International Congress of the International Organizations of Supreme Audit Institutions (INCOSAI) opens in Moscow
In the coming days, Moscow will be the focus of attention of auditors from all over the world – XXIII International Congress of Supreme Audit Institutions pulling together Supreme Audit Institutions of 194 countries, will open in Moscow Manege on Wednesday, 25 September 2019.
This year, the SAI of Russia assumes the chairmanship of INTOSAI, and the head of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Aleksei Kudrin will become President of INTOSAI for the next three years.
Participants of the Congress held from 25 to 27 September will discuss the role of auditing in achieving national development goals - a report on this topic is being prepared by the Russian side. The SAI of China chairs the theme Information technologies for the development of the public administration.
In addition to the panel sessions, the Congress will include strategic sessions of participants on the development of INTOSAI itself: how to further increase the organization performance, how to ensure trust between the audit institutions and other stakeholders.
The Congress is held every three years and is the supreme organ of INTOSAI. The Congress will be attended by delegations from about 170 different INTOSAI member countries, experts in public administration and economy, representatives of the UN, the World Bank, OECD and others.
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