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INTOSAI Atlas on SDGs

This tool provides you with an overview of the reports on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) published by the INTOSAI member SAIs.

The world map below allows you to zoom in on the individual countries to see how many SDG reports have been published to date. When you click on a country, you will see, in the detailed results provided further down, the full report (in one or more of INTOSAI’s official languages). If available, you will also see the report´s executive summary, the methodologies/tools/manuals and the central recommendations.

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Algeria, 2018
Government preparedness to implement the SDGs

Recommendations:

In 2018, the Algerian Court of Accounts has reviewed the preparedness of the Algerian government to implement the SDGs, to determine whether the government has made the necessary arrangements to implement the 2030 Agenda.

The review was conducted in compliance with the legal and regulatory provisions applicable to the functioning of the Court of Accounts and in accordance with the methodology for reviewing the preparedness of governments to implement SGDs, consisting of seven steps. The operation involved 12 ministries including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Interior, Water Resources, Finance, in addition to some national bodies such as the National Economic and Social Council, the National Office of Statistics and the Algerian Space Agency.

  • Preparedness Audit
Jordan, 2019
The Performance Audit of the Marine Environment Administration in the Gulf of Aqaba

Executive summary:

  1. There are no clear perspectives for expenditures related to the Emergency and Environment Fund.
  2. There are no procedures related to the transfer of coral from one area to another in the Gulf of Aqaba, through which mechanisms and procedures for transporting coral are determined in a safe technical manner that preserves the sustainability of the marine coral even though it forms the last reef on the northern globe.
  3. There are no approved technical specifications to monitor the quality of industrial water basins that will be implemented within tourism projects.
  4. There is no legislative document regulating the relationship between the Environment Directorate and the Aqaba Development Company with regard to coral transport and the referral of related bids.
  5. There is no statement in the Environmental Protection System detailing the financial penalties for various environmental violations, whereby the fine imposes according to the provisions of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Law; this obliges the perpetrator of the financial violation to pay the amount of one thousand dinars whatever the type of violation.
  6. Lack of coordination with the Environment Directorate at the Aqaba Economic Zone and the General Customs Department to carry out laboratory tests and collect fees on exports and imports at the Aqaba Special Economic Zone.
  7. There is no clear standard for the Environmental Commission to exempt or reduce the value of environmental violations, as the exemption process is done by submitting an application from the concerned person to be approved by the Environment Directorate.
  8. The coast region has not been declared a marine reserve; despite its unique species of coral threaten with extinction.
  9. Failure to meet the amounts of J.D (455769) to be collected as environmental fees.
  10. Some Expenditure from the Emergency and Environment Fund account are for other purposes not related to environmental protection.

 

  • GOAL 14: Life Below Water
Jordan, 2018
Drinking water loss management performance audit in capital governorate

Executive summary:

In line with the commitment of the Jordan Audit Bureau to implement the cooperative audit in the field of water protection with the Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA) of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI), A Performance audit has been conducted by the team to evaluate the  management of drinking water loss in Amman.

The objective of the audit was to verify the efficiency of the procedures and processes implemented by the Water Authority and Miyahuna Company in reducing the drinking water loss in the Capital Governorate (Amman) during the period 2015–2018 and to study the processes implemented to limit the illegal uses and aggressions on the drinking water networks.

The audit found many important issues whether in the legislative, regulatory or technical framework that must be improved, and based on these findings, the Audit Bureau of Jordan recommended that the water authority and Miyahuna company should emphasize the importance of preparing an integrated strategy to reduce water loss and address all its causes, and to develop normative values and target values for all elements of action plans to reduce the percentage of water losses and determine the mechanism of implementation over the years of the plan.

  • GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Jordan, 2018
Review report of Jordanian Government's preparedness to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Executive summary:

The results of the review showed that their is a reasonable preparedness for the Government of Jordan to implement its political commitment regarding the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs 2030, it has develop the regulatory and institutional framework to achieve this with the participation of representatives of all relevant stakeholders, along with the allocation of responsibilities for the implementation of these goals at the ministerial level and the adoption of the necessary strategic plans and associate it with a good share of statistical data necessary for the implementation of the indicators of these goals, the Government is finalizing the national monitoring and control system to follow up progress in the implementation of the SDGs in Jordan so that it is accessible to all. It should be noted that the Government of Jordan is committed to prepare the necessary reports and submit it to the United Nations within the deadlines; the first voluntary report was delivered in 2017.

On the other hand, this commitment by the Government is confronted with multiple challenges, the most important of which is the insecurity and political instability in the countries of the neighboring region in addition; there is a lack of financial resources to implement these goals, especially after Jordan has received large numbers of Syrian refugees who have drained the Treasury. To overcome these challenges, the Jordanian government needs to activate international efforts to secure the necessary funds for the implementation of the SDGs and make further efforts to coordinate the mechanism for measuring the implementation of these goals and to ensure a lack of data to measure the indicators of these goals, in addition to identifying implementation responsibilities among those involved in the implementation of certain goals and activating the means of cooperation among all related entities, as well as clarifying the accountability arrangements for this and expand the participation of stakeholders in the follow- up of the SDGs by government agencies.

  • Preparedness Audit
Palestine, 2018
Review of the Palestinian Government Preparedness for the Sustainable Development Goals Final Report
  • Preparedness Audit
Sudan, 2018
A Report on the preparedness of the Republic of Sudan to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030
  • Preparedness Audit