Below you will find The Complete Blogspot Archive

Fragility – what is it really?

When the Capacity Building Committee held its annual meeting in Washington DC earlier this year, I had the privilege to meet old friends and new colleagues in the international community and discuss how to best support the development of SAIs. One of this year’s...

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SAI´s (financial) independence – a pie in the sky?

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) could count, without any doubt, among the most important pillars in national democratic systems. According to ISSAI 1 (the Lima Declaration), ISSAI 10 (the Mexico Declaration) and UN General Assembly Resolutions A/66/209 (adopted in...

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We have to change to stay the same

We have to change to stay the same![1] This was the challenging slogan of the 2014 EUROSAI The Hague congress, underlining the importance of innovation and adaptability for our continuing relevance as Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). With this call to arms in mind,...

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Leadership and learning

I will in my blog travel back in time. The year is 2004 and the location is Lilongwe, Malawi. I have just arrived in Malawi as a relatively young man, to become the new long term advisor to the National Audit Office of Malawi. I am extremely excited, naively...

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WHY should a SAI be strong

Fifteen years ago, I made the journey from Barbados to the Cayman Islands and from auditing in the private sector to, for the first time, auditing in the public sector. Not only did my journey bring a new cultural perspective but also a revitalized passion for my...

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Learn and Progress with Friends

China’s first Auditor-General, Mr Yu Mingtao, is turning 100 years old in 2017. He was appointed Auditor-General in 1983 when the National Audit Office of China was established. In a recently published book, he recalled the early days when he, as the new Auditor...

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Opportunities for interregional cooperation

In my work with the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) over the past five years, it has been gratifying to see oversight bodies cooperate more closely. In particular, eLearning courses and coordinated audits involving...

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A SAI Mentor’s Commitment to help build SAI Capacity

  It is said that to whom much is given, much is expected. This usually comes to mind, whenever I get to think of the opportunities that Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) have given to their personnel like sending them to training programs, knowledge sharing...

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News

CBC Annual Meeting – save the date!

CBC Annual Meeting – save the date!

Please make sure to block your calendars for the next CBC Annual Meeting, generously hosted by SAI Kuwait, on 3-5 September, 2018. All necessary information will be available on the website in due course, as well as e-mailed. So keep an eye out for the next...

PASAI Bulletin available

PASAI Bulletin available

Please find below the latest PASAI Bulletin. Inside this bulletin you can read about: • New Audit Act 2017 for the Kiribati Audit Office • IDI/PASAI Quality Assurance Review of Compliance Audit of Procurement • GUAM Office Granted INTOSAI Affiliate Membership • Guam...

PASAI October Bulletin

PASAI October Bulletin

Please find below the October issue of the PASAI Bulletin, covering issues as Australaisan Council of Auditors General (ACAG) establishes a secretariat to align regional efforts Implementation of SAI PMF in the Pacific Tonga attending UNDP workshop on Risk screening...

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