The CBC’s role

The INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) is one of four main committees of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).

INTOSAI operates as an umbrella organisation for the external government audit community. It has a membership of approximately 190 Supreme Audit Institutions. INTOSAI is organized into four main committees, divided into Goals 1-4:

  1. Professional Standards,
  2. Capacity Building,
  3. Knowledge Sharing, and
  4. Model International Organization.

The Capacity Building Committee works in close cooperation with the  INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) as well as the Professional Standards Committee (PSC), the Knowledge Sharing Committee, and the Finance and Administration Committee (FAC). The CBC annually reports to the INTOSAI Governing Board.

INTOSAI is also divided into seven regions (AFROSAI, ARABOSAI, ASOSAICAROSAI, EUROSAI, OLACEFS, PASAI), which are also important partners for the CBC.
Every three years the INTOSAI Congress (INCOSAI) assembles, where formal documents from the committees are endorsed and mandates approved. At the XXI INCOSAI in Beijing in 2013, the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee was given a clear mandate to reform its work and improve efficiency.

Task and mandate of CBC

In giving the CBC a mandate to reform, INCOSAI recognized that the world of capacity building in INTOSAI has moved on substantially since 2004 when the committee was originally formed. We have seen a significant development in the INTOSAI regions’ activity on this arena, the Professional Standards Committee (PSC) has produced a comprehensive set of audit standards in a framework accessible to all INTOSAI members, and the Knowledge Sharing Committee (KSC) has produced an increasing number of guidance resources with substance and focus, the IDI now has a much greater capability and a broader focus on capacity development and INTOSAI has an active formalized structure of engagement with international donors through the INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation.

News

Detailed agenda for CBC annual meeting available

Detailed agenda for CBC annual meeting available

Please find the detailed agenda for the upcoming CBC annual meeting in Tokyo below: CBC Annual meeting agenda Kindly remember the registration deadline 16 MAY! Under the CBC website menu tag Annual Meeting 2019 you will find the invitation letter from the Japanese...

Global peer review survey results 2019

Global peer review survey results 2019

Every year, the CBC subcommittee on Peer reviews runs a global survey about various aspects of peer reviews within the INTOSAI community. The survey 2019 was conducted in January and February. The questionnaire (in English, French and Spanish) was sent to almost 480...

First ARABOSAI Newsletter now available

First ARABOSAI Newsletter now available

We are happy to be able to share the first issue of the new ARABOSAI Newsletter! It includes topics as ISSAI implementation, professionalisation and how we, as public auditors, can inspire eachother. Find the newsletter here:...

INTOSAI Goal Chair Cooperation (GCC) meeting in Goa

INTOSAI Goal Chair Cooperation (GCC) meeting in Goa

Representatives of the leadership of INTOSAI’s Goal Committees met for three productive days in in March, under the able leadership of SAI India as KSC Chair. In addition to the PSC Chair and Vice Chair (SAI Brazil and the European Court of Auditors) and the CBC Chair...

New EUROSAI Magazine now available

New EUROSAI Magazine now available

Please be informed that No. 24 of the EUROSAI Magazine is now available in English: http://maquetacioneditorial.com/eurosai/N24/EN/.  Also the French, German, Russian and Spanish versions of the Magazine will be uploaded on the EUROSAI website in the following weeks....