Below you will find The Complete Blogspot Archive

Success factors for applying what has been learned?

In October 2019 I attended AFROSAI-E’s Technical Update in Cape Town, a knowledge sharing- and networking event for the English-speaking countries of the African region, with close to 180 participants. The event offered the participants guidance on new technical...

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Bridge the gap with plain language

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity, a lesson I learnt from a recent peer-to-peer cooperation between my SAI and the Swedish National Audit Office (SNAO) on plain language. It was my first introduction to understanding how words - so...

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Implementing Data Analytics: Critical Success Factors

The biennial UN/INTOSAI Symposia provide opportunities for capacity building for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) through exchange of subject-specific experiences and information in all relevant fields of public sector auditing. The 24th Symposium, held in Vienna,...

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Applying the ISSAIs and closing the circle

The Professional Standards Committee (PSC) recently carried out a large consultation with Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) worldwide as part of the planning for the Strategic Development Plan 2020-2025 (SDP). The SDP was created in 2016 to provide the general...

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Making the connection

One session of the latest annual meeting of the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee was dedicated to presenting examples of peer-to-peer co-operation. Together with Albanian colleagues, we, the Polish SAI, presented the development of the very good working relations...

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Strategic Management requires Ownership for Sustainability

One of the fundamental areas where Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the Pacific region require support is in the development of effective strategic plans, that the SAIs will then implement and report on. This need was met with the timely request from the INTOSAI...

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Benefits of co-operating with peers

When I first started my work at the Supreme Audit Institution of Palestine, one challenge was how to start co-operating with international peers so that we could use our shared knowledge and experience to increase our productivity and the quality of our...

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News

ACCC workshop in Kuala Lumpur

ACCC workshop in Kuala Lumpur

On December 12-13, the Swedish National Audit Office (SNAO) organized a workshop for supreme audit insitiutions in complex and chllenging contexts. The workshop took place back-to-back with a conference held by IFAC (International Federation of Accountants) in Kuala...

ACCC Tunis workshop report available

ACCC Tunis workshop report available

On 17 and 18 October 2019, the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee’s workstream on Auditing in complex and challenging contexts (ACCC) convened a meeting for a small group of SAIs from the ARABOSAI region to share experiences and to explore opportunities for a...

Seminar on Professionalisation at Swedish NAO

Seminar on Professionalisation at Swedish NAO

Between his participation in the IDI Board meeting and the meeting on INTOSAI standards in Oslo, Mr Jan van Schalkwyk; Corporate Executive at SAI South Africa and chair of the CBC Task Force on INTOSAI Auditor Professionalisation (TFIAP) was invited to the Swedish NAO...

Compilation of CBC blogs

Compilation of CBC blogs

During INCOSAI in Moscow in September, one of the most attractive items disappearing quickly from the CBC booth, was the collection of blogs written by INTOSAI members from all over the world over the past three years. For colleagues who did not manage to get their...

ACCC forum held in Tunis

ACCC forum held in Tunis

Top management representatives from seven SAIs met in Tunis on 17-18 October to discuss experiences on shared challenges and opportunities in a workshop. The event was generously hosted by SAI Tunisia and organized in cooperation between the ARABOSAI General...