Below you will find The Complete Blogspot Archive

Development outside the comfort zone

Experience of a parallel performance audit in the Western Balkans In it’s very foundation, every change means stretching, it means excursion outside the usual habits and routines we are comfortable with. This kind of journey always takes us along a bumpy road and our...

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A framework for Reporting on Public Finance Management

When I assumed my new role as CEO at AFROSAI-E recently, a number of topical issues, amongst others Professionalisation; Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms; SAIs operating in fragile states and SDGs, sparked excitement and enthusiasm in me.  I would like to share...

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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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News

ASEANSAI Newsletter

ASEANSAI Newsletter

Please find below the latest ASEANSAI newsletter reporting on, among other things, the 4th ASEANSAI summit taking place in Vientiane, LAO PDR - where the regional chairmanship was handed over from the National Audit Authority of Kingdom of Cambodia to the State Audit...

The Future of Audit: No Magic Recipes

The Future of Audit: No Magic Recipes

Following the interesting theme of the GALF-meeting 2017: ”The auditor of the future” and the engagements arising from the CBC annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in September 2017, the CBC Secretariat is happy to publish this article written by Ms Tytti Yli-Viikari,...

PASAI Bulletin January 2018

PASAI Bulletin January 2018

Please read in the latest issue of the PASAI Bulletin about the CBC Chair's visit to the PASAI region and to the Office of the Auditor General of New Zealand! PASAI Bulletin January...

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...