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 –...

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,...

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...

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...

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...