Professional SAIs. Credible results. Public trust.
The Capacity Building Committee is the INTOSAI advocate and custodian for SAI capacity development.
We facilitate initiatives in support of SAIs and regions building their capacities and enhancing their capabilities.
Ensuring professionalism of SAIs
To optimize the performance of, and trust in, public auditing, SAIs must focus on continuous improvement, competent personnel, professional standards, and ideal work environments. These pillars foster excellence and empower SAIs in fulfilling their mandates.
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Ideal working environment
Professional standards and guidance
Core to the audit profession are competent auditors, needing continuous competency development to apply standards in line with their SAI mandate.
Assessment and ongoing improvement
SAIs should assess and improve compliance with professional standards, measuring holistic performance, ideally via the SAI Performance Measurement Framework.
The 77th INTOSAI Governing Board took place in Vienna on 19-22 November, where the CBC chair Ms Tsakani Maluleke presented the CBC report for 2023. The report gives an overview of the CBC commendable accomplishments, and the CBC was also given a grant to...
In a very strong and moving ACCC event our colleagues at the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine (ACU) shared how they manage to stay strong and maintain their work operations and everyday life through the extremely challenging times of an ongoing war. The webinar received...
The Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil (TCU) has recently launched a new initiative to enhance the competencies and skills of its auditors. The Professional Trajectories are learning pathways that guide the development of auditors in different areas of expertise,...
Wednesday, 27 September, at 10-11 am CET. The CBC workstream for Auditing in Complex and Challenging Context - ACCC - invites you to a webinar with the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine (ACU), "Visit to SAI Ukraine". Our colleagues at the Ukrainian SAI will share how they...
Join CBC for this special event, arranged by the workstream ACCC (Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts) in close cooperation with SAI Ukraine (Accounting Chamber of Ukraine - ACU). Date: Wednesday 27 September, 2023. Time: 10.00 am CET. Please find the details...
By Sinaroseta Palamo-Iosefo, Director Practice Development, PASAI Last month, I had the privilege of attending the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) Annual Meeting in Kingston, Jamaica. Other meetings held jointly with the CBC meeting were the INTOSAI Donor...
n the spring of 2023 IFAC launched a series of interviews featuring inspirational women with diverse roles and backgrounds who all have one thing in common: their accountancy education has contributed to their accomplishments. The July edition is dedicated to...
Each workstream uniquely contributes to enhancing public sector auditing. Explore their roles in capacity building, upholding professional standards, and innovating for public administration improvement.
Audit of Donor Funds
The workstream supports CBC’s strategic objective 2.5: “Engage strategically with the wider international development community in the interest of SAI capacity development.”
CBC Guides and Occasional Papers
The INTOSAI CBC Meeting in Stockholm in 2015 established a working group to manage the CBC guide series.
Regional Forum For Capacity Development
SubCommittee on Peer Reviews
IntoSAINT is a tool to assess the vulnerabilities and the maturity of the integrity controls of SAIs.
Subcommittee on Cooperative Audits
"When you walk into an organisation on your first day and are greeted happily you know your tenure will be a pleasant one. About seven years ago, I was warmly welcomed at the PASAI Secretariat office in Auckland and immediately felt at home with my co-staff and as a...
By Sinaroseta Palamo-Iosefo, Director – Practice Development, PASAI A mandate that provides supreme audit institutions (SAIs) the discretion to select areas of audit focus is a tremendous responsibility. It deserves proper strategic planning, external consultation and...
By Fredrick M. Bobo | Information Systems Audit Manager, AFROSAI-E "The concept of big data has been topical for the last few years. Understandably so because it has been one of the technological trends of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). When it comes to...
By Johanna Gardmark, Senior International Advisor, Swedish National Audit Office "As we are – hopefully – quickly approaching the end of a multi-year pandemic, it seems like a good time to pause a bit for...
By Camilla Fredriksen, Manager (and Gender Champion) Global Foundations Unit, IDI "Recently there was debate in the Norwegian media about a high-profile recruitment. The discourse brought up some outdated perceptions about who is best qualified for a...
Parting blog: Our dear friend and long-time colleague, David Goldsworthy, has announced that he is retiring and will no longer support the CBC’s work with SAIs in complex and challenging contexts. We are sorry to see him go and have invited him to write a...