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The ACCC workstream aims to hold two or three webinars per year on topics of particular relevance for SAIs in complex and challenging contexts. Should the information below not be sufficient, please do not hesitate to contact

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Recent webinars:

16 December 2021: “Working with Parliaments, in particular Public Accounts Committees

In many countries Parliaments are our key stakeholders. When our financial audits are produced, when our performance audit reports are published, their impact is increased substantially if the parliament receives the audits and uses them to hold the government to account. Exploring working with parliaments’ whose PACs are relatively new, we heard Mr. Nejib GTARI, First President of the Court of Accounts Tunisia and Mr Ilir Salihu, Deputy Auditor General.

Webinar summary: Summary from webinar on Working with Parliaments

Ppt material: Working with Parliaments, Kosovo and Tunisia CoA presentation

Webinar recording:


9 November 2021: “Getting Connected”.

Getting connected is not always easy and for many SAIs it has been exceedingly difficult to continue to operate effectively due to the pandemic. In this webinar Fabian Tonda, Head of ICT at SAI Uganda talked about his experience in Uganda, describing the situation he faced when he took over, outlining did so far and what challenges that remain (ppt: CBC PRESENTATION). Frederick Bobo, AFROSAI-E’s IT audit manager spoke about what he and the regional group of IT experts try to do, what are the main challenges, and how they try to manage these (ppt: AFROSAI-E presentation – Getting connected Nov 2021).

Webinar summary: Getting Connected Summary

Webinar recording: Auditing in Challenging and Complex Contexts – INTOSAI CBC workstream – recording_37


1 July 2021: “Gaining and safeguarding independence”

In this webinar, IDI outlined recent work to support SAI independence, including work with international development partners, and the launch of a rapid response capability to use when the independence of SAIs is being threatened. 

Webinar summary: 20210701 Summary

Webinar recording


8 June 2021: Professionalisation of audit staff

Facilitator of the webinar was Mr Bruce Vivian, Senior Manager, Professionalisation, AFROSAI-E.

Speakers from SAI Moçambique and SAI Afghanistan also shared their experiences in this very well visited webinar. Please find the link to the Youtube clip created by SAI Afghanistan here: – and the slides presented by SAI Mozambique: CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME FOR EXTERNAL AUDITORS JANUARY 2020.

Webinar summary: 20210608 Summary

Webinar recording: Developing Professional Training Programme


16 March 2021: Recruiting and Retaining Staff

The participants were taken through the new infographic on Recruting and Retaining staff and took part of interesting input from the SAIs of Sierra Leone and Rwanda. T

Webinar summary: Recruiting and Retaining Financial Audit Staff – webinar summary 16 March

Webinar recording:

28 January 2021: IPSAS: Implications for SAIs

Khalid Hamid, International Director, CIPFA lead the discussion, and alsoMicah-Tebah Belleh, Audit Manager of SAI Liberia spoke on: “Experiences of adopting the IPSAS on SAI Liberia and supporting the Ministry of Finance”.

Webinar recording: Auditing in Challenging and Complex Contexts – INTOSAI CBC workstream – recording_25 (Note: If you are not able to view the recording link, the session owner may have disabled public access to this recording. Please contact the session owner to enable public access for this recording).

Webinar summary: 28 January webinar IPSAS Summary

3 November 2020: We want to get to a new level as a SAI, now how do we make it happen?

The First Presidents of the SAIs of Madagascar and Niger shared their experiences of setting priorities and engaging donor support.

Webinar recording: Auditing in Challenging and Complex Contexts – INTOSAI CBC workstream – November 3, 2pm UK Time Zone – recording_24

Webinar summary: Niger and Madagascar webinar summary

15 June 2020: Covid-19 implications for SAI strategic management

Led by Ms. Dafina Dimitrova, Senor Manager of IDI’s SAI Governance Department

Webinar recording: CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_23

Dafina Dimitrova’s presentation: CBC presentation June 15 Summary

Webinar summary: June 15 Summary 

29 April 2020: “Lessons from auditing the management of funds donated to fight the Ebola outbreak in 2014 in Sierra Leone

Led by a Deputy Auditor General of SAI Sierra Leone, Mr Tamba Momoh.

Webinar recording: CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_22

Mr Tamba Momoh’s presentation: Audit in an Emergency – SAI Sierra Leone Eloba audit experience

Webinar summary: available soon

Earlier webinars:

18 March 2020:

OAG Somalia’s historic financial and compliance audits: First hand experiences of delivering audits in complex and challenging contexts”.

The Auditor General of Somalia Mr. Mohamed M. Ali is interviewed by IDI’s Jostein F. Tellnes, followed by a discussion among participants.

Webinar recording: CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_18

Webinar summary: 20200318 Summary webinar Somalia OAG

21 January, 2020: “Challenges facing SAIs in responding to the needs of the state”

The webinar was led by the Deputy Auditor General of the Office of the Auditor General of Kosovo, Mr Salihu. He shared how SAI Kosovo responds to requests for audits from Parliament and civil society organizations.

Webinar recording:  CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_17

Webinar presentation: 20200203 PowerPoint presentation SAI Kosovo

Webinar summary: 20200203 ACCC SAI Kosovo webinar summary final

15 October 2019: “How are SAIs contributing to business development”

The webinar led by the President of the State Audit and Administrative Control Bureau of Palestine, Mr Iyab.

Webinar recording: CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_16

Webinar slides (ppt): 20191015 How are SAIs contributing to business development

Webinar summary: 20191015 Business Development Webinar Summary

11 June 2019: “Public participation in the audit process

Webinar led by Deputy Auditor General of Kenya, Mr David Gichana.

Webinar recording: CBC workstream on Auditing in Complex and Challenging Contexts. – recording_2

20190611 Webinar summary

10 April 2019: “Meeting expectations with limited resources

Webinar lead by SAI Sierra Leone.

Webinar presentation – Meeting expectations (ppt)

Paper – Managing Expectations with limited resources

20190410 Webinar summary

First ACCC webinar: “Building trust of Governments – and keeping it

Webinar lead by Ms Yusador Gaye, Auditor General of Liberia.

Webinar recording:

Building Government’s Trust with Citizens – ppt

How is trust lost – notes