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IDI: Global SAI Stocktaking Report

The Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2014 presents the results on SAI performance, capacities and needs based on 2014 data by providing a global perspective on the performance of SAIs, identifying changes in SAI performance and needs as compared to the 2010 Stocktaking report, presenting the capacity development needs as communicated by SAIs and indicating possible areas for further research. The data has been obtained and triangulated from different sources including the 2014 IDI Global Survey, PEFA assessments, International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Index, SAI Capacity Development...

AFROSAI-E saddened at the passing of Louis Heunis

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the sudden passing of Louis Heunis from the African Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions for English-speaking countries (AFROSAI-E). Louis had been with the AGSA for over 40 years. In recent years Louis had established himself as a subject matter expert focussing on the relatively new direction of environmental auditing. He contributed widely to the 26 AFROSAI-E member countries as well as to the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) community with support in this field. Louis was involved in a fatal car...

Mr Jan Landahl, Auditor-General of the Swedish National Audit Office retired on 5 March 2015

We wish him all the best and express our sincere gratitude for all his support and valued contributions over many years. Through him the Swedish National Audit Office made a tremendous difference in the performance of our organisation and many of our member countries directly through bilateral support programmes.Click here to read his farewell message

Real time audit by the Auditor-General of Sierra Leone on the management of Ebola Funds

Real time audit by the Auditor-General of Sierra Leone on the management of Ebola Funds The Auditor-General of Sierra Leone, Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce, recently tabled a report on the management of Ebola funds. This is a practical example of a SAI taking a pro-active approach to audit an emergency and the financial implications relating to it, enabling timely accountability and corrective actions. The audit was undertaken in order to ascertain whether allocations and donations received in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease were utilised with due regard to economy and efficiency and...

SAI Independence – An Update

The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) recently published an interesting article entitled “SAI Independence – An Update” in Volume 8 of their newsletter, IDI Focus. Click on the link below to read the newsletter http://intosaidevelopmentinitiative.cmail2.com/t/ViewEmail/

AFROSAI-E welcomes SAI Somalia to the community

We would like to officially extend a warm welcome to the SAI of Somalia as they recently became the 26th member of AFROSAI-E. We wish them all the best and hope they will make the most of the training opportunities.