On 15 October 2015 the State audit office of Vietnam (SAV) launched a performance audit that aims to evaluate the environmental management and rehabilitation on mining industry in Thai Nguyen Province. The audit was performed as results of a survey that gathered initial information and data of environmental rehabilitation on mining industry in Thai Nguyen … Continue reading “SAI Vietnam: Evaluating the environmental management and rehabilitation on mining industry in Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam”

The German Government through GIZ (Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit) is working on improving public financial management and good government in Africa. GIZ recognises the importance and value of developing SAI capacity and effective work with Parliaments, particularly in resource-rich African countries. In seeking to develop and share good practice, GIZ collaborated with seven African SAIs … Continue reading “GIZ Workshop: Enhancing SAI Capacity in Auditing the Extractive Industry Sector; Kampala 10-12 September 2015”

Coordinated EI audit in OLACEFs Posted by WGEI On Aug 25, 2015

Cooperative audits have been carried out in INTOSAI with different objectives and methodologies. In most cases, they are tools to study and analyze policies of regional and international interest. More recently, the cooperative audits have also been used as part of a strategy for capacity development. Under the Organisation of Latin America and Caribbean Supreme … Continue reading “Coordinated EI audit in OLACEFs”

With the assistance of the GIZ Academy for International Co-operation, SAI representatives from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia gathered in Germany I June to exchange experience and build competence in audit of the extractive industries. Colleagues from SAI Brazil, SAI Estonia and the EITI secretariat in Oslo also contributed to the event, … Continue reading “Seven African SAIs gather for regional EI training”

The EI Value Chain: Possible Audit Topics Posted by WGEI On Aug 25, 2015

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) can play a role in ensuring that countries reap maximum benefits from the EI sector and keep negative effects to a minimum. The type of audit to be carried out will depend on the competency level at SAI, their audit mandate, access to relevant data, the maturity of government institutions and … Continue reading “The EI Value Chain: Possible Audit Topics”