12th Meeting of INTOSAI Working Group on Key National Indicators Held in Bratislava
The delegation from the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation chaired by auditor Dmitry Zaytsev took part in the 12th meeting of the INTOSAI* Working Group on Key National Indicators (WGKNI), which was held in Bratislava, the capital of the Slovak Republic, on April 2-3.
The Accounts Chamber took part in the OECD Auditors Alliance
On March 21-23, the Accounts Chamber delegation took part in the anti-corruption forum of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as well as in the Auditors Alliance conference that brought together more than 600 auditors from 67 countries. Common challenges for the Supreme Audit Institutions were discussed: changes in the field of public administration of external audit, digitalization, auditors competence, etc. In addition, on the margins of the events, Aleksey Kudrin, Chair of the Accounts Chamber, held a number of bilateral meetings with auditors from France, Argentina, Finland, and Chile, where topical issues of cooperation and the upcoming INTOSAI Congress in September were discussed.
The Supreme Audit Institutions of Russia and Bulgaria have updated the Cooperation Agreement
The Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Russia and Bulgaria signed an updated version of the Cooperation Agreement.
Dmitry Zaitsev: the new role of auditor – researcher and consultant
Nowadays, the working conditions of the supreme audit institutions (SAIs) are changing more and more. Approaches to government auditing are also evolving accordingly. In his speech at the third joint conference of EUROSAI and ASOSAI, Dmitry Zaitsev, the auditor of the Accounts Chamber, outlined new approaches in the SAI activities. “First of all, proactive and state-wide approaches, accountability for the result and “correction of errors,” strategic planning, effective allocation of the SAI resources as well as a new quality of interaction with stakeholders are needed,” the auditor said.
Evolution of Auditing: from financial audit to the strategic one.
In the light of changes in the public administration mechanisms, calls to reform methods of accounting have grown particularly loud, and action is on the way. That is why at the panel discussion on January 16th, 2019 chief officers of supreme audit institutions (SAIs) from Russia, Indonesia, Austria, Finland, China and the USA within the framework of the 10th Gaidar Forum in Moscow discussed audit transformation aimed at achieving national goals, enhancing auditors’ independence and increasing their participation as partners for national government.
Supreme audit institutions discussed preparations for the XXIIIrd INTOSAI Congress
Dmitry Zaitsev, Auditor of the Accounts Chamber, held bilateral meetings with representatives of the Supreme Audit Institutions of Austria, China, USA and Finland at the site of the Gaidar Forum.