Digital Auditing in Russia and China: regional agencies help their SAIs to enrich databases
“Regular ACRF monitorings of SAIs’ activities during the COVID-19 show the significant increase in digitalization around the world. The pandemic has forced the implementation of new technologies and mechanisms in our work. SAIs have to switch to working online: remote access to databases, online services for auditing and knowledge exchange in this sphere”, – stated Timur Makhmutov, Director of Department for International and Regional Cooperation, in his welcome address at the seminar on digitalization held by the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation and the National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China.
Meeting with SAI France: discussion on the economic development and the new normal for SAIs in the COVID era
Remote audits, monitoring reschedule, staff working from home – the new normal for SAIs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chairs of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Aleksei Kudrin and the French Cour des comptes Pierre Moscovici exchanged their views on the further development of auditing agenda and the world economy.
Russian-Cuban seminar “Informatization of audit processes”
Nowadays SAIs rely extensively on IT systems to collect more information on auditing, but sometimes they face information technology operational challenges that hinder the ability to effectively carry out high quality monitoring.
Mr Aleksei Kudrin summarized the first year of INTOSAI Chairmanship
Mr Aleksei Kudrin, Head of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, held the 74th INTOSAI Governing Board meeting and summarized SAI Russia’s first year as Chair of this world’s biggest international audit organization.
How COVID-19 affects the implementation of the SDGs: tough challenges and green plans for the future
According to the United Nations, the pandemic has been an unprecedented wake-up call for governments, businesses and people themselves. It has laid bare deep inequalities and exposed precisely the failures that are addressed in the 2030 Agenda. In this digest issue, we look at how the world is moving towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and how to stay on track in the trying times of the pandemic.