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.
How COVID-19 changes public procurement: quick decisions, joint procurement and open data
According to the European Commission, improving public procurement process can yield big savings: even a 1% efficiency gain could save EUR 20 billion per year. In our new digest, we look at how the coronavirus pandemic may serve as an additional stimulus for reforming the system and what needs to be done to find a balance between time, efficiency and compliance with procurement procedures.
Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation participated in 55th ASOSAI Governing Board meeting
On July 27 the delegation of the Accounts Chamber headed by Aleksei Kudrin participated in the 55th ASOSAI Governing Board virtual meeting. The agenda covered issues related to the budget, strategic planning, as well as the results of ASOSAI work and activities for the past year.
Involvement of all sides and full use of technologies could help SAIs to cope with COVID-19 pandemic
More than 150 experts from over 50 countries have participated in the webinar on remote auditing challenges and technological solutions under the SCEI Expert Group on COVID-19.
ACRF Journal: first results on auditing UN Sustainable Development Agenda in Russia
The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation does not stay apart from the implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda both at the national and international levels. Now we are glad to present the latest developments in auditing sustainable development in Russia and opinions of prominent experts from around the world.