INTOSAI Development Initiative

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Featured Journal Articles

CBC blog: Challenge your perception of what competency looks like this year

"...for women it’s still difficult to break the glass-ceiling, even when they are competent and experienced."

Global Stocktaking Shows Slow Progress in Difficult Waters

In September 2021, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) released the Global Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) Stocktaking Report 2020.

Strengthening The Relationship Between SAIs And The IMF

The IMF has encouraged countries to act promptly, while also increasing efforts to ensure transparency and accountability of public spending.

IDI Champions Gender Equality with SAIs

Gender equality is necessary for flourishing societies and growing economies, and its positive effect has been proven by research.

IDI’s Gender Annex Indicates Sais Need To Build Capacity To Become More Gender Responsive

On December 10, 2021, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) launched a special Gender Annex to the Global Stocktaking Report 2020.

IDI Releases Video On Gender Equality

On November 25, 2021—the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women—the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) released their video on gender equality.

Risk and crisis management for SAIs: heightened resilience for increased performance

The global COVID19 crisis has forced many supreme audit institutions to face how well – or how poorly – they are able to work in crisis mode. 

The role of the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) in strengthening the capacity and performance of supreme audit institutions in developing countries

The work of SAIs is ensuring effective public sector auditing matters, and it is increasingly recognized that strong and well-functioning SAIs can be key pillars in developing effective states, democratic development and trust in governments.

IDI Launches Initiative To Help Sais Strengthen Crisis And Risk Management

 IDI is rolling out a new initiative—Crisis and Risk Management for SAI Performance (CRISP)

SAIs Contribute To Building Strong And Resilient National Public Health Systems

SAIs have a key role to play in addressing the deepening inequalities during such pandemics and in ensuring vulnerable segments of the population are not left behind.

Strategic Management When All Bets Are Off

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, SAI teams participating in IDI's SPMR inititaivefound themselves in a precarious situation. 

Interview with Eduardo Ruiz García, former Secretary-General of the ECA

‘It’s our people who make the difference!’ On 1 June 2020, Eduardo Ruiz García finished his mandate as the ECA’s SecretaryGeneral after more than 11 years.