INTOSAI Development Initiative

Supporting effective, accountable and inclusive Supreme Audit Institutions

LOTA Pioneer

Application for LOTA Pioneers 2023-2024 is now closed!

LOTA Pioneer 2023-2024 is now open and SAIs should have received Invitation packages by now.

SAIs may nominate 2 Auditors by accomplishing the form through the button below. 

In completing the form, SAIs will be requested to submit the following files:

  • Filled-in and signed SAI Commitment and Nomination form;
  • Application letters that demonstrate the nominated SAI Pioneers' (Strategy and Audit) suitability as per criteria;
  • CVs of the SAI Pioneers (Strategy and Audit).

As mentioned in the announcement, the IDI will review the applications and select 25 SAIs (50 candidates) for participation in the SAI Pioneers 2023-2024. The IDI will use the following criteria in selecting SAIs:

  • Completeness and quality of information in the applications;
  • Nominated LOTA Pioneers meet eligibility criteria;
  • SAI readiness to carry out LOTA scans, develop LOTA strategy and conduct LOTA audits;
  • SAI’s willingness to commit required time and resources;
  • Regional spread of SAIs;
  • Gender and inclusiveness considerations.

For qualification criteria for LOTA Pioneers (Strategy and Audit) please refer to the LOTA Pioneers Announcement.

Please also see the announcement for an outline of costs covered by the IDI.

We request you to kindly arrange to send us all requested documents (SAI Commitment and Nomination form, SAI Pioneers application letters, and CVs) no later than 31 March 2023. Please ensure that the details of each of the nominees are uploaded in the form through the button below. We will unfortunately not be able to consider applications received after the indicated timeline.

If you have any questions or doubts about LOTA Pioneer please contact IDI LOTA team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We hope you will join us on this journey of SAI audits digital transformation for the benefit of all!