Developing a vaccine can take 10 years or longer. However, as COVID-19 cases rapidly rose during the early stages of the pandemic, and with no vaccines or therapeutics available at that point to prevent or treat COVID-19, the federal government … Continue reading →
Today’s WatchBlog looks at our third report on the implementation of the CARES Act and other pandemic relief measures. The report outlines the many effective steps the Administration and the Congress have taken to address issues, and identifies further steps … Continue reading →
Partnerships between federal and local entities are key to achieving national goals for education, health care, transportation, and homeland security, as well as responding to emergencies such as hurricanes or—more recently— the coronavirus pandemic. Today’s WatchBlog looks at our recent … Continue reading →
Our current life is a mixture of crisis management, recovery measures and preparing for the future – and balancing between these. In this challenging situation, the national and international networks and cooperation are increasing in importance when we strive to safeguard sustainability and stability. Artikkeli Crisis management, recovery measures and building the new normal julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran Valtiontalouden tarkastusvirasto.
The coronavirus crisis has challenged the conventional ways of working within the Government and public administration. The crisis has required comprehensive management of the situation and a completely new kind of operating capability. Artikkeli Will the corona crisis increase the public administration’s agility and capacity to renew itself? julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran Valtiontalouden tarkastusvirasto.
This week we are celebrating the European Sustainable Development Week. We at the National Audit Office of Finland support the sustainable development of central government finances, audit the national implementation of the 2030 Agenda, and develop methods in international cooperation for the audit of sustainable development. Artikkeli The Sustainable Development Goals are becoming an integral part of the audit work julkaistiin ensimmäisen kerran Valtiontalouden tarkastusvirasto.
How we are working with international partners to assess the response to COVID-19. The post Auditing COVID-19: an international perspective appeared first on NAO blog.
I last posted to this blog in late April as the country was in the teeth of the COVID-19 pandemic, explaining how we were maintaining our operations and adjusting our work programme in the light of the government response to the virus. Now, in late July, most of the UK is gradually emerging from lockdown The post Auditing the government’s response to COVID-19 appeared first on NAO blog.
This blog post provides public auditors with a brief history of environmental audit in PASAI and encourages future environmental audit work. The blog post also highlights helpful guidance and training activities from the INTOSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA) and the ACAG PASAI Regional WGEA (RWGEA).BackgroundPASAI members have had a strong interest in environmental audit for many years, reflecting the importance of the environment and good environmental management to people in […]
Following on from our May blog on Cybersecurity: Building Digital Resilience in a Virtual World this blog will look in more depth at phishing scams. In an increasingly online work environment due to Covid-19, phishing scams are becoming more common and anyone can be targeted. As with many risks, prevention is the best approach. This is why PASAI is encouraging all member SAIs to increase your cyber resilience to phishing scams so that you are less vulnerable to phishing scams.What is a phishing […]
Following on from our last blog on Gender Equality and Inclusion: A Strategic Priority for SAIs this blog post provides public auditors with high-level guidance and best practice recommendations on how to conduct performance audits on gender equality policies and programmes.Pacific region SAIs can examine gender equality through a performance audit to determine the degree of government compliance with national and international commitments to gender equality, including the implementation of […]
World Bank Blogs – Governance for Development: Collaboration between Supreme Audit Institutions and Citizens is Critical in Ensuring Accountability and Transparency of Government’s Response to COVID-19
OLACEFS – Covid-19 Blog