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ASOSAI Seminar on “ISSAI Implementation - Experience and Strategy” (Paro, Bhutan in August 2016)


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An ASOSAI Knowledge Sharing Seminar on “ISSAI Implementation – Experience and Strategy” was held in Paro, Bhutan from August 22 to 26, 2016 with the administrative support of the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan. Twenty two participants from twenty member SAIs attended the seminar with facilitation and technical guidance provided by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from the IDI and SAI Bhutan. A representative of the Capacity Development Administrator of ASOSAI (SAI Japan) also participated in the seminar for the management of the seminar.

The purpose of the seminar was to discuss challenges and solutions, as well as identify good practices of ISSAI Implementation. The seminar addressed the following sub themes:

a.    SAI’s Management of ISSAI Implementation
b.    Implementation of ISSAI 30 – Code of Ethics
c.    Financial Audit ISSAI Implementation
d.    Performance Audit ISSAI Implementation; and
e.    Compliance Audit ISSAI Implementation

At the end of the seminar, the participants jointly formulated common challenges, good practice and strategies for implementation. (For detailed information, please read “Report of ASOSAI Seminar 2016”, which is available on the ASOSAI website.)




Instructors’ Design Meeting for the ASOSAI-sponsored Workshop on “Performance Audit” (Tokyo, Japan in September 2016)


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The instructors’ design meeting for the ASOSAI-sponsored workshop on “Performance Audit” was held from September 5 to 16, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan with the administrative support of the Board of Audit of Japan.

Six officials from six member SAIs, namely, SAIs of Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal and Philippines participated in the meeting to design the course and develop course materials for the workshop. A private consultant on SAI’s capacity development invited as Subject Matter Expert provided technical advice. The staff of the Capacity Development Administrator of ASOSAI (SAI Japan) also attended the meeting for overall management of the meeting.

The course materials formulated during the meeting were utilized for the ASOSAI-sponsored workshop on “Performance Audit” held in Nanjing, China, from 14 to 25 November 2016.




Audit Review Meeting for the IDI-ASOSAI 3i Cooperative Audit Programme on Audit of Disaster Management (Jakarta, Indonesia in October 2016)


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An Audit Review Meeting for the IDI-ASOSAI 3i Cooperative Audit Programme on Audit of Disaster Management was held at the Training Centre of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 10 to 14, 2016 with the administrative support of the SAI Indonesia. Forty three participants from sixteen ASOSAI member SAIs and three participants from one EUROSAI member SAI attended the meeting with technical guidance provided by six Mentors and one Subject Matter Expert (SME) from SAIs of Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Pakistan and Philippines, and one Project Manager from IDI. A representative of the Capacity Development Administrator of ASOSAI (SAI Japan) also participated in the meeting for its management.

At the meeting, the draft audit reports that SAI teams submitted to IDI prior to the meeting were peer reviewed and reviewed by the Mentors and the SME, and based on the feedback received, the SAI teams discussed the future revision of the draft audit reports.




ASOSAI-sponsored workshop on “Performance Audit” (Nanjing, China in November 2016)


An ASOSAI-sponsored workshop on “Performance Audit” was held in Nanjing, China from November 14 to 25, 2016 with the administrative support of the National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China. Six instructors from SAIs of Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal and Philippines delivered the sessions of the workshop with the technical guidance of a Subject Matter Expert (SME) from Norway. A representative of the Capacity Development Administrator of ASOSAI (SAI Japan) also attended for organizing the workshop. Thirty two participants joined the workshop and actively discussed and exchanged their views and opinions on the workshop topic. The course materials of the workshop are also available on the ASOSAI website.

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