Planning Meeting of Capacity Development Programme on Auditing Implementation of SDGs, Vienna, 15-16 March 2016

Planning Meeting of Capacity Development Programme on Auditing Implementation of SDGs, Vienna, 15-16 March 2016


The INTOSAI Committee on Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services (KSC) chaired by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) are cooperating in designing and delivering a comprehensive capacity development programme on Auditing implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The programme will have following fourfold results framework:

  • Community of Practice for Auditing implementation of SDGs;
  • Guidance on Auditing preparedness for implementation of SDGs;
  • Cooperative audits on auditing preparedness for implementation of SDGs; and
  • Documentation of lessons learned and publication of a Compendium of Audit findings.

Accordingly, a planning meeting was organised by the IDI at Vienna, Austria on 15 and 16 March 2016 to finalize implementation strategy for the programme. The meeting was attended by representatives from INTOSAI General Secretariat, Capacity Building Committee (CBC), UN DESA, UN Women, European Court of Auditors, IDI, SAIs of Estonia, Indonesia, India, UAE and USA. During the planning meeting, it was decided that a Guide for the performance audit on preparedness will be prepared using a specific audit model. The Core team for developing the Guide will be from USA, UN-DESA, India, Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa, UAE and IDI. The Review team could comprise Estonia, ECA, Netherlands, New Zealand, Malaysia, UN-Women.





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