The 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium
The 25th UN/INTOSAI Symposium, a landmark event for the audit community, took place from 28 to 30 June 2021.
The event was held online for the first time in its history and gathered almost 300 participants from 120 countries. During the three days of the Symposium the following topics were discussed:
- Impact of COVID-19 on SAIs' organizational capacities, working methods and processes
- Experiences and good practices in auditing the COVID-19 responses and recovery plans
- Innovative approaches to enhancing the transparency of and accountability for the COVID-19 responses
- Resilient accountability systems and institutions in the aftermath of COVID-19.
The Symposium was attended by INTOSAI SAIs, as well as representatives of the World Bank, the International Budget Partnership, the INTOSAI Development Initiative and UNODC.
Following the results of the Symposium, the conclusions and recommendations were adopted that summed up all the topics of the Symposium and became a vector for the further SAIs’ development.