The SAI of the United Arab Emirates has just published the 2nd bulletin for the XXII INCOSAI, which details the main milestones and the progress made in the preparation for the meeting, which will take place from December 5 – 11, 2016, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Also included in the bulletin are the strategic priorities that will be reviewed by the INTOSAI Steering Committee in meetings previous to the General Congress, namely:

  • Promoting SAI independence;
  • Work related to the 2030 Agenda on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Closer cooperation with INTOSAI regions;
  • Analysis of the challenges facing INTOSAI in the future.

There is also an update on the preparations that have been taking place for developing the technical issues to be presented at the Congress, which are as follows:

Topic I. Sustainable Development Goals: How can INTOSAI contribute to the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda – including good governance – to strengthen the fight against corruption? Saudi Arabia’s SAI will be chairing this topic;

Topic II. Professionalisation: Professionalisation – How to promote INTOSAI’s credibility and turn it into a more prominent international organisation? New Zealand’s SAI will be chairing this topic;

It also gives practical information on the XXII INCOSAI Congress’s technological platform and details regarding accommodation, important documents, news etc.

Click on the link below to see the XXII INCOSAI bulletin:

2nd XXII INCOSAI bulletin