Delegation from SAI Viet Nam attending the INCOSAI XXII in Abu Dhabi

On 6 December 2016, a senior delegation of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) led by Dr. Ho Duc Phoc, Auditor General of Vietnam traveled to Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates to attend the 22nd Congress of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). The event convened more than 625 delegates from 210 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) and international organisations as members of INTOSAI and observers. 

Senior delegation of the SAV attending the Congress
The two major themes of the focused discussion sessions among high level leaders of member SAIs were: (i) Sustainable development goals: How INTOSAI can contribute to the United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development, including good governance and strengthening the fight against corruption. (ii) The Professionalization Agenda for INTOSAI: What can promote INTOSAI’s credibility to become a more prominent international organization?

As expected, the Congress delivered the Abu Dhabi Declaration.

In this important event of INTOSAI, Dr. Ho Duc Phoc, Auditor General of the SAV, gave a speech during the discussion on "Audit findings framework on the sustainable development goals" topic. The speech, which was about the application of the framework in an audit of national target program on building new rural areas of the SAV, has contributed valuable experience to other member SAIs attending the discussion. In addition, the SAV Delegation also joined the discussions on the implementation of the professionalization agenda for INTOSAI at global level; regional level; SAI level and at the level of state auditors.

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