Royal Audit Authority attended the 24th UN/INTOSAI Symposium in Vienna, Austria
A two-member delegation led by Dasho Auditor General attended 24th UN/INTOSAI Symposium held in Vienna Austria for 3 days from 31st May to 2nd June 2017. The symposium was organized by United Nations and International Organization for Supreme Audit Institutions on the theme Digitalization, open data and data mining: relevance and implications for SAIs’ audit work and for enhancing their contributions to the follow-up and review of the SDGs.
A total of 149 delegates from 76 countries have participated the symposium. The symposium was aimed:
1. to include the different regional points of view;
2. to compare different levels of development;
3. to discuss the current implications and relevance of digitalization, open data and data mining for SAIs; and
4. to discuss as possibilities for enhancing their contributions to the follow-up and review of the SDGs.
The participants of the Symposium have intensively worked on the relevancy and implications of digitalization, open data and data mining for the audit work of SAIs and for enhancing their contributions to the follow-up and review of the SDGs. As a result of the intensive discussions, the participants of the Symposium passed 21 resolutions pertinent to the theme of the Symposium.
In addition to attending the Symposium, the delegation conducted audit advocacy and awareness programme in Permanent Mission of Bhutan – Geneva on 26th May and in Royal Bhutan Embassy – Brussels on 29th May 2017.