A three-member team from the RAA participated in the first regional workshop on ‘ISSAI Implementation Need Assessment for Performance Auditing’ hosted by INTOSAI Development Initiatives) IDI and Asian Development Bank at ADB headquarter (ADB), Manila, Philippines from 06-10 March, 2023. Six SAIs from Asia Pacific region participated in the workshop.
The objectives of the workshop are to enable:
• SAIs to share experiences and ideas for IINA-PA planning
• Peer SAIs and experts to review SAI IINA plans
• Facilitate discussions on conducting IINA and developing the report.
• Agreement on milestones
After the workshop, the team will finalize the need assessment plan to identify the needs for implementation of performance audits using the iCAT to improve the quality of performance audits through improved compliance to ISSAIs. The need assessment is also expected to ascertain the compliance to internal requirements for conduct of performance Audits, thereby ensuring sustainable performance audit.