Member of Senate, Nikola N. Kovačević at the Roundtable „The Role of the SAIs in combating fraud and corruption“

Tirana, 16th June 2017 – Member of Senate, Mr. Nikola N. Kovačević and independent adviser in the Department for legal affairs and anticorruption, Mrs. Sanja Šaranović, have participated at the roundtable „The Role of the SAIs in combatting fraud and corruption“, held on 14th – 15th June in Tirana. The host of the roundtable has been the Supreme audit institution of Republic of Albania.

The objective of the roundtable is to discuss amongst the Network SAIs about their role in combatting fraud and corruption, the challenges they face in doing this and fulfilling the significant expectations of stakeholders.

The roundtable also focused on discussion about the examples of good practice in the supreme audit institutions from EU member states and Network member states, which could help the SAIs to identify on their existing capacities potential best solutions in combatting fraud and corruption. During the discussion, the participants considered the following issues: how the SAIs can assure the integrity; cooperation between the SAIs and other institutions involved in combatting fraud and corruption; cooperation between SAIs in combatting fraud and corruption.