3i Management Workshop

Sarajevo, March 2013 – The workshop on ISSAI Framework Implementation was held in Sarajevo from 11-13. March 2013. The host of the workshop was Audit Office of the Institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The workshop was organized in close cooperation with INTOSAI Development Initiative.

The INTOSAI Development Initiative gives support to Supreme audit institutions for implementation of ISSAIs with a comprehensive capacity building programme called the ISSAI Implementation Initiative or 3i Programme.

At the workshop, INTOSAI Development Initiative presented iCAT tool for assessment with level 2 and 4 ISSAI standards. Level 2 ISSAI standards includes prerequisites for the functioning of Supreme Audit Institutions and explain the basic prerequisites for the proper functioning and professional conduct of SAIs. Level 4 ISSAI standards includes fundamental auditing guidelines and auditing principles for performing financial audits, compliance audits and performance audits.

At the workshop, participants discuss future steps in conducting the assessment of ISSAI standards within individual Supreme audit institution as well as development of the Strategy for ISSAI implementation.

Apart from representatives of Supreme audit institution of Montenegro, at the workshop participated representatives of Supreme audit institution of Albania, Armenia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldavia, Turkey and Kosovo as well as observers of EUROSAI, OECD (SIGMA).

At the end of workshop, representatives of Supreme audit institutions and EUROSAI and IDI signed a Statement of Commitments for 3i Program- ISSAI Implementation Initiative.