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SAI representatives at 15th meeting of EUROSAI IT Working Group (ITWG)

Podgorica, 8th September, 2022 – Member of the Senate PhD Branislav Radulović and state auditor of the Department for information technology audit Ivana Čelebić participated at 15th meeting of EUROSAI IT Working Group (ITWG) in Bucharest.

As part of the 15th meeting of the EUROSAI working group for information technology (ITWG), the member of the Senate PhD Branislav Radulović also participated in the program "IT standards - what is the future of IT audit".

The meeting was opened by the president of the Supreme audit office of Romania, Mr. Mihai Busuioc and Mr. Janar Holm, general auditor of Estonia, chairman of the EUROSAI ITWG.

The participants of the meeting were addressed by the representatives of the GAO, SAI India, Lithuania, Germany, France and other countries, and Ivana Čelebić, state auditor of the Department for information technology audit attended the session on behalf of the SAI of Montenegro.

At the meeting, the importance of IT audit and its development was emphasized, especially in light of the intensive development of the administrative sector, which is increasingly being automated and placed on e-platforms. In addition, a panel discussion was held with a focus on the integration of IT audit elements in all audit domains.

The different meetings of the IT working group were held on the second day of the seminar, where the future perspective of the working group was discussed, as well as a workshop on the topic of mapping workflows in audits.

Members of the delegation also used opportunity to exchange experience with colleagues from other supreme audit institutions, as well as the possibility of cooperation in conducting parallel audits.

Upon the invitation of the president of the Supreme audit office of Romania Mr. Mihai Busioca, member of the Senate PhD Branislav Radulović also attended the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of this national SAI, and on that occasion he met with the presidents and general auditors from the EUROSAI community, who were addressed, among others, by the general secretary of INTOSAI, Dr. Margit Kraker, and president of the European court of auditors, Dr. Klaus-Heiner Lehne.

The participants of the meeting were greeted by the presidents of both chambers of the Romanian Parliament and the prime minister, as well as the presidents of the Supreme and Constitutional Courts of Romania, as part of the special program of the ceremony.