Round Table “Cooperation of the Civil Society and State Audit Institution“ Held

Podgorica, 9th March 2015 -  The Round table “Cooperation of the Civil Society and State audit institution“ has been held within the framework of the Project “Together towards accountability – strengthening the impact of state audit in Montenegro”, which implements NGO “Institut Alternativa” with a financial support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade.

The State audit institution has taken active part in this event. On behalf of the SAI of Montenegro, the meeting has been attended by members of Senate, Nikola Kovačević, Dragiša Pešić and Branislav Radulović, PhD. Member of Senate, Nikola Kovačević has talked about the work of the SAI as well as their future plans on the work of the Communication strategy of the SAI. The Communication strategy represents one of strategic goals of the SAI, which will include cooperation with the Parliament of Montenegro, Government and other state bodies, civil society and public aiming to get better information on the work of the State audit institution.

The goal of this activity has been to establish and develop cooperation with NGOs and media. The representatives of NGO sector have talked about a mechanism for developing cooperation with the SAI by submitting information which could be important during adoption of the Annul audit plan of the SAI.