Snapshot from Abu Dhabi


  • Roughly 600 delegates representing 163 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and associate members
  • Congress XXII Themes: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Professionalization
  • Inaugural ceremony officiated by HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
  • INTOSAI now has 194 full members, including Palestine and Seychelles
  • Chinese National Audit Office (CNAO) transferred Governing Board Chairmanship to the State Audit Institution of the United Arab Emirates
  • Abu Dhabi Declaration adopted setting out key outcomes and how they will guide INTOSAI


  • Elmer B. Staats Award for best article published by the International Journal of Government Auditing presented to Chandra Kanta Bhandari for the article “Engaging Civil Service Organizations in SAI Audit”
  • Jörg Kandutsch for meritorious services in government auditing presented to SAI Denmark


  • INTOSAI Strategic Plan 2017-2022
  • INTOSAI Framework for Professional Pronouncements (IFPP) and revised due process
  • Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) established
  • 30 ISSAIs and 3 INTOSAI GOVs
  • INTOSAI revised statutes that expand Governing Board (GB) to 21 members
  • SAI Performance Measurement Framework (PMF)
  • Regional Forum for Capacity Development created
  • INTOSAI Community Portal confirmed
  • Working Group on Big Data created with CNAO as Chair and U.S. GAO as Vice Chair


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