CAROSAI’s 30th Anniversary Conference Launched
On Monday, April 16, 2018 Mrs. Pamela Monroe Ellis, Auditor General of Jamaica and Secretary General for Caribbean Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI) hosted the launch of CAROSAI’s 30th Anniversary Conference which will be held in Jamaica August 15 – 17, 2018.
The Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI) marks 30 years since its existence on 2nd of August 2018. In celebrating our 30th anniversary, Carosai will over the three-day of the conference, review the achievements and challenges encountered during our journey and exploring the possibilities and opportunities ahead, under the theme “Building a Future on the Foundation of the Past”. Topics to be covered during the three-day conference include: Auditing of the Sustainable Development Goals, Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) Engaging with Stakeholders, SAI Performance Management Framework, SAI Independence, SAIs Responding to Emerging Issues in the Public Interest, Innovation – Information Communication Technology and Data Analytics.
The launch was also convened to allow for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between CAROSAI and the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAC) and the opening session for CAROSAI’s Report Writing Workshop scheduled for April 16 – April 20, 2018.
The MOU between CAROSAI and the ICAC initiates a framework of partnership between the two bodies to support improved public sector accountability through collaborative research, the exchange of knowledge and experiences, and the promotion of internationally acceptable standards and best practices in the accountancy profession. The MOU was signed by Mrs. Charmaine Felter, CAROSAI’s Chairman and President of the Supreme Audit Institution of Suriname and Mr. Anthony Pierre of President of ICAC.
CAROSAI’s Effective Report Writing Training is being conducted in conjunction with the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation and partially funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). A total of eleven Supreme Audit Institutions, within CAROSAI, are participating.