Training on Financial Audit, Internal Control Systems and Fraud Audit of Public Resources Management
for selected Auditors of the Supreme Audit Institutions of Somalia and South Sudan
The Horn Economic and Social Policy Institute conducted training program for selected Auditors of the Supreme Audit Institutions of Somalia and South Sudan on the following core topics: Financial Audit, Internal Control Systems and Fraud Audit of Public Resources Management on May 2-8, 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The training is believed to be one of the meaning steps towards building the capacity of financial integrity institutions engaging in public budget processes and accountability cycle in their effort of overseeing and ensuring that the public money serves citizens while limiting corruption, fraud, misconduct and inefficiencies that reduce confidence in public services and that fiscal discipline is maintained in the target countries.
The training also created opportunities for cross-learning of Audit practices in the region as it brought together the experiences of South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia.
The trainees will disseminate the new skills and knowledge in the topical areas among their subordinates and share it with the management of Audit offices and line ministry financial units for larger span of influence. The progresses towards implementation of the new skills and knowledge within the respective Supreme Audit offices will be tracked by HESPI.