EUROSAI Air Quality Meeting on SAI’s audit experiences

2018-06-18 03:33:00   |   Author: Görgényi Gábor

The next meeting on air quality of the EUROSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing will be held this week. At the meeting, the participating SAIs will individually present the results of the audits conducted discuss the draft joint report.

The core objective of the EUROSAI Working Group on Environmental Auditing (WGEA) is to promote the participation of european supreme audit institutions in joint international environmental audits, to support sharing experiences through the organization of seminars and consultations, and to develop audit methodology in the field of auditing environmental policies.

 

The State Audit Office of Hungary also participates in the joint audit on air quality control initiated by the Working Group in 2016, involving a total of 16 EUROSAI members. The co-ordinators of the audit are the SAIs of the Netherlands and Poland. The next meeting on air quality audits will take place on 19-20 of June 2018.

 

EUROSAI Air Quality Meeting on SAI’s audit experiences

 

On the first day of the meeting, the participating SAIs individually present the results of the audits conducted. The presentations will review the main audit questions, audit findings, the proposals and the good practices. The presentations will also review the main problems related to air quality in each countries, also present the management and control systems in function, reveal sectoral policies and measures taken to address problems, and report the cost and the extent of utilisation of the measures taken. At the conference, the State Audit Office will be represented by Gábor Görgényi, audit manager, where he presents the experiences of the Hungarian audit. The hungarian audit report was published by the State Audit Office in January this year.


On the second day of the meeting, the participants will discuss the draft joint report and will then be able to participate in lectures by experienced researchers on air quality.


SAO’s mission is to contribute to achieving environmental policy goals through its audits, thus supporting sustainable development. By attending the meeting, the SAO can present its national audit experience, good practices and can obtain direct information on the methods of auditing and good practices of the SAIs participating in the parallel audit and may comment on the draft joint report.

 

Gábor Görgényi
audit manager