Last week, we celebrated Auditor Proud Day, an event celebrated by the international auditing community on the last Thursday of September. This year, we used this opportunity to spotlight our auditors' academic and professional achievements made possible under the vision and leadership of the CAG Fuimaono Papalii CG Afele.
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We are delighted to announce that two outstanding members of SAO have been awarded prestigious scholarships to study for their Masters in Government Auditing degrees at the Nanjing Audit University (NAU) in China.
This year's Association of the Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) conference theme reflects one of the founding principles of APIPA - to promote public awareness of the purpose and importance of conducting audits of public resources and strengthen the auditing/accounting profession in our jurisdictions.
IDI-PASAI held a 5 day workshop in June 2023 on the key lessons from an independent quality assurance review on the completed Financial Statements of Government (FSG) audits. The workshop was held in Suva, Fiji, and was attended by 21 representatives from SAIs in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Samoa. Then Audit Manager Malili Chou Lee and Audit Principal Velmar Levasa attended from the Samoa SAI, the Samoa Audit Office.
The ADB regional workshop on Disbursement and Financial Statement was held at the Convention Centre of the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, Fiji for 5 (five) days from the 5th to the 9th of June 2023. The main objective of this workshop is to improve the disbursement and financial management skills of those working on ADB-funded projects. There were about 80 participants from executing, implementing agencies, and audit offices around the Pacific.
From the 9th to the 11th of May, 2023, ACAG/PASAI RWGEA (Regional Working Group on Environmental Audits) held its 11th meeting in Sydney, Australia delivered in partnership with the Office of the Auditor-General New Zealand (OAGNZ) and the Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI). The hybrid event included participants from across the Australian Council of Auditors-General (ACAG) and PASAI offices.
The Samoa Audit Office (SAO) joined the Ministry for Custom & Revenue (MCR) and the Public Trust Office (PTO) in their Government's monthly prayer service for May 2023.