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Improving Governance Through Strengthened Financial Management – Iraq

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Completed
Duration from: 2013-11-01
Duration to: 2014-11-01
Total budget (US Dollar): $418000
DAC Income classification: Upper Middle Income Countries

The project covers several aspects of financial management through three components. One of them relates to the Board of Supreme Audit (BSA): Component (3) “Strengthening External Accountability and Specifically Strengthening BSA capacity In Line with International Standards and Good Practices”. This component builds on the work delivered under the recently closed PFM Project and will continue to support the BSA in line with its strategic objectives through: i) developing a risk-based audit manual (implemented by BSA through pilot audits), ii) certify training skills of BSA’s master trainers, iii) improve BSA strategic capacity by prioritizing its annual audit plan and developing its quality control assurance function as an indicator on  implementation of good methodology, and iv) increase the quality of audit reports made available to Parliament and contribute to the Parliament capacity to understand and utilize audit reports.
The total budget of the project is 1,088,000 USD, of which the SAI component comprises 418,000 USD.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Iraq
How the project was initiated
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Dr. Alaa Alani, Director General for Studies and Technical Affairs, [email protected] / [email protected]
Source of funding
World Bank
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Mona El-Chami, [email protected], Sanjay Vani, [email protected]
Implementing agency(s)
Board of Supreme Audit of Iraq, Supreme Audit Office of Poland
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, External Stakeholder Relations
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
Iraq: Public Financial Management Reform
Any other information