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Increasing the professional capacity of the public sector auditors concerning the topics of improvements to the business environment, anti-corruption mechanisms and tackling of the grey economy

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Completed
Duration from: 2017-01-01
Duration to: 2019-12-31
Total budget (US Dollar): $325000
DAC Income classification: High Income Countries

The aim of the project is to increase the professional capacity of the public sector audit personnel. While taking into account the preventive role of the public sector in the mitigation of corruption and in the identification of other high risk areas for the development of the national economy this action helps improve the business environment, reduce the grey economy and corruption as well as helps improve the legal regulations. The target group of the project is the audit and support personnel which according to the State Audit Office Law have the task to conduct the public external audit, as well as the internal auditors of the public sector. The project aims at conducting specialized training; ensuring full training cycle in coordination with the internal auditors from the public sector as well as sworn auditors for the provision of an interinstitutional training programme; international training and best practice exchange, as well as providing the individual audit groups with integrated theoretical and practical professional development activities.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Latvia
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
Mr Emils Pūlmanis, Development Project Manager, Project Manager
Source of funding
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Mr Emils Pūlmanis, Development Project Manager, Project Manager
Implementing agency(s)
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Other form of support
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information
The project is to be co-financed by the European Social Fund