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United Nations / SAIs Capacity Development Initiative 2014-2015 – fellowship program

Beneficiary level: Global
Project status: Proposed (Expression of interest)
Duration from: 2014-08-01
Duration to: 2015-08-01
Total budget (US Dollar): $250000

This concept note seeks to establish a fellowship program for SAI staff from developing countries, to strengthen their professional audit capacity and knowledge through working with the United Nations and its funds, programs and specialized agencies audit function and also other developed country supreme audit institutions. UNDESA proposes a pilot program targeting SAI staff from countries on the DAC list of least developed countries. Within this pilot, the funding sought is to cover the fellowship stipends, air travel and other miscellaneous costs for four fellows for a period of six months each. Subject to results from the initial pilot, this could be scaled-up in future. This fellowship program seeks to strengthen audit knowledge, skills and tools to support planning, conducting, reporting and following up on recommendation in relation to public sector audit work. It includes hands-on audit implementation techniques and various training opportunities, while participating in the audits of international agencies and other public sector entities.

SAIs connected to this project

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
Elia Armstrong, +1-917-367-2831, [email protected] Daniel Bato, +1-212-963-4742, [email protected]
Source of funding
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Implementing agency(s)
UNDESA will administer, working with UNDP Office of Audit and Investigations and UN Office of Internal Oversight Services.
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Organisational capacity
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information