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Wondering about the different types of Supreme Audit Institutions, the way they function and their valuable work? Browse through the country pages to get a holistic picture of each SAI in regards to:

SAI: Laos

WB Economic Classification: Least Developed Countries
SAI Main Characteristics:

Type of SAI: Westminster model

Size: 430 staff total, 258 staff in the Head office, 66 in the Northern regional office, 45 in the Central regional office, and 61 in the Southern regional office.

Structure: The State Audit Organization is headed by a President, under which are three Vice Presidents, each of whom oversees a regional office and several audit departments.

Strategic Plan: Currently awaiting approval from the National Assembly

Website: www.sao.gov.la

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State Audit Organization


Capacity development activities

Projects registered in the SAI Capacity database

Ben. level
Project name
Status
Regional
Cooperation between the Swedish NAO and ASEANSAI Phase 1
Completed
Source of funding Swedish National Audit Office
Total budget (in US $) $ 275000
Duration from 2017-09-01
Duration to 2019-09-30
Support Categories covered
Regional
Strengthening Project Readiness, Procurement and Financial Management in Southeast Asia
Ongoing
Source of funding Asian Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 1500000
Duration from 2019-12-20
Duration to 2022-12-31
Support Categories covered
Global
IDI/ Director General, Strategic Support Unit and Administration
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, Swedish National Audit Office, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 4091114
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/ Global Foundations
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Ireland, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 3517886
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Professional SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Canada, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 11217714
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
IDI/Relevant SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding
Total budget (in US $) $ 9687780
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Well-governed SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding Government of Canada, IDI basket funds, Switzerland State Security for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Total budget (in US $) $ 15465406
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, External Stakeholder Relations
Regional
Support to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI) II
Completed
Source of funding German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Total budget (in US $) $ 4460620
Duration from 2015-05-01
Duration to 2019-04-30
Support Categories covered
Regional
ASOSAI-sponsored Training Course on eLearning for Resource Persons
Completed
Source of funding ASOSAI
Total budget (in US $) $ 21200
Duration from 2019-02-04
Duration to 2019-07-12
Support Categories covered
Global
JICA knowledge Co-creation Program in 2019 on “Government Audit on Public Construction Works”
Completed
Source of funding Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Total budget (in US $) $ 63570
Duration from 2019-07-04
Duration to 2019-07-26
Support Categories covered
Regional
ASOSAI Capacity Development Program on "Audit on Implementation of Sustinable Development Goals" in 2020-2021
Ongoing
Source of funding ASOSAI
Total budget (in US $) $ 32180
Duration from 2019-10-01
Duration to 2021-12-31
Support Categories covered
Regional
ASOSAI seminar in 2019 on “Quality Control/Quality Assurance,”
Completed
Source of funding ASOSAI
Total budget (in US $) $ 42000
Duration from 2019-12-02
Duration to 2019-12-06
Support Categories covered
Global
IDI/Auditing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2016-2019
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1453324
Duration from 2016-03-01
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Performance audit
Global
IDI/3i Programme (ISSAI Implementation Initiative) 2012-2019
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 4520452
Duration from 2012-01-01
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
IDI/SAIs engaging with stakeholders programme 2015-2020
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 2121207
Duration from 2015-01-01
Duration to 2020-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, External Stakeholder Relations
Regional
ASEANSAI -Strengthening Accountability Institutions through ISSAI implementation
Ongoing
Source of funding SAI Capacity Development Fund SAI CDF
Total budget (in US $) $ 325000
Duration from 2015-07-01
Duration to 2018-05-08
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Country
Strengthening the Capacity of the State Audit Organization Lao PDR
Completed
Source of funding Asian Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 750000
Duration from 2011-10-10
Duration to 2014-04-30
Support Categories covered Other form of support
Regional
Enhancing Roles of Supreme Audit Institutions in Selected ASEAN Countries -Phase 1
Completed
Source of funding Asian Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 800000
Duration from 2014-12-12
Duration to 2018-01-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Country
Support to the Implementation of the Lao PDR 7th National Socio-Economic Development Plan (2011-2015)
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission
Total budget (in US $) $ 19500000
Duration from 2012-01-01
Duration to 2015-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Regional
Support to ASEAN Supreme Audit Institutions (ASEANSAI) II
Completed
Source of funding German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Total budget (in US $) $ 4436660
Duration from 2015-05-01
Duration to 2019-04-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Other Specialized Audits, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Support to INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) 2012-2017
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1068681
Duration from 2012-04-15
Duration to 2017-12-01
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Other form of support
Regional
ASOSAI -The Regional Initiative of ASOSAI on Promoting the Value and Benefits of Adopting the International Standards for Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) 2012-2016
Completed
Source of funding Incorporated into the ISSAI Implementation Initiative, World Bank funded, delivered by IDI
Total budget (in US $) $ 327285
Duration from 2012-04-01
Duration to 2015-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, External Stakeholder Relations
Global
IDI E-learning Course on Risk Based Approach to Financial Audit 2012-2013
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 144400
Duration from 2012-01-01
Duration to 2013-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit
Regional
IDI/ASOSAI Programme on Development and Implementation of Strategic Plan 2011-2012
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 289169
Duration from 2011-09-01
Duration to 2012-12-31
Support Categories covered

SAI Performance

PEFA Assessments

(Indicators related to SAI are indicators 29.2,30,31)

Open Budget Index

(Questions related to SAI are questions AR, 97-102, 118-124, 139-142)