The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation and the Audit Chamber of the Republic of Abkhazia sign Cooperation Agreement
Tatyana Golikova, Chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, met Robert Arshba, Chairman of the Audit Chamber of the Republic of Abkhazia.
During the meeting the sides discussed main areas of and prospects for further cooperation between the two chambers, including a joint effort to audit the use of Russian financial aid by the Republic of Abkhazia in the years 2012-2014 and 2015 to date.
Based on the results of the meeting, the sides signed a Cooperation Agreement as the first step to implement the agreements reached. “It is my conviction that the Agreement will not only serve to further strengthen cooperation between our agencies but will also bring about the proper execution of programmes designed to strengthen strategic partnership between our countries”, Golikova emphasised.
Tatyana Golikova meets head of the Mazhilis of Kazakh Parliament Dariga Nazarbayeva
Tatyana Golikova, chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, met Dariga Nazarbayeva, head of the Mazhilis (lower chamber) of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who heads a Kazakh parliament delegation of chairmen of budget committees of both Kazakh parliament chambers.
Participants in the meeting noted the high level of cooperation between the supreme audit institutions of Russia and Kazakhstan, both bilateral and among international organisations. Special attention was also paid to cooperation of audit authorities of the two countries within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). “In conditions of Eurasian integration processes we have attained a higher level of cooperation”, said Golikova. “A great deal is yet to be done to develop methodological guidelines for external audit and relevant EEU-related audit standards.”
A Russian-Dutch video conference took place at the Accounts Chamber
A Russian-Dutch video conference took place at the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation to explore ways of improving efficiency of control activities in the social field.
During the constructive dialogue, Russian specialists familiarized themselves with the expertise of Supreme Audit Institution of the Kingdom of the Netherlands regarding the conduct of control activities in the construction and functioning of general schools. Specifically, several audit tools used by Dutch colleagues to raise public awareness of auditing were studied.