Further development of internal control system and internal audit in the public sector

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Project description

 

Objective:

Provision of technical support to strengthen the operation of the public internal audit system of the Latvian Ministry of Finance with the aim to initiate the transition from compliance audits to performance audits. The transition will subsequently provide more added value towards government efficiency, effective public resource management and accountability.

Results:

  • New strategy and an action plan for long-term development of public internal audit developed
  • Modern national certification system of internal auditors in the public sector reformed
  • Performance auditing in the Latvian public administration strengthened
  • Importance of strong internal control system and internal audit in the public sector (including local government level) promoted

Details:

Country:
Latvia
Beneficiary:
Latvian Ministry of Public Finance
Funding programme:
SRSP (Structural Reform Support Programme); Predecessor of TSI (Technical Support Instrument)
Implementation period:
February 2021 – January 2023