In preparation for INCOSAI XXIII that will be held in September 2019 in Moscow, the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, as the host of the Congress, is now engaged in an active organizational and substantive work.
They expert groups with a view to work out the Congress themes are currently at the final stage of organization, while the groups are to include representatives of a variety of regional audit organizations and supreme audit institutions (SAI).
As part of this work, a facilitation meeting was held in January 2018 in Vienna (the Republic of Austria), which involved the experts from the INTOSAI General Secretariat, the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation and the SAI of the People's Republic of China. During the event organizational issues, including coordination of the activities to be run by the Congress thematic chairpersons* and the timeframe for preparing the Congress thematic materials have been discussed.
In addition, a video conference was held in February 2018 to talk with the experts of China’s SAI on developing the Congress themes. Such meetings are to take place regularly.
* The meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board held in November 2017 in Graz (Austria) approved the following Congress themes:
- Theme I: Information Technologies for the Development of the Public Administration (to be chaired by SAI of the People's Republic of China);
- Theme II: The Role of the Supreme Audit Institutions in the Achievement of the National Priorities and Goals (to be chaired by the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation).