The AFROSAI meeting in Sharm El Sheik in 2014 established a technical committee on Knowledge Management and Sharing to encourage SAIs to cooperate and collaborate among themselves and explore ways to continuously improve knowledge sharing through joint or coordinated audits, and research on issues of common interest.
This will be achieved by focusing on key strategic objectives:
Create an Operational Framework to Ease Knowledge Management and Sharing
Develop Best Practices through Research on Issues of Common Interest.Promote Technical Cooperation and Consultation Services between Member SAIs and LSGS. Promote the knowledge of INTOSAI Products; Sell INTOSAI Global Products
The KSC Steering Committee consists of the chair of KSC, the Secretariat, Working Groups and member countries
The Afrosai Knowledge sharing committiee secretariat and other stakeholder observers.
The Main Committee
The Main Committee is the KSC's superior body. It is based on an open membership that constitutes a pool of resources to carry out existing and future tasks undertaken by the Working Groups and Task Forces.
Frequently Asked Questions
The ISSAIs are the authoritative international standards on public sector auditing. ISSAIs represent mandatory auditing standards for the SAIs to claim adherence to the standards. In the IFPP, they occupy the second level of pronouncements
The Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) is a designated standard setting body of INTOSAI body which is responsible for implementing a uniform approval process for the IFPP pronouncements following the INTOSAI Due Process. The creation of FIPP is intended to ensure a single entry into the IFPP.
Documents which are categorised at GUIDS represent INTOSAI guidance that supports the standards (ISSAIs) by translatings them into more specific, detailed and operational guidelines. GUIDs are in the nature of non-mandatory guidance for an SAI that help the auditor gain a better understanding of how to apply the elements and principles of the standards (ISSAIs) during an audit.