25.11.2020 Representatives of the State Control Committee took part in the Meeting of the EUROSAI Working Group on the Audit of Funds Allocated to Disasters and Catastrophes
Representatives of the State Control Committee of Belarus took part in the VI Meeting and Seminar of the EUROSAI Working Group on the Audit of Funds Allocated to Disasters and Catastrophes. The event took place on November 24-25, 2020 via video conference.
The participants discussed the results of joint audits conducted by the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) - members of the working group.
In particular, they discussed the results of the international coordinated audit on the prevention and Consequences Elimination of Floods, which was carried out by the SAIs of Belarus, Poland and Ukraine. The state auditors analyzed how effectively the funds allocated for these purposes were used and whether the planned result was achieved. Thus, as part of the audit, the State Control Committee of Belarus analyzed the implementation of the State Program "Engineering water management measures to protect settlements and agricultural lands from floods in the most flood-prone regions of Polesie for 2011-2015" and the subprogram "Engineering flood control measures" of the State Program for the Development of Agricultural Business in the Republic Belarus for 2016-2020.
The participants also considered the results of the international coordinated audit on waste management and utilization, conducted by the SAIs of Moldova, Poland and Ukraine. On the basis of audit results the SAIs developed the proposals to change the requirements for waste management and utilization.
The participants discussed also the “Good Practice Recommendations for Conducting Audits in the Field of Prevention and Consequences Elimination of Floods” and Strategic Development Plan of the Working Group for 2021-2024 which is focused on 3 main areas: professional development of auditors, preventing disasters and minimizing their consequences, effective external communication of SAIs .
Within the framework of the working group, a seminar was held on the topic “Prevention of man-made disasters: three steps in the future”, where the main speakers were the representatives of the SAIs of Indonesia, Turkey and Ukraine.
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