The vice president of the Federal Audit Court (TCU), Minister Bruno Dantas, opened, this Tuesday (10/19), the 18th annual meeting of the directive committee of the Professional Standards Committee (PSC) of the International Organization of Higher Institutions. of Audit (Intosai).
Chaired by the TCU since 2016, the PSC is responsible for one of Intosai’s main products: the framework of professional auditing standards. The PSC steering committee coordinates the work of the PSC and meets annually to make decisions regarding the development of standards within the organization.
Initially, Minister Bruno Dantas thanked the participants for their presence and commitment to the committee, especially at such a challenging time as the current one.
The main topic of the meeting was the debate on the initial conclusions of the review of “Component 1 of the Intosai Professional Opinion Framework”. To this end, the results of the survey carried out last year were presented, based on a process of listening to experts and for which more than 120 responses were obtained from Supreme Audit Institutions (SFIs) around the world.
The minister also highlighted some actions that, according to him, “helped the PSC to obtain better feedback from the SAIs and improve communication between our members”.
Among the initiatives, the creation of a network of cooperation representatives, which has the participation of 70 auditors; alignment with other Goal Chairs and the Forum for Intosai Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) with a view to continuing to foster the standards-setting process at Intosai; and the holding of regular meetings with the subcommittees, who were invited to offer their analysis on the definition of audit standards.
On behalf of the TCU, the head of the Institutional Relations Department, Anahi Maranhão Pereira, the director of Serint Paula Hebling, and other officials involved with the topic were also present.
Incosai – At the end, Minister Bruno Dantas reinforced the invitation for the SAIs to participate, next year, in the XXIV International Congress of Superior Audit Institutions (Incosai), which is being organized and will be headed by the TCU.
Held every three years, the congress is the supreme body of Intosai and brings together the full members, associates and affiliates of the organization. The 24th edition of the meeting will be held in the city of Rio de Janeiro, from November 7th to 11th. Two themes will guide the discussions: “The work of Supreme Audit Institutions in the context of public calamity” and “Global voice, global result and far-reaching impact”.
After the congress, TCU will assume the honored position of president of Intosai for three years.