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Participation in the meeting of the INTOSAI Working Group on Key National Indicators

2013. 04. 29. 00:00
At the meeting of the INTOSAI Working Group on Key National Indicators, Dr. Gyula Pulay, representative of SAO in the working group, presented the background and his recommendations concerning the further development of the subproject dealing with the use of KNI for international comparisons in the context of sustainable development.
The INTOSAI Working Group on Key National Indicatorsheld its 6th annual meeting in Krakow on 23-24 April 2013. At the meeting, Dr. Gyula Pulay, supervisory manager of the State Audit Office of Hungary presented the background and the present state of the subproject dealing with the use of KNIs for international comparisons in the context of sustainable development, which is among the priority tasks of the working group for the years 2013-2016.

According to plans, the SAIs participating in the subproject will test the application of the selected sustainable development indicators (elaborated by e.g. EU, OECD) by means of an audit carried out in relation to a topic chosen by them. Audit experience will be summarised by the State Audit Office of Hungary as the coordinator of the subproject and the representative of SAO will inform the working group about the conclusions of the subproject in 2015, according to expectations.

At the meeting of the working group, the White Paper on Key National Indicators was further discussed and presentations of member SAIs concerning the experience of the application of key national indicators by SAIs were also delivered.