Roundtable Held on Improving the Methodology of Internal Control and Internal Performance Audit Based on Principles of Performance Program Budgeting
12 October 2017

On October 10, the Institute for Budgetary and Socio-Economic Research (IBSER) jointly with the State Audit Service hold a roundtable on the topic Internal Control and Internal Audit of Public Finance. Ways for Improving the Financial Control and Expenditure Audit of Local Budgets.

The roundtable was attended by the heads of Service’s regional offices and its line departments, department heads and unit supervisors of the head office of the State Audit Service.

The main objective of the meeting was discussing the practical aspects of the state financial control over the status of internal control and audit, as well as over the status of formation and execution of local budgets.

The event was inaugurated by the State Audit Service’s Chairwoman Lidia Havrylova who has thanked the roundtable organizers IBSER and USAID MFSI-II Project for the provided opportunity for specialists of the State Audit Service to learn from international experience and attend training events. IBSER’s Director General Vyacheslav Zubenko has also welcomed the roundtable participants and emphasized the importance of such meetings.

The Institute’s experts spoke about the link between the Performance Program Budgeting and the development of internal control and internal performance audit. In addition, the ways of improving the methodological support for internal control and internal audit were also presented at the roundtable.

Tetiana Marchuk, director of Department for Control of Government Authorities, Defense, Law Enforcement, and Local Budgets, and Tetiana Borovkova, director of Directorate for Control over the State of Internal Control and Internal Audit both shared their experience and professional knowledge with the colleagues.