The Good Financial Governance in Africa programme promotes transparency and accountability in public financial management and is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU). Its objective is to foster Good Financial Governance in Africa, more specifically to equip decision-makers in African public finance to use region-specific services, products and further education to improve financial governance.
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By Julia Bastian. There’re people who are unaware and understand the role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in promoting good governance. People ask what are Supreme Audit Institutions? How are they combatting corruption? What do Auditors actually do? These are some of the questions asked to the representatives of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), one of
By Tassilo von Droste & Camilla Fredriksen. It’s often difficult to get the environment on the top of a government’s agenda. There are more immediate crises: The environment is considered a long-term challenge, often neglected by politicians who work in short-term political cycles. Yet, the costs of not preventing pollution and environmental degradation are tremendous.
By Otsile Malebaco. An insightful presentation on fighting Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) by the African Organisation of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC), Chairperson Senator Edward Dagoseh at the Pan African Parliament (PAP) in Midrand, South Africa, which was well received by the Committee on Audit and Public Accounts (CAPA) of the Pan African Parliament. AFROPAC is
By Otsile Malebaco. The GIZ Good Financial Governance Programme participated at the second African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) High-level Tax Policy Dialogue in Kigali, Rwanda. The theme for this year’s dialogue was “Reinforcing Africa’s position to benefit from the Global Tax Agenda”, focusing on re-prioritising Africa’s response on global tax issues. The two-day high-level Tax
By Julia Bastian. Auditors as change actors. In an intense meeting which went well into extra-time, the 54th Governing Board of the African Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI) heatedly discussed SAI independence and their role in addressing corruption. The 11 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) comprising the operative arm of AFROSAI moved forward on important