In the period of 23-27 March 2015, the State Audit Office of Hungary organized the INTOSAI International Conference and Seminar on Transparency and Integrity in the Public Sector.
The International Conference took place on 23 March in Budapest, at the headquarter of the State Audit Office of Hungary. The event was attended by Hungarian officials and representatives of the Supreme Audit Institution of Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Macedonia, Georgia, Greece, Malaysia, Niger, Korea, Serbia, Kingdom of Swaziland and the Republic of Moldova.
The Court of Accounts of the Republic of Moldova delegates to the INTOSAI meeting were Lilia Ivasco, Head of the Human Resources and Security Division and Violeta Balan, Head of the Public Relations and Image Service.
The International Conference was opened by Ms. Márta Mátrai, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, who spoke about the importance of integrity and transparency in the public sector.
Mr. Laszlo Domokos, President of the State Audit Office of Hungary made a presentation on the theme "On the path to create an organization - model". Also, the president of the Supreme Audit Office of Czech Republic, Mr. Miloslav Kala shared the national experience on integrity and transparency.
The event was attended as well by the President of the National Audit Office of China, Mr. HU Jiajun, who gave a presentation on "Communication creates a transparent government", mentioning the experience of the Supreme Audit Institution of China in the field.
Mrs. Saskia Stuiveling, President of the Court of Accounts of the Netherlands, spoked in a video message about the modern sources to ensure transparency of Supreme Audit Institutions, particularly about the importance on publishing information of public interest on the websites of institutions, etc.
The INTOSAI International Seminar "Transparency and Integrity in Public Sector" was held in the period of 24 - 27 March, in Szarvas, Hungary. The participants from 14 countries were familiarized with best practices on integrity and transparency; modern sources to define and avoid corruption risks and integrity vulnerabilities; approaches and experience of Hungary on transparency and integrity; innovations in the domain of transparency and communication. The trainings took place in form of presentations, workshops, group communication, testing, development of methodologies and approaches, etc.