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State Audit Institution Started Audit Procedure Regarding Additional 57  Public Funds Beneficiaries

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April

State Audit Institution Started Audit Procedure Regarding Additional 57 Public Funds Beneficiaries

18 April 2022.

In March and April, in accordance with the Audit Program for 2022, the State Audit Institution started the process of financial statement audit, compliance audit and financial statement and compliance audit regarding additional 57 public funds beneficiaries.

SAI Representatives Participated in the EUROSAI IT Working Group Seminar

13

April

SAI Representatives Participated in the EUROSAI IT Working Group Seminar

13 April 2022.

Supreme State Auditor Ivica Gavrilović, State Auditors Dragan Stojanović, Dejan Stojiljković and Željko Motić and Analysis and Planning Advisor Jovan Vuković, participated in the online seminar of the EUROSAI IT Working Group held on April 12 with main topic "Water behind the dam - challenges for SAI in terms of data flow” organized by the Estonian SAI.

State Audit Institution submitted SAI Activity Report  for 2021 to the National Assembly

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March

State Audit Institution submitted SAI Activity Report for 2021 to the National Assembly

29 March 2022.

On March 28, the State Audit Institution (SAI) submitted  Activity Report for 2021 to the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, in accordance with the Law and within the deadline.

SAI Has Published a Register of Recommendations for 2020

16

March

SAI Has Published a Register of Recommendations for 2020

16 March 2022.

In the audits conducted in 2020, the State Audit Institution issued 2,155 recommendations to the auditees and published them in the Register of Recommendations for 2020 on its website. The SAI issued largest number of recommendations in financial statement audits - 1,215, followed by compliance audits - 534,in performance audits -264 recommendations, while in combined financial statements and compliance audit, SAI issued 142 recommendations.

Meeting of the Presidents of the Supreme Audit Institutions of the Candidate and Potential Candidates Countries for Membership in the European Union

16

March

Meeting of the Presidents of the Supreme Audit Institutions of the Candidate and Potential Candidates Countries for Membership in the European Union

16 March 2022.

Dr. Duško Pejović, President of the State Audit Institution (SAI) and Auditor General participated today, via Zoom platform, in the meeting of the Presidents of the Network of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) of Candidate and Potential Candidates Countries for membership in the European Union and the European Court of Auditors in Paris , organized by SIGMA (joint OECD and EU initiatives).

Mr. Ivica Gavrilović Reappointed to the Position of the Supreme State Auditor in the Sector No. 5

11

March

Mr. Ivica Gavrilović Reappointed to the Position of the Supreme State Auditor in the Sector No. 5

11 March 2022.

Today, the Council of the State Audit Institution appointed Mr. Ivica Gavrilović for the second time to the position of the Supreme State Auditor in the Sector No. 5 (Sector for Audit Methodology and Development). By taking the oath before the members of the Council, Mr. Gavrilovic took over the duty of the Supreme State Auditor.

Cooperation Agreement Signed Between the SAIs of the Republic of Serbia and Northern Macedonia

25

February

Cooperation Agreement Signed Between the SAIs of the Republic of Serbia and Northern Macedonia

25 February 2022.

The President of the State Audit Institution and the Auditor General of the Republic of Serbia, Dr. Dusko Pejovic, and the Auditor General of the State Audit Office of the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Mr. Maksim Acevski, signed a Cooperation Agreement in Skopje today.

SAI Receives the Highest Scores from the World Bank in the Field of External Audit

31

January

SAI Receives the Highest Scores from the World Bank in the Field of External Audit

31 January 2022.

In the fourth evaluation of the National Public Financial Management System in Serbia, ie Impact Assessment Report of "the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability" (PEFA) in the field of external audit, and after three previously conducted PEFA evaluations at the central level in 2007, 2010 and In 2015, the State Audit Institution achieved significantly higher assessments compared to the previous report.

First Training Center of the State Audit Institution Officially Opened

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January

First Training Center of the State Audit Institution Officially Opened

27 January 2022.

The President of the State Audit Institution (SAI) and Auditor General, Dr. Duško Pejović, officially opened the first Training Center of the State Audit Institution in Belgrade today.

SAI Regional Leader in the Field of External Audit

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January

SAI Regional Leader in the Field of External Audit

24 January 2022.

SIGMA has been conducting evaluations of public administration principles in candidate and potential candidate countries since 2015. Since 2017, these assessments have been conducted on the basis of the Methodological Framework for Principles of Public Administration. SIGMA's annual reports are included in the European Commission's annual progress reports on EU candidate and potential candidate countries. In the Report on SIGMA Monitoring of the principles of public administration of the Republic of Serbia for 2021, external audit is the best rated field in Serbia with a score of 4.5 compared to the highest score of 5.0, with the greatest progress compared to 2017 when it was rated 3.5.