Tatyana Golikova, the Chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation presented at the 9th Congress of the European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (EUROSAI) her report on the subject: “Improvement of State Financial Control in Russia: Innovative Approaches”.
According to Tatyana Golikova, the principles of innovative approaches to the activities of the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of Russia are enshrined mainly in a new Federal Law “On the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation”, which provides for a number of new objectives of the Accounts Chamber, including carrying out strategic and contract audit, audit of state programs and investment projects, as well as the analysis of forecasts of socio-economic development of the country. Besides, the expert examination of legislative acts in terms of efficiency of the use budget funds allocated to the implementation thereof is a crucially new area of the Russian SAI’s activity.
The Chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber drew the attention of the participants of the Congress to the need to ensure more transparency in the activities of supreme audit institutions. In this respect, she informed that the Accounts Chamber had already got down to developing a data show-window to place analytical information on the findings of control activities completed in the Internet.“We are sure that not only will such mechanism allow our citizens to acquire the data they are interested in, but will also ensure the enhancement of the Accounts Chamber authority with the Russian society,” Tatyana Golikova noted.
A bilateral Russian-Chinese workshop took place in the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation.
Auditor of the Accounts Chamber Andrey Perchyan and Deputy Auditor General of the People’s Republic of China Chen Chengzhao spoke at the opening of the workshop.
When greeting the participants of the workshop on behalf of the Chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova, Andrey Perchyan emphasized the importance of such meetings, which are held on a regular basis in the frame of implementation of the second three-year cooperation program signed between the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of Russia and China.“Not only do such meetings, the auditor said, allow the specialists of the Russian and Chinese SAIs exchange their professional experience, but they also contribute to the cooperation between our countries and peoples.”
The delegation of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation headed by the auditor Sergey Movhan took part in the solemn events dedicated to the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Court of Accounts of Romania.
In the frame of participation in solemn events, Sergey Movhan met the President of the Court of Accounts of Romania Nicolae Vacaroiu.
On behalf of the Chairwoman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova, Sergey Movhan congratulated Nicolae Vacaroiu and the entire staff of the Court of Accounts of Romania on the important historical benchmark in the activities of the Romanian control body – the 150th Anniversary of the foundation.
The congratulation letter of the head of the Supreme Audit Institution of Russia says that the Court of Accounts of Romania has been safeguarding the rational and efficient spending of budget funds for a century and half, carrying out its independent activities in strict compliance with the Constitution of the country.
“I am looking forward to fruitful cooperation of the SAIs of Russia and Romania, strengthening of friendly relations of our countries and peoples”, Tatyana Golikova noted.