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State Audit Institution is participating in the annual meeting of high-level political forum held at the UN’s headquarter in New York during the period from 9-18 July.

The high-level political forum is an organ of the United Nation General Assembly and Economic and Social Council which many government, corporates and civil society organizations are participated in its annual meetings from around the world to share their experiences and best practices to promote achieving the sustainable development goals.  The Forum is the main platform through which they can follow up the progress in achieving the goals at the global level.

H.E Dr. Harib Saeed Al Amimi, President of SAI, Chairman of INTOSAI, said that the UAE SAI’s participation is as the chair of INTOSAI, and thus it acts on behalf of all audit institutions in the world by participating in this international gathering to highlight the key role of audit institutions in evaluating and reviewing the implementation of sustainable development goals and propose the appropriate solutions to address the challenges and difficulties that may hinder the desired progress of sustainable development, as well as, discuss the emerging issues that may affect the stages of implementing the goals.

SAI seeks with its international counterparts of audit institutions and with cooperation of stakeholders to develop a professional frame from which the countries’ commitment in achieving the development goals can be measured. This will serve people’s interests and use public fund to improve citizens’ living, education, health and eliminate the poverty, he added.

The sustainable development goals is  group of goals aim to protect the rights of future generation to live better lives by combatting poverty and famine, ensuring good health and quality education, achieving gender equity, providing clean and renewable energy and achieving prosperity, peace and justice.