Closing ceremony of the Capacity Building Project between the Office of the Auditor General of Norway and the State Audit Institutions of the Republic of Serbia Tuesday, 28th of August 2012, 10:00 am, the National Assembly building, Pres Hall, 14 King Milan Street, Belgrade

24 August 2012.

In the introductory part, the representatives of the State Audit Institution of the Republic of Serbia and the Kingdom of Norway, Mr. Radoslav Sretenović and Mr. Jorgen Kosmo will address the audience.
In addition to the representatives of the State Audit Institution, the ceremony will be attended by representatives of the Embassies of Norway, the Netherlands and United Kingdom, the Netherlands Court of Audit, Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, the Ombudsman, the Anti-corruption Agency, the Anti-Corruption Council and Public Procurement Administration.
The goal of the four-year cooperation of Supreme Audit Institutions of the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Serbia included the establishment and strengthening of the institutional capacity of the State Audit Institution for the purpose of continuing improvement of the financial management of the public sector in Serbia.
Cooperation has been implemented in the area of development of the methodology for the financial audit, initial training for newly hired auditors, quality control during the audit, cooperation of units in IT domain, adoption of the Strategic Plan and Code of Ethics of the State Audit Institution and the public relations and media
In order to improve education and the quality of audit, there was a number of study visits during the project by the State Audit Institution’s representatives to the Office of the Auditor General of Norway.
Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade was mediator in the process of establishing cooperation.
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10:00 to 10:30 Opening Remarks – Mr. Radoslav Sretenović, President of the State Audit Institution
10:30 to 11:00 Opening Remarks – Mr. Jorgen Kosmo, Auditor General of Norway
11:00 to 11:30 Ambassadors Speeches
11:30 to 12:00 Cocktail