The meeting of the representatives of the State Audit Service of Ukraine (the SAS) with international experts of the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania was held today within the framework of the TAIEX expert mission.
The expert mission of TAIEX has started at the State Audit Service of Ukraine (hereinafter – the SAS), which will last from March 14 to 16. This mission takes place in the context of the latest correspondence with a Support Group of Ukraine in the European Commission.
The working meeting of representatives of the Netherlands Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and the SFI of Ukraine was held within the framework of Ukrainian-Dutch cooperation on public internal financial control reforming in the premises of the SFI on May 7th.
The European Union proposed the macro-financial assistance to address external financial needs of Ukraine. According to the obligations stemming from the Financial Regulation of the EU before approval of the relevant decision the Commission must obtain reasonable assurances about the reliability of the financial and administrative circuits and procedures of Ukraine.
In the framework of the experts’ mission of the European Union concerning support of some state authorities in preparation for the Тwіnning project, the State Financial Inspection was visited by Mr. Ioannis Filopoulos (Greece) and Mr. Michel Paquet (France). The aim of the meetings is an assessment of potential and priority ideas of the project that is directed at realization of provisions of future Ukraine – EU Association Agreement: ensuring of improvement of the state financial internal control system and introduction of the proper mechanisms in the fight against fraud.
For the purpose of establishing and efficient development of the activity of the internal audit units within the framework of international cooperation of the State Financial Inspection of Ukraine with the Netherlands Ministry of Finance trainings of internal auditors of the ministries, other central executive authorities were conducted from November 12 till December 7, 2012.