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Environmental auditing e-courses open for registration

All interested in online training on environmental auditing are welcome to take part in two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) running from January to April 2023.

Registration to the courses is open on the links below:

The courses are fully online, free of charge and self-paced. The courses have been developed under the auspices of INTOSAI WGEA by the project lead – the National Audit Office of Estonia – in close collaboration with various supreme audit institutions as well as the University of Tartu. Many European audit offices have contributed to the training materials with their cases. Participants successfully completing all tasks will receive a certificate from the University of Tartu.

Recently the MOOC on Auditing Waste Management earned an honourable recognition by receiving an e-course quality label from the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education. The quality label is an acknowledgement of excellent results in the application of digital technology in the learning process.

Please refer to the links above for all relevant information and registration.

Latest Environmental Audits

Management of Plastic Waste in Europe

Results of EUROSAI WGEA Audit:
Management of Plastic Waste in Europe are now published. Documents: press release and joint report.

Cooperative audit on Mediterranean marine parks finalised

(23.07.2019) Seven SAIs audited the management of marine protected areas in the Mediterranean Sea and Portuguese Atlantic Coast. Press release and joint report are just published!

Cooperative audit on air quality

(30.01.2019) Results of EUROSAI WGEA cooperative audit on air quality performed by 16 SAIs and led by the SAIs of the Netherlands and Poland are now published. Documents: press release and joint report.

Cooperative audit on energy efficiency of public sector buildings

(05.10.2018) EUROSAI WGEA cooperative audit on energy efficiency of public sector buildings conducted by 8 SAIs is now finalized. You will find the press release and the report here.


EUROSAI WGEA Spring Session 2023

It was our pleasure to host the participants of EUROSAI WGEA Hybrid Spring Session 2023 (Warsaw) titled „Climate Change: Progress Made in Adaptation Efforts”. More than 100 persons took part in the event online or personally.
The group had a chance to hear about and discuss the issues of climate change adaptation efforts with speakers from: European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology under the auspices of UNESCO, European Commission DG CLIMA, European Environment Agency as well as Supreme Audit Institution of Brazil and INTOSAI WGEA Secretariat.
Representatives of SAI Malta, Slovenia, Sweden, Bulgaria, France, Poland, Czech Republic and the Netherlands as well as ECA presented outcomes of their audits on climate change-related topics and shared thier views. The discussions were focused on:

  • how much has been achieved up to date concerning the adaptation to climate change,
  • relevance of the adaptation measures and
  • financing of adaptation efforts.

The meeting took place on 25-26 May 2023 in Warsaw (Poland), NIK (SAI Poland). The presentations from the event are available here.