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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.

Events

EWGEA Members at Greening SAIs seminar marking the 30th Anniversary of SAO of Czech Republic (26th September 2023)
Representatives of SAI Estonia, European Court of Auditors (ECA) and the Secretariat of EUROSAI WGEA were invited to make speeches during the international seminar marking the 30th Anniversary of SAO of Czech Republic. Mr Alar Jürgenson of National Audit Office of Estonia presented the activities of INTOSAI WGEA: report on greening the SAIs project (led by SAI India) and training tools (led by SAI Estonia and ECA). Ms Joanna Kokot, representing ECA, spoke about environmental management at ECA and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) in ECA. She explained also significant aspects of the ECA’s activities and their environmental impact and elaborated on summary of environmental results and new objectives, targets and measures. Mr Michal Rampír, who moderated the session, gave a presentation on international cooperation of the SAO Czech Republic in the field of environment and Ms Kristýna Lišková of SAO Czech Republic presented results of ‘Greening SAIs questionnaire survey’. Ms Iwona Zubrzycka and Mr Michał Dudek from the Secretariat of EWGEA presented the outcome of the 21st Annual Meeting of the EWGEA titled „Sustainable Energy” and spoke about the recent activities of the group.