​The 16th Annual Meeting was held from 26-28 September 2018 in Bratislava, Slovakia.


Central topics of the meeting:
  • Climate Change
  • Increasing the Impact of Environmental Audit

A training seminar on climate change related data was held one day prior to the Annual Meeting, on 25 September 2018. Read more about it here.


NEW! Presentations from the meeting

Day 1: Auditing Climate Change
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Comenius University
Prof Milan Lapin
​Climate change issues in Slovakia and Europe
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​European Commission, DG Climate Action
Ms Terhi Lehtonen
​EU Climate Action – Implementing 2030 targets
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​Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
Dr Simon Buckle
​The climate challenge – an OECD perspective on policies and finance
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​SAI Germany
Mr Sascha Baum
​Fragmentation of governmental responsibilities as a challenge for climate change policy. Audit example: Flood protection
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​SAI Latvia
Mr Jānis Salenieks
​Effectiveness of allocated funds to mitigate climate change in Latvia and financial impact of audit results
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​SAI Slovakia
Mr Vladimír Maťuš
​Audit of the flood preventive measures in the Slovak Republic
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​U.S. Government Accountability Office
Mr Alfredo Gomez
​GAO's climate change work
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Day 2: Increasing the impact of environmental audits


​SAI Bulgaria
Ms Katya Nedialkova, Ms Tsvetelina Nikolova-Manolova
​Increasing the impact of audit on the example of audit on air quality
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​SAI Cyprus
Mr Akis Kikas
​Increasing the impact of environmental audits – finding allies
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​SAI Malta
Mr William Peplow
​The impact of environmental audits relating to designating and management of protected marine areas
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​SAI Kuwait
Mr Adel Alkoot, Mr Mohammad Alzaabi
​Impact of environmental audits
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​SAI Ukraine
Mr Viktor Bohun, Ms Liliia Prudyvus 
​Environmental Audits: conducting practice and the evaluation of the results
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​SAI Hungary
Ms Júlia Szappanos
​Raising awareness – messages of environmental audits
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Day 3: Business meeting

​SAI Estonia
Ms Kristiina Visnapuu
​Cooperative audit: Energy efficiency of public sector buildings
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​SAI Malta
Mr William Peplow
​Joint Cooperative Audit: Are mechanisms in place to ascertain the designation and effective management of MPAs within the Mediterranean Sea?
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​SAI Netherlands
Ms Sadaf Qutbyar
​Cooperative audit on Air Quality
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​SAI Slovakia
Mr Igor Blaško
​Air quality in Slovakia
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​SAI Belarus
Mr Dzmitry Zakharau, Mr Stepan Dubnitsky
​International Coordinated Audit on Protection of the Bug River Catchment Area from Pollution
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​SAI Estonia/Secretariat of EWGEA
Ms Tuuli Rasso
​EUROSAI WGEA: Activities and plans
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​SAI Kuwait
Mr Adel Alkoot, Mr Mohammad Alzaabi
​ARABOSAI RWGEA: Progress report and activities
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