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Seminar on Auditing Water Management 

The seminar was held in Oslo, 23-24 April 2013, covering water management models and water protection measures.



The first day of the seminar was dedicated to keynote speeches and parallel workshop sessions, with a final plenary panel discussion. The second day of the seminar involver speed-dating between SAIs and group and plenary discussions.




Agenda l Report

Seminar on Water Management

​Seminar participants

Keynote speeches​ ​ ​
​ISDRI, Science Po, Paris Dr Sébastien Treyer ​Which economic model for a water-efficient Europe? ​View presentation
European Environmental Bureau ​Ms Martina Mlinaric ​Challenges to sustainable water management – cross-sectorial water issues, ecological aspects ​​View presentation
​US GAO Mr Steven L. Elstein ​Auditing water issues: an examination of SAIs’ experiences and the methodological tools they have successfully used ​​View presentation
SAI presentations on auditing water management models
​NAO of Estonia Ms Viire Viss ​Auditing performance and sustainability of water infrastructures in Estonia ​​View presentation
​Court of Audit of Slovenia Ms Jerneja Vrabic ​Deciding on the use of water ​​View presentation
​NAO of Lithuania Ms Vaida Bariziene ​Organizing and pricing of water supply ​​View presentation
​SAO of Czech Republic Ms Eva Reková and Lukas Topinka ​Experiences of SAO in auditing water management ​​View presentation
​SAO of Poland Ms Alicja Gruszecka ​Water management in Poland with special regard to the flood protection ​​View presentation
​Court of Audit, France Mr Philippe Dedryver ​The audit of the French National Agency for Water and Aquatic Environments – ONEMA ​​View presentation
SAI presentations on auditing water protection measures
NAO of Malta Mr William Peplow ​Safeguarding Malta’s Groundwater View presentation
European Court of Auditors​ Ms Els Brems ​Integration of the EU Water Policy Objectives into the CAP ​View presentation
​SAO of Denmark Ms Lea Joenson Farø ​National measures taken to protect the ground water in Denmark against pesticides leaching and the Preparation of River Basin Management Plans View presentation
EUROSAI WGEA secretariat ​Ms Herdis Laupsa ​The EUROSAI WGEA cooperative audit on adaptation to climate change – focus on water issues View presentation
The Netherlands Court of Audit ​Ms Louise van Loon and Mr Henk van der Geest ​Water audits in the Netherlands View presentation
​NAO of Bulgaria Ms Rossena Gadjeva ​Audit on the adaptation measures undertaken by the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria in relation to climate change View presentation