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Panel on Safeguarding Financing for Sustainable Development
Start Date: May 28, 2013
End Date: May 28, 2013
Venue: New York, NY


The objective of the Panel is to bring to the attention of Member States the challenges and potential safeguards in ensuring economic, efficient and effective use of, and preventing corruption in, financing for sustainable development at the national and local levels, particularly in view of anticipated new and innovative sources of funding.

The advice of supreme audit institutions (SAI’s) -- based on their cumulative experience in assessing value-for-money public spending, intra and inter-governmental operations and public private partnerships -- is invaluable to Member States.   Public sector auditors can help identify risks of waste and loss of scarce public resources earmarked for sustainable development initiatives as well as regulatory, administrative control and anti-corruption measures for mitigating them.



28 May 2013, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Conference Room E, United Nations Secretariat, New York

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Opening remarks by the Chair, H.E. Dr. Martin Sajdik, Permanent Representative,  Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations

10:45 – 11:10 a.m. Keynote Address by Dr. Josef Moser, Secretary-General of INTOSAI and President of the Court of Audit of Austria

11:10 – 11:20 a.m. Welcome remarks by Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and Secretary-General for the International Conference on Small Island Developing States,  Untied Nations

11:20 – 11:30 a.m.  Discussion
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Vladimir Lupan, Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the United Nations; 
Remarks by Mr. Amitabh Mukhopadhyay, Performance Audit & Communication Specialist at Cowater International (based in Ottawa); 

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Questions and Answers Session

12:20 – 12:30 p.m. Closing by Mr. Wu Hongbo and by the Chair

Useful links:

Permanent Missions of Austria to the United Nations

UN Cooperation with Supreme Audit Institutions

The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)



Chief, Development Management Branch
(917) 367-2931

Angela Capati-Caruso (Ms.)
Sr. Governance and Public Administration Officer
Development Management Branch
(212) 963-5318

Ulrich Graute (Mr.)

Sr. Adviser/Inter-regional Adviser
Development Management Branch
(212) 963-8836

Patricia PENUEN (Ms.)

Technical Co-operation Assistant
Development Management Branch
(212) 963-6951

Xinxin Cai (Ms.)
Programme Assistant 
Development Management Branch

Organizers: DPADM/UNDESA and Permanent Missions of Austria to the United Nations
Participation Requirements: By Invitation

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