Regional Organizations

INTOSAI recognizes Regional Organizations as related autonomous entities, established for the purpose of promoting the professional and technical cooperation of its members on a regional basis.

The INTOSAI Governing Board has recognized the following seven Regional Organizations:

Chief objective of the African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI) is to promote and develop the exchange of ideas and experience among the SAIs of the African states in the field of the audit of public finances by:

  • Implementing systematic studies concerning the audit of public finances,
  • Organizing training courses for personnel charged with carrying out auditing tasks and
  • Collaborating with INTOSAI, its regional working groups, and other organizations and institutions specialized in the audit of public finances.

AFROSAI was created in November 1976.

AFROSAI – Chair | Namibia

Mr Junias Etuna Kandjeke
Auditor General
President of AFROSAI
Office of the Auditor-General
123 Robert Mugabe Avenue
269 Independence Avenue

  +264 61 2858200
  +264 61 2858000

  +264 61 224301

AFROSAI – General Secretariat | Cameroon

Mme Mbah Acha Rose Fomundam
Ministre Délégué à la Présidence
de la République chargé du Contrôle Supérieur de l'Etat
Secrétaire Général de l'AFROSAI
P.O.Box 376

  +237 222228152

  +237 222234403


is a member-based institution with 26 SAIs from English-speaking African countries.

is a member-based institution with 22 SAIs from French-speaking African countries.

Objectives of the Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ARABOSAI) include

  • Encouraging exchanges of ideas, viewpoints, experiences, studies, and research among the member institutions in the field of auditing and work to promote auditing in both scientific and practical terms;
  • Working toward raising awareness within the Arab nations of the importance of auditing in order to strengthen the role of SAIs in carrying out their missions; and
  • Organizing and strengthening cooperation between ARABOSAI and the institutions and specialized organizations of the League of Arab States, INTOSAI, and other organizations—both international and regional—whose activities relate to auditing.

ARABOSAI was established in 1976.

ARABOSAI – Chair | Qatar

H.E. Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al Thani
Chairman of ARABOSAI
State Audit Bureau
Towers Zone (Al Dafna)
Al Daibel Tower

  +974 40200000

  +974 40200200

ARABOSAI – General Secretariat | Tunisia

M Nejib Gtari
Premier Président de la Cour des Comptes
Secrétaire Général de l'ARABOSAI
Avenue Taieb M’hiri, N° 87
1002 Belvédère – Tunis

  +216 71 780040

  +216 71 780029

ASOSAI was established in 1979 with 11 members. The Membership of the ASOSAI consists of Charter Members, Members and Associate Members. Now, membership has grown to 46 SAIs.

The objectives of ASOSAI are:

  • To promote understanding and cooperation among member institutions through exchange of ideas and experiences in the field of Public Audit.
  • To provide facilities for training and continuing education for government auditors, with a view to improving quality and performance.
  • To serve as a center of information and as a regional link with institutions in other parts of the world in the field of Public Audit.
  • To promote closer collaboration and brotherhood among auditors in the service of the Governments of the respective member institutions and among regional groups.

The functions of ASOSAI are:

  • To encourage and to promote research and to undertake publication of research papers and professional articles in auditing and related fields.
  • To organize conferences and seminars for the exchange of ideas and experiences in the field of Public Audit.
  • To perform such other functions as may be necessary in keeping with its objectives.

ASOSAI – Chair | Viet Nam

Dr. Duc Phoc Ho
Auditor General
Chairman of ASOSAI
State Audit Office of Vietnam
111 Tran Duy Hung
Cau Giay District

  +84 4 62822137
  +84 4 62822150

  +84 4 62822159
  +84 4 62822161

ASOSAI – General Secretariat | China

Mr Kai Hou
Auditor General
Secretary General of ASOSAI
National Audit Office of the People's Republic of China
No. 17, Jin Zhong Du Nan Street
Fengtai District
100073 Beijing

  +86 10 50993205
  +86 10 50993209

  +86 10 50992836

Objectives of the Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI) include the following:

  • Promote the exchange of ideas and experience in the field of government auditing;
  • Provide opportunities for training and continuing education ;
  • Promote the importance of the internal audit function within the public sector;
  • Provide technical assistance and exchange of expertise among members;
  • Raise the level of audit consciousness in the Caribbean area in order to support the role of the institutions performing their duties; and
  • Promote the application of comprehensive auditing.

CAROSAI has established a Regional Institutional Strengthening Committee (RISC), which is charged with providing effective and sustainable training and other capacity-building activities to regional SAIs.

CAROSAI was founded in 1988.

CAROSAI – Chair | Guyana

Mr Deodat Sharma
Auditor General
Chairman of CAROSAI
The Audit Office of Guyana
63 High Street

  +592 2257592
  +592 2310781

  +592 2267257

CAROSAI – General Secretariat | Jamaica

Ms Pamela Monroe Ellis
Auditor General
Secretary General of CAROSAI
Auditor General’s Department
40 Knutsford Boulevard
P.O. Box 455
Kingston 5

  +1 876 9268309
  +1 876 9265963
  +1 876 9265846

  +1 876 9684690

Major objectives of the European Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions ( EUROSAI ) include:

  • Promote professional co-operation among SAI members;
  • Encourage the exchange of information and documentation;
  • Advance the study of public sector audit;
  • Stimulate the creation of University Professorships in the subject; and
  • Work towards the harmonisation of terminology in the field of audit.

From its very beginning EUROSAI has been active in organizing a fruitful and mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of public audit among all the countries of the previously divided Europe, prioritizing support for the establishment of independent public audit bodies in Central and Eastern European transition countries.

EUROSAI was established in 1990.

EUROSAI – Chair | Turkey

Mr Seyit Ahmet Baş
President of the Turkish Court of Accounts
President of EUROSAI
Sayistay Baskanligi
İnönü Bulvarı  No 45
Balgat Çankaya
06520 Ankara

  +90 312 2953030
  +90 312 2953266

  +90 312 2954094
  +90 312 2954085

EUROSAI – General Secretariat | Spain

Sra María José de la Fuente y de la Calle
Presidenta del Tribunal de Cuentas
Secretaria General de la EUROSAI
Tribunal de Cuentas
Calle Fuencarral, 81
28004 Madrid

  +34 91 4460466

  +34 91 5933894

The Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) is an international, autonomous, independent, apolitical and permanent organization. Its objectives are as follows:

  • Conduct scientific investigation;
  • Develop study, training and specialization;
  • Provide technical advice, assistance and coordination for the SAIs of Latin America and the Caribbean.

The conceptual vision of OLACEFS focuses on promoting the participation of different SAIs in their own development and improvement.

OLACEFS has a long tradition dating back to 1963 (proposal for the establishment of a Latin American Institute of Auditing Sciences (ILACIF), which was implemented in 1965).

Under its current title OLACEFS has existed since 1990.

OLACEFS – Chair | Peru

Sr Nelson Shack Yalta
Contralor General de la República
Presidente de la OLACEFS
Contraloria General de la República
Jr. Camilo Carrillo 114
Jesús María
Lima 11

  +51 1 33030001429
  +51 1 33030001265
  +51 1 33030001266

OLACEFS – General Secretariat | Chile

Sr Jorge Bermúdez Soto
Contralor General de la República de Chile
Secretario Ejecutivo de la OLACEFS
Contraloría General de la República
Teatinos 56-58 9° Piso
Correo 21, Casilla 117-118-121-122
Santiago de Chile

  +56 2 32401158
  +56 2 32405157
  +56 2 32401535

PASAI's overall objective is to promote transparent, accountable, effective and efficient use of public sector resources in the Pacific, by supporting members SAIs to improve the quality of public sector auditing to recognised high standards.

PASAI's Strategic Plan 2014–2024 has five Strategic Priorities:

  1. Strengthening SAI Independence
  2. Advocacy to strengthen governance, transparency and accountability
  3. High quality audits completed by Pacific SAIs on a timely basis
  4. Enhancing SAI capacity and capability
  5. PASAI Secretariat capable of supporting Pacific SAIs

First working contacts between the SAIs in the Pacific region date back to 1973. PASAI was formally accepted as a Regional Organization of INTOSAI in 1987.

PASAI – Chair | Fiji

Mr Ajay Nand
Auditor General
Chairman of PASAI
Office of the Auditor General
P.O. Box 2214
Government Buildings

  +679 330 9032

  +679 330 3812


PASAI – General Secretariat | New Zealand

Mr John Ryan
Controller and Auditor-General
Secretary General of PASAI
PASAI General Secretariat
Suite 7, Level 2 Heards Building
168 Parnell Road
Auckland 1052
New Zealand

  +64 9 3041275

  +64 9 3079324