September 27, 2021
Technical and People-Based
Representatives of Supreme Audit Court of I.R. Iran Participated in the 20th INTOSAI WGEA
2021/01/31 3089
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The Supreme Audit Court of I. R. Iran participated in the 20th
INTOSAI WGEA from 19 to 21 January 2021, alongside with 80 more member SAIs.

Ms. Tytti Yli-Viikari,
Auditor General of SAI Finland and Chair of the INTOSAI WGEA, as well as Ms.
Krista Mikkonen, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Finland started
the meeting with their welcoming speech. Following the opening speech,
discussion panels were held and country papers from member SAIs were presented
on the subject of "Circular Economy".
It is worth mentioning that Dr. Davoodi, Vice-President for
Technical and Auditing of Public and Social Affairs, Mr. Mirnajafi, Principal
Auditor for Health, Environment and Sustainable Development and Dr. Hashemi
Dehkordi, Director General of Public Relations and Int’l Affairs of the SAI
Iran were present at the opening ceremony.
The meeting continued until Thursday, 21 January 2021, and the
country paper of I. R. Iran was presented on Wednesday, 20 January on the
subject of “Challenges of Plastic Waste Management in the Islamic Republic of
Iran”. The Article discussed various barriers regarding plastic waste and the
abundance of this product in Iran, and the endeavors of I. R. Iran’s different
sectors and NGOs to reduce the consumption of this product.
The WGEA is the largest INTOSAI Working Group with 80 member SAIs,
and SAC has been an official member of this working group since December 2010.


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