Auditor - General Namibia Facts

 

  • With 110 staff of which 75% are auditors, to date we celebrate 1033 audit reports that have been tabled in the National Assembly.

 

  • We have audited SACU (current), SADCOPAC and SADC Accounts (3years each).

 

  • Auditor-General Namibia drafted the legal framework for AFROPAC (African Organization of Public accounts Committee) which was adopted  in September 2013 in Arusha, Tanzania.

 

  • Our annual capacity can produce more than 170 audit reports (in current years) carry out more than 120 asset inspections and special investigations.

 

  • The Office received awards during the 2011 and 2017 Career and Trade Fairs.

 

  • The Auditor-General was elected and appointed, by the General Assembly of AFROSAI in Gabon-2011, to the Governing Council (the continent’s highest leadership body of Auditors-General) for 3 years.

 

  • Auditor-General Namibia was appointed by the General Assembly of AFROSAI in 2014, as first Vice-President of AFROSAI and Deputy Chairperson of AFROSAI Governing Board.

 

  • Namibia will host the General Assembly and two Governing Board meeting in Windhoek 2017.

 

  • The Auditor-General received an award for “Invaluable Service” as Founding Chairperson of AFROSAI-E (2005-2010) in 2011.

 

  • We successfully hosted the 21st Common wealth Auditors General conference and other International events.

 

  • On 22 December 2011 the 66th United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/66/209 “Promoting the efficiency, accountability, effectiveness and transparency of public administration by strengthening supreme audit institutions”.

 

  • Therein, the General Assembly for the first time expressly recognizes that Supreme Audit Institutions can accomplish their tasks objectively and effectively only if they are independent of the audited entity and are protected against outside influence.