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- Accountability. Now.
- Adoption of International Standards
- Developing the Global Profession
- Global Representation and Advocacy
- Professional Accountants in Business
- Small and Medium Practices
Independent Standard-Setting Boards
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board sets high-quality international standards for auditing, assurance, and quality control that strengthen public confidence in the global profession.
The International Accounting Education Standards Board establishes standards, in the area of professional accounting education, that prescribe technical competence and professional skills, values, ethics, and attitudes.
The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants sets high-quality, internationally appropriate ethics standards for professional accountants, including auditor independence requirements.
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board develops standards, guidance, and resources for use by public sector entities around the world for preparation of general purpose financial statements.
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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. Read More
Takes stock of how fiscal policy responses adopted by OECD governments during the early years of the 2007-2012 sovereign debt crisis have evolved in recent years.
This report discusses how political leadership can be best supported by modern financial management as it seeks to get the best outcomes for the public finances in challenging times.
Campaigning and advocacy organization ONE discusses the value of transparency in the fight to end extreme poverty and preventable disease.
Website of multi-stakeholder action network Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT), which is working to advance and institutionalize global norms and significant, continuous improvements on fiscal transparency, participation, and accountability in countries around the world.
This guide summarizes the provisions of all International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), recommended practice guidelines, and the conceptual framework.
This survey report examines 102 countries from around the world, measuring three aspects of how governments are managing public finances.
This case study details how Malta is getting its ACT (Accountability, Credibility, Transparency) together as it takes the crucial early steps to implementing a five-year IPSAS adoption plan.
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