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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
Brochure that explains IFAC’s campaign for enhanced public financial reporting, sound decision making, and accountability.
In this video, Fayezul Choudhury, IFAC Chief Executive Officer, presents IFAC’s Accountability. Now. campaign for enhanced public financial reporting, sound decision making, and accountability.
Find additional public sector financial management news and resources on the MOSAIC website, devoted to the development of the accountancy profession and professional accountancy organizations.
IFAC policy position paper on the use of accrual-based accounting—through the adoption and implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
This report describes how the World Health Organization (WHO) has successfully implemented the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) for financial accounting and reporting.
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.
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