Chairperson Gamaliel A. Cordoba (2nd from left) presents the Certificates of Competence for IDI Certified SAI Performance Auditors. With him are (left to right): Dir. Roberto D. Mabagos, Jr. of the Office of the Commissioner II, SAI Coach for PA, Dir. Josephine B. Manalo of QAO, Commissioner Mario G. Lipana, Assistant Commissioner Roland A. Rey of LGAS, Assistant Commissioner Cora Lea A. Dela Cruz of PIDS, Ms. Jonah C. Mendoza of COA RO XI, Ms. Mary Sherylyn A. Mabute of QAO, Ms. Czyrhinne R. Castillo of PAO, and Atty. Eumaida P. Tiongson of COA RO III, SAI Coach for PA.
QUEZON CITY, Philippines –Ten Commission on Audit (COA) State Auditors successfully completed the Professional Education for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) Auditors – Pilot (PESA-P) program launched by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Development Initiative (IDI) to create a critical mass of SAI audit professionals with competencies to add value to the SAI’s professionalization journey.
The Commission on Audit (COA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) extended for another two years the Philippine Performance Audit Partnership project (PPAP), benefitting from the momentum towards sustainability of performance auditing in the Commission.
COA, USAID and the United States Government Accountability Office - Center for Audit Excellence (US GAO-CAE) entered into a memorandum of understanding in 2019 for the provision of technical assistance to further enhance COA’s performance audit capacity in evaluating high-value government programs to ensure that they are efficient, economical and achieve their objectives.
Chairperson Gamaliel A. Cordoba together with Commissioners Roland C. Pondoc and Mario G. Lipana and Assistant Commissioner Alexander B. Juliano present tokens of appreciation to the United States Agency for International Development’s Regional Controller Bret Campbell (1st from left), Team Leader Mohamed Dansoko (2nd from left), Mission Director Ryan Washburn (4th from left) and Chief Financial Officer Reginald Mitchel (3rd from right) during the launch of the Philippine Performance Audit Partnership project extension at the CP Boardroom.
Chairperson Gamaliel A. Cordoba administers the oath-taking of the newly elected officers of the Philippine Government Audit Service Employees Association.
The Philippine Government Audit Service Employees Association (PhilGASEA), the Commission on Audit’s employees association, held its national election recently. The COA Alliance for Reform and Empowerment (CARE) party won all the National Executive Council positions over the Ambagan Unity party. The new officers shall serve the unfinished term of the previous PhilGASEA officers which will end on December 2024.
(from right) Commission on Audit (COA) Assistant Commissioner Fortunata M. Rubico, Director Michael R. Bacani, Assistant Commissioner Alexander B. Juliano and Department of Social Welfare and Development Director Ricky A. Bunao together with the men of the COA show the stop sign hand gesture as support to end gender-based violence during the nationwide launch and membership campaign drive of the MOVE COA Chapter.
The Commission on Audit’s (COA) continuous efforts and dedication to supporting the government’s campaign of opposing gender-based violence led to the nationwide launch and membership campaign drive of the Men Opposed to Violence Everywhere (MOVE) COA Chapter held recently at the COA Professional and Institutional Development Sector Auditorium and simultaneously at other COA Regional Offices.
The event marked a momentous occasion in the Commission’s commitment to creating violence-free homes, workplaces, and communities. The acronym "COAMOVE" also stands for Complete dedication, Open-mindedness, Altruism, Moral probity, Optimism, Volunteerism, and Equality. These are the foundations and core values of the gentlemen of COA MOVE Chapter.