COA Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo was guest speaker during the induction ceremony for the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers 2020 National Officers and Directors held on 18 January 2020 at Seda Vertis North Hotel in Quezon City.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo and AMA University Chairman Dr. Amable R. Aguiluz V sign a Memorandum of Agreement for the provision of scholarship programs to employees of the Commission on 20 January 2020.
Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo and Commissioner Roland C. Pondoc with COA Officials during the Strategic Planning held at the Professional Development Center on 11 February 2020.
Former Assistant Commissioner Lourdes M. Castillo, Director Fortunata M. Rubico and Director Jonathan B. Beltran join resource persons from the Climate Change Commission during the Gender and Climate Change Orientation for the Commission on Audit on 3 to 4 March 2020.
Dr. Reynaldo O. Samson, from the Philippine National Police, discusses National Security, Local Security and Company Physical Security during the Symposium on Public Safety and Personal Security on 2 March 2020 at PIDS Auditorium.
Participants of the Advance Performance Audit Course held at the Professional Development Center on 10 February 2020.
COA Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo and COA Commissioner Roland C. Pondoc with Calamba Representative Joaquin M. Chipeco, Jr., Calamba City Mayor Justin Marc SB. Chipeco and COA Regional Office IV-A Director Mario G. Lipana lead the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Provincial Satellite Auditing Office in Calamba, Laguna on 11 February 2020.
Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo discussed the constitutional mandate of the COA as guest speaker at the 9th General Membership Meeting of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) held on 15 September 2021 via Zoom.
FINEX recently spearheaded strong support for the Commission and called to uphold the audit independence of COA.
Chairperson Aguinaldo’s presentation included the history of the COA, its major functions, the types of audits that COA conducts, the constitutional mandate and duties of COA, and myths and misconceptions about the Commission.
The Commission on Audit (COA), the Supreme Audit Institution (SAI) of the Philippines, was elected as one of the Governing Board (GB) members of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) for the period 2021-2024 during the 15th ASOSAI General Assembly held virtually on 7 September 2021. The event was hosted by the State Audit Office of the Kingdom of Thailand as the new Chair of ASOSAI for 2021-2024.
Commissioner Roland C. Pondoc led the Philippine delegation to the recently concluded event. He was accompanied by officials from the Professional and Institutional Development Sector.
Joining the ex-officio members from the SAIs of China, India, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam, the Assembly elected the seven new GB members—the SAIs of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. The Assembly also elected the Audit Committee which is now comprised of the SAIs of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
The Commission on Audit (COA) participated in the 8th Symposium of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) held on 8 September 2021. The virtual event with the theme “The ASOSAI and the Next Normal: Resilience Amidst Challenges” was hosted by the State Audit Office of the Kingdom of Thailand.
Five COA officials presented country papers highlighting experiences and best practices of the Commission on sub-themes that represent the four cross-cutting priorities of the Organization’s Strategic Plan for 2022-2027 and the Bangkok Declaration: promoting good governance in the next normal, encouraging for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), leveraging by using advanced technologies for public sector auditing, and responding to disaster and pandemic issues. The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Development Initiative also participated in the sessions.