COA bares gains of participatory audit

March 19, 2016 10:14 pm by IZA IGLESIAS

The Commission on Audit (COA) showcased in a forum the achievements of the Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA) program, a partnership with people’s organizations and the general public.

As a reform strategy and audit technique, CPA brings together civil society organizations (CSOs), citizens and auditors of the COA as an audit team, aimed at strengthening citizens’ involvement in the public audit process for the transparent and efficient use of public resources.

“Since 2012, the CPA has developed models for participatory audit and established online and offline platforms to enhance citizen participation in the public audit process,” COA Chairperson Michael Aguinaldo said during the forum on Friday.

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