21 - 24 March 2016

IACOP meeting "Internal Control - Implementation Challenges"

Prague (Czech Republic)

The PEMPAL Internal Audit Community of Practice (IACOP) organizes its annual plenary meeting and the first meeting of the Internal Control Working Group during March 21-24, 2016 in Prague, the Czech Republic.

The annual plenary meeting had the following objectives:
• Learn from country successful experience in implementation of the public internal control (PIC) with focus on the Czech Republic
• Share key recent developments in the internal audit in different regions and countries to identify good practices
• Share the knowledge developed and report on the progress made in the IACOP working groups: Internal Audit Quality Assessment Guide, and IACOP Position Paper on RIFIX (Relationship of Infernal Audit with Financial Inspection and External Audit)
• Introduce the IACOP updated strategy and the new Internal Control Working Group
• Update on the progress made on the IACOP Strategic Plan and our added value activities.
The Internal Control Working Group focussed on the following objectives:
• Introduce of the new Internal Control Working Group (ICWG)
• Share key principles and understanding of the Public Internal Controls from EU among members
• Clarify definitions and key players in PIC area
• Agree on the next steps in the ICWG
Language: The meetings were conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Russian and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian languages.