4th WGEI Meeting

4th Members Meeting of the

INTOSAI Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries

27-29 May 2019│Manila, Philippines

“Illicit Financial Flows in Extractive Industries”

Meeting Minutes Steering Committee Minutes

TIMESESSION
All daySunday 26th May
 Arrival of Delegates and pick up from Airport
Day 1Monday 27th May
8:30 – 9:00Arrival of participants
9:00 – 10:00Welcome and official opening of the meeting:
Mr. Jose A. Fabia, Commissioner of the Commission on Audit of the Philippines to give remarks and welcome delegates to the Philippines, and invite chair of INTOSAI – WGEI
Mrs Keto N. Kayemba, Assistant Auditor-General of Uganda on behalf of the Chair INTOSAI – WGEI to give remarks
Remarks by Representative of KSC Chair
Ms. Nonita S. Caguioa, Assistant Secretary for Mining Concerns- Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines to officially open the meeting
10:00 – 11:00Group Photo & Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00Key note Address:
By Mr. Sydney Asubo, Executive Director Financial Intelligence Authority of Uganda
Session Chair: Mrs. Keto N. Kayemba, Assistant Auditor General of Uganda
12:00 – 12:35Activity 1: Report on progress: WGEI Administration
By Head of WGEI secretariat (SAI Uganda) (20 minutes)
Reactions (15 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Jose A. Fabia, Commissioner of the Commission on Audit of the Philippines
12:35 – 13:35Lunch break
13:35 – 14:25Activity 2: Report on Progress: Promoting information sharing in Extractive Industries·        
Presentation By SAI Iraq (20 minutes)·        
Presentation By SAI Fiji (15 minutes)·        
Reactions 15 (minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Ajay Nand, Auditor General of Fiji
14:25 – 15:25Panel Discussion on Beneficial Ownership
Moderator: Mr. Edmond Shoko (AFROSAI-E)
Panellists:
1.    Mr. Lewis Hawke -The World Bank
2.    Ms. Ma. Teresa S. Habitan- Department of Finance, EITI Philippines
3.    Mr. Abdulrahman saoud Aladba – SAI Qatar
4.    Engr. Edgar C. Madera -Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the Philippines
15:25 – 15:55Coffee break
15:55 – 16:50Activity 3Report on Progress: Organise and Facilitate trainings and workshops based on SAI needs 
Presentation By SAI Uganda,
Presentation By SAI India and
Presentation By SAI Ghana
General presentation on Activity 3 – Presenter SAI Uganda (20 minutes)
Experience on piloting the WGEI training Framework  in SAI Zimbabwe – Presenter SAI Zimbabwe (20 minutes)
Reactions (15 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Daniel Yaw Domelevo, Auditor General of Ghana
16:50 – 17:00Summary of day 1
18:00 – 21:00Welcome Dinner hosted by SAI Uganda (Dress Code: Optional)
 
Day 2Tuesday 28th May
9:00 – 9:40Activity 4 : Report on Progress on identification of EI related audit materials and undertaking research in extractive industries 
Presentation By SAI USA and
Presentation By SAI Ecuador
General presentation on Activity 4 – Presenter SAI US  (10 minutes)
Walk through Presentation of EI toolkit – Presenter SAI US (20 minutes)
Reactions (10 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Marco Terán Santamaría, National Supervisor of Audit – Contraloría General del Estado Ecuador
9:40 – 10:55Activity 5: Report on Progress: – Knowledge and experience Sharing 
By SAIs South Africa and Zambia·        
General presentation on Activity 5 – Presenter SAI South Africa  (25 minutes)
Presentation ‘Conducting SDG relevant audits of extractive industries’  – Presenter IDI (25 minutes)
Plenary (25 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Evans Hayumbu Buumba, Director –  Office of the Auditor General of Zambia
10:55 – 11:15Coffee break
11:15 – 12:55Activity 6Report on Progress: – Mapping and networking with Key external stakeholders 
By SAI Norway
General presentation on Activity 6  – Presenter SAI Norway (20 minutes)
Panel discussion- How SAIs can work with external stakeholders to combat Illicit Financial Flows. (60 minutes)
Moderator: Mr. Trygve Christiansen (SAI Norway)
Panellists:
1.    Dr. Cielo Magno- Bantay Kita Philippines (Publish what you pay)
2.    Mr. Alexander Malden – Natural Resources Governance Institute
3.    By Mr. Hany Hafez Mohamed Gad El Gamal – SAI Egypt
4.    Ms. Carmelita O. Antasuda – SAI Philippines
5.    Ms. Marites A. Odtojan – SAI PhilippinesReactions (20 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Kaled Ahmed Shekshek, President of Libyan Audit Bureau
12:55 – 14:00Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:50Status of Regional initiatives in Extractive Industries
Presentation By ARABOSAI (15 minutes)
AFROSAI (15 minutes)
a)    Presentation By AFROSAI-E (15 minutes)
b)    Presentation By CREFIAF (15 minutes)
Presentation By SAI India and Presentation By SAI China - ASOSAI (15 minutes)
Presentation By ASAEANSAI (15 minutes)
Reactions (20 minutes)
Session Chair: Mrs. Idrissa Azoumi Halidou, Conseillère – Cour des Comptes du Niger
15:50 – 16:15Coffee break
16:15 – 16:45Presentation: Lessons learned on building EI audit function & capacity’ (SAI Uganda’s experience)
By SAI Norway (20 minutes)·        
Reactions (10 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Phan Truong Giang, Deputy Director General – State Audit Office of Vietnam
16:45 – 17:15Presentation: ‘ INTOSAI KSC Community Portal’ By SAI India (20 minutes)·        
Reactions (10 minutes)
Session Chair: Mr. Phan Truong Giang, Deputy Director General – State Audit Office of Vietnam
17:15 – 17:25 Summary of Day 2
 
Day 3Wednesday 29th May
9:00 – 10:15Discussion of new Activity Plan (2020 – 2022)
Presentation of draft Work plan by Secretariat (SAI Uganda) (20 minutes)
 Break away session per activity (55 minutes)
10:15 – 10:45Coffee break
10:45 – 11:45Plenary presentations  per activity (60 minutes)
Session Chair: Mrs. Keto N. Kayemba, Assistant Auditor General of Uganda
11:45 – 12:15Conclusions and sum-up·        
Remarks by Mr. Michael G. Aguinaldo, Chairman of the Commission on Audit of the Philippines·        
Conclusion by WGEI Chair
12:15 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 15:00Steering Committee Meeting
15:00 – 18:00Social Tour
18:00 – 21:00Farewell Dinner hosted by SAI Philippines (Dress Code: Smart Casual)