About us The International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) operates as an umbrella organisation for the external government audit community. For more than 50 years it has provided an institutionalised framework for supreme audit institutions to promote development and transfer of knowledge, improve government auditing worldwide and enhance professional capacities, standing and influence of member SAIs in their respective countries. In keeping with INTOSAI's motto, 'Experientia mutua omnibus prodest', the exchange of experience among INTOSAI members and the findings and insights which result, are a guarantee that government auditing continuously progresses with new developments.
ONU Statistics Division - Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics Updated on 18 October, 2016 Country Profiles of Statistical Systems The United Nations Statistics Division, in its mission to promote the development of national statistical systems, has developed a central repository of country profiles of statistical systems. The country profiles include, among others, a brief history of the country's statistical system, legal basis, the statistical programme and much more. To browse through all available country profiles in the database, please click here.
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Digital Collections - Museo Galileo The Museo Galileo library is presently composed of nearly forty thematic digital collections. The digital collections are a result of a profitable collaboration with specialized scholars representing different fields related to the history of science and technology. The most significant part of the collection is represented by the Galilean corpus (Galilean Digital Library, Galileo’s Disciples, Accademia del Cimento, Galileo’s Library, Galilaeana online) which represents a fundamental reference in the field of Galilean Studies.
Directives - Enterprise and Industry Directives As a first step, you need to verify whether your product(s) fall(s) within the definition of an active implantable medical device in accordance with Article 1 paragraph 2a) to c) of Directive 90/385/EEC where also the term "active medical device" is defined. For a definition of "implantable device" see Annex IX, section I.1.2 of Directive 93/42/EEC on medical devices. Secondly, you need to verify that none of the exclusion clauses of Article 1 paragraph 3 to 6 is applicable.
OECD - Performance and accountability: Making government work Whether setting targets or timetables, governments want to become more efficient. Becoming more accountable helps too. Reasons include increasing claims on public expenditure, particularly pensions, healthcare and education, expectations of higher quality public services in line with rising living standards and, in many cases, reluctance on the part of citizens to pay ever higher taxes. Government also has to be more competitive in the face of other potential suppliers in areas like transport, communications and energy. It must show it can do the job it sets out to do. That is why governments across the OECD have responded by setting goals and shifting the emphasis of government management and budgeting away from how much money to spend towards what is actually being achieved.
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