Bucharest, July 2, 2019 - The Romanian Court of Accounts intends to include in its annual program, audit actions that analyze the management of the implementation of the objectives of the "Digital Agenda". This objective was set at the Meeting of the Contact Committee of the Presidents of the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) of the European Union, held in Warsaw (Poland), on 27 – 28 of June 2019.

The main theme of the event was "A digital Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for SAIs in the EU". This occasion introduced central elements of the EU digital strategy, challenges related to auditing the digitization processes within the Union and areas in which the audit activity should focus. The preparation of the Supreme Audit Institutions for these actions and ways to strengthen cooperation between SAIs on the European issues were also discussed.

"Implementing the objectives of the Digital Agenda for Europe in the Member States is essential for increasing the level of digitization of public institutions. This will lead to the creation of a new model of cooperation, more transparent and efficient, between civil society, citizens and state authorities”, was one of the messages stated by Mihai Busuioc, the President of the Romanian Court of Accounts, at the meeting in Warsaw .

The EU Supreme Audit Institutions will cooperate on this topic within the Contact Committee of the SAIs. Andrzej Duda, the President of the Polish Republic, welcomed the presidents of these institutions in Warsaw. The official emphasized the essential role that the Supreme Audit Institutions have for the correct and efficient functioning of democratic states.