Seminar on Sustainable Fisheries and Forest Management

In Oslo, Norway, 15-16 May 2012, the EUROSAI WGEA organised a seminar on sustainable forest and fisheries management.

The first day of the seminar was devoted to keynote speeches from external experts, information on relevant INTOSAI WGEA guides and documents, as well as updated information on on-going activities in the working group with relevance to the two selected topics.

On the second day, two workshops were organised where SAIs presented and discussed their experience from conducted or on-going audits on forests and fisheries.


Session I – Sustainable Forest Management
UNECEMr Dominique ReebState of Europe’s forestsView presentation
Ministry of Agriculture and Food, NorwayMr Arne Ivar SletnesPolicies for sustainable forest management in EuropeView presentation
Presentation of relevant INTOSAI WGEA activities
INTOSAI WGEA secretariatMs Tuuli RassoPresentation of the INTOSAI WGEA guide “Auditing Forests: Guidance for Supreme Audit Institutions”View presentation
OAG of NorwayMr Kjell Kristian DørumIntegrating fraud and corruption risks into the auditing of fisheries and forestryView presentation
Session II – Sustainable Fisheries Management
University of AalborgMr Jesper RaakjærFisheries policy and management in Europe. Can we expect sustainable fisheries in future?View presentation
Presentation of relevant INTOSAI WGEA activities and cooperative audits
INTOSAI WGEA secretariatMs Tuuli RassoPresentation of the INTOSAI WGEA guide “Auditing Sustainable Fisheries Management: Guidance for Supreme Audit Institutions”View presentation
NAO of DenmarkMr Yvan PedersenPresentation of the Joint Final Report on the Audit of Environmental Monitoring anv Fisheries Managament and Control in the Baltic SeaView presentation
The Account Chamber of Russian FederationMs Antonina UrazovaPresentation of the parralel audit on the Barents SeaView presentation
Workshop I – Auditing Sustainable Fisheries Management
European Court of AuditorsMr Francois Osete and Mr Armando do JogoPresentation of lessons learned from audits of the Common EU Fisheries PolicyView presentation
OAG of NorwayMr Bjørn Martin ØrvimPresentation of audit on Norwegian Aquaculture ManagementView presentation
The Netherlands Court of AuditMs Hilde van Dijk and Mr Gert Jan de VriesPresentation of the audit “Sustainable Fisheries”View presentation
NAO of SwedenMr Fredrik EngströmPresentation of the audit “The central Government’s actions for sustainable fisheries”View presentation
Cour des Comptes, FranceMr Jerome BrouilletPresentation of audit on FisheriesView presentation
Workshop II – Auditing Sustainable Forest Management
NAO of EstoniaMr Matis MägiPresentation of the audit “Management of the state forest in the State Forest Management Centre”View presentation
European Court of AuditorsMr Joël ConstantzerPresentation of the audit “The EU Rural development support for the improvement of the economic value of forests”View presentation
SAO of PolandMs Katarzyna PapinskaPresentation of audit on Forest ManagementView presentation
OAG of NorwayMs Camilla C. FredriksenPresentation of the audit “Sustainable Management of Norwegian Forest Resources” (To be published autumn 2012) 
The Court of Audit of the Republic of SloveniaMs Jerneja VrabicPresentation of the audit “Efficiency of managing forest in Slovenia”View presentation
NAO of SwedenMs Camilla GjerdePresentation of the audit “State-owned forest enterprise Sveaskog: Contradictory targets and operations”View presentation
Presentation of EUROSAI WGEA activities
EUROSAI WGEA secretariatMs Herdis LaupsaEUROSAI WGEA Upcoming ActivitiesView presentation