The Role of SAIs in delivering accountability and success for the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By Marcos Bonturi,* Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its 169 targets require governments to coordinate, consult and work across policy areas in an unprecedented way. This calls for a strategic use of budget, procurement and regulatory tools and the design and implementation of innovative, forward-looking policies and programmes. Marcos Bonturi, Director for Public Governance in the OECD considers that robust monitoring and accountability mechanisms need to be in place to support long-term strategies for SDG implementation that go beyond political cycles. He argues that Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are uniquely placed to provide this crucial function. 

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