We are the first generation which can end extreme poverty in our lifetime. But we cannot get there without parliamentarians.- Dr. Jim Yong Kim

Training for the EALA Committee on Accounts

3-6 August 2014

Bujumbura, Burundi – EALA received the EAC Report on Audited Financial Statement for the year which ended on 30 June 2013. The EALA Committee on Accounts is expected to hold a meeting to scrutinize this Report and report to the Assembly with proposed recommendations to be adopted for implementation. To this end, the Committee on Accounts will require enhanced skills to interrogate the accounting officers on matters raised in the Report.

The Training workshop will enhance the skills of the 15 Members of the Committee on Accounts to review EAC Audited Accounts. In addition, there will be enhanced accountability in the EAC organs and institutions and, thirdly, more informed and practical recommendations will be deliberated on.