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The 8th International Training Programmme (ITP) on “Introduction to Environment Auditing” from November 23rd to December 05th, 2020  at International Centre for Environment Audit & Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur

Dear Colleague,
Greetings from India!!!

Please refer our earlier invitation jointly signed by Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi, former Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Ms. Tytti Yli Viikari, Auditor General of NAO, Finland and the Chair of INTOSAI WGEA for inviting nominations for participants to attend 8th International Training Programme on “Introduction to Environmental Auditing” and an International Workshop on “Biodiversity” scheduled to be held at International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur, India from 23rd November to 05th December, 2020 and 22nd to 26th February, 2021 respectively.

2. As mentioned in the joint invitation, the situation has been reviewed amid Covid 19 and related issues in transportation and mobility of persons.

3. Under prevailing circumstances, the 8th International Training Programme on “Introduction to Environmental Auditing” a joint collaboration between the SAI, India and INTOSAI WGEA is scheduled to be held in two slots of five-day duration, from 23rd November to 05th December, 2020 and 22nd to 26th February, 2021 through Video Conference (VC) respectively.

4. We will review the situation in the month of November, 2020 regarding hosting the International Workshop on “Biodiversity” at iCED, Jaipur in face to face mode.

5. We request your SAI to send nominations for participants to attend this Training Programme. In this regard, please find enclosed an invitation letter for participation, signed by Mr. Manish Kumar, Director General, iCED, Jaipur, India.

6. It is five days’ training programme and has been devised in such a manner to ensure participation of SAIs from different time zones. The countries which are ahead in the time zone with reference to India can participate from 23.11.2020 to 27.11.2020 and the countries behind the time zone vis a vis India can participate from 07.12.2020 to 11.12.2020.

7. The last date for sending nominations for participation in the training programme is 31st October, 2020. Maximum number of nominations from one SAI is restricted to two nominations per SAI.

8. We have also enclosed nomination form along with brochure containing information about iCED and tentative schedule of the training programme for your ready reference. The details of the participant/s may be sent as per the nomination form.

9. The above mentioned invitation letter, nomination form, training schedule and iCED brochure can also be downloaded from the links provided below.

10. We also wish to state that participation in this training programme is also open for SAIs who are not members of Working Group of Environment Audit (WGEA) but are keen to participate in this training programme and share their experiences.

11. Once nominations are received at iCED, we will be in touch with the participants with regard to further arrangements.

12. Most respectfully we state that the email address provided to us is from non-governmental/federal domain therefore in case, this mail which is intended for Head of SAIs for nominating the participants, delivered to you, not being the concerned authority, we humbly request you to please forward it to the right authority(s) with CC to our office for information. This help would be highly appreciated.

13. It is requested that while communicating the nomination of participant/s, convenient slot for their participation either from 23.11.2020 to 27.11.2020 or from 07.12.2020 to 11.12.2020 may kindly be mentioned in the nomination form (S. No.2).

14. We look forward to hearing from you and seek an early response. Kindly acknowledge receipt of this mail.

With best regards,

Pushkar Kumar
Director (Training & Research),
iCED, Jaipur, India.

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