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20 September 2018

15 years of the National Audit Office

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The National Audit Office this week marks the 15th anniversary of the establishment as the Supreme Audit Institution in Kosovo.

On this occasion will be developed the following activities:

October 1, 2018 Meeting with Driton Selmanaj, Chairman of the Committee for Oversight of Public Finances, Assembly of Kosovo

Submission of the Annual Audit Plan for the audit season 2018/19, and the Strategic Plan of NAO 2018-2021.

Assembly of Kosovo, 13:00

October 1-3, 2018 Training of Performance Audit, joint organization of NAO, USAID and the Center for Audit Excellence of the Supreme Audit Institution of the USA.

Training will be held at Hotel Sirius, and starts at 11:00

Award of Certificates shall be done by the Auditor General, Mr Besnik Osmani and Christina Davis, Deputy Director of the USAID Mission in Kosovo, on October 3rd 2018, 16:00, Hotel Sirius, Andromeda hall, second floor, (open to media)


October 2, 2018 Trade Union of NAO, organizes a blood donation activity

National Audit Office, 09:00

The Auditor General, Mr Osmani, receives the first generation of employees in NAO

National Audit Office, 13:30

The Auditor General, Mr Besnik Osmani, receives a group of employees who for 10 years have given contributed to NAO 

National Audit Office, 14:00

October 3, 2018 The Auditor General, Mr Besnik Osmani receives the Auditor General of Sweden, Mrs Helena Lindberg

National Audit Office, 14:00

Meeting of Steering Committee for implementation of the three-year project of the National Audit Office with the Swedish National Audit Office.

Welcoming of the delegations of Supreme Audit Institutions

Assembly of Republic of Kosovo, 19:00, entrance for MPs (open to media)

October 4, 2018 Thematic Conference “The role and impact of Supreme Audit Institutions in restoring public confidence in the public sector “

Emerald Hotel, Beethoven hall, 09:00-13:30 (open to media)

A visit to the ancient city of Ulpiana

Departure from Hotel Emerald, 16:30 (open to media)

Gala Dinner – Marking the 15th Anniversary of NAO

Emerald Hotel, Beethoven hall, 20:00-22:00 (open to media)

Conference Program

List of participants

October 5, 2018 Presentation of the performance report “Special Housing Programs”

Amphitheatre of the National Library, 13:30 (open to media)

The Auditor General of Kosovo, Mr Besnik Osmani, is honoured upon this occasion to receive senior representatives of Supreme Audit Institutions from: United States of America, European Court of Auditors, Albania, Sweden, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Wales, Czech Republic, Poland, Finland, Croatia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Macedonia and SIGMA, and senior officials of local institutions, important personalities from art and culture, and representatives of diplomatic missions in Kosovo.

The Office of the Auditor General (now the National Audit Office), as the Supreme Audit Institution in Kosovo was established by the United Nations Administration in 2002, while the first Auditor General of Kosovo, Mrs Inga Britt Ahlenius was appointed in 2003, when the institution was functionalised.

The Auditor General of the Republic of Kosovo is Mr Besnik Osmani, who was appointed by the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo in March 2016, for a five year term.

The National Audit Office of Kosovo (NAO) fulfils its mandate and its constitutional and legal obligation, and annually compiles and submits to the Assembly and to audited entities over 100 regularity and performance audit reports; over 1000 audit recommendations, professional support and advice to all audited entities, to implement recommendations; all audit reports are made public.

Currently, NAO employed 160 employees, 130 of whom are from the audit staff.

For any additional information you can contact us at:


tel. 038 606004 ext 1011