Abu Dhabi Releases Annual Governance Report

The Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA) unveiled its 2015 Accountability Report on February 28, 2015. The report serves as a yearly update on the authority's efforts to promote transparency and accountability within the Abu Dhabi government.

Riyad Al Mubarak, Chairman of ADAA, expressed his commitment to upholding the highest standards of transparency and accountability in the foreword of the report. He highlighted these values as essential aspects of life under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The report's release coincided with the culmination of the Government Summit - Shaping Future Governments.

The ADAA is an independent entity tasked with overseeing transparency and accountability across the Abu Dhabi government. The 2015 report outlined the authority's achievements in its core objectives, including financial audits, performance reviews, and risk assessments of government entities.

A key aspect of the report highlighted the ADAA's role in ensuring the accuracy of financial reporting by government entities. This focus aims to bolster public trust in the government's financial management. The report also emphasized the authority's commitment to promoting adherence to laws, regulations, and governance guidelines.

The 2015 edition of the Accountability Report underscored the ADAA's dedication to fostering a culture of performance-based governance within Abu Dhabi's government sector. The report detailed the authority's work in assessing the efficiency, effectiveness, and economic viability of government operations. This emphasis on performance evaluation ensures that government entities operate in a way that maximizes value for Abu Dhabi citizens.

Beyond financial audits and performance reviews, the ADAA places a significant emphasis on risk management. The 2015 report outlined the authority's efforts to identify and mitigate potential risks faced by government entities. This proactive approach safeguards against potential issues that could hinder the government's ability to deliver essential services to citizens.

The ADAA's 2015 Accountability Report serves as a transparent window into the authority's work in promoting good governance practices across Abu Dhabi. The report highlights the commitment to financial accountability, performance evaluation, and risk management, all of which contribute to a more efficient and effective government sector.

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