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14/03/2019   At the EUROSAI-ASOSAI Conference the Auditor General Arūnas Dulkys Spoke of Demographic Challenges in Lithuania

The Auditor General Arūnas Dulkys participates in the III EUROSAI-ASOSAI Joint Conference “Emerging Issues and Emergency Situations” held in Jerusalem, Israel, 11-15 March 2019. The Conference is organized by Supreme Audit Office of Israel.

At the Conference, representatives from 44 countries analyse the implementation of UN sustainable development goals (SDGs), readiness for emergency situations and crises management. The Conference deals with cyberthreats, Digitalisation, Blockchain, Big Data and more. Among the issues of particular attention are the challenges of migration and refugees, aging populations and pensions.

The latter topic was also touched upon in the presentation delivered by the Auditor General Arūnas Dulkys where he spoke of the challenges relating to demographic changes in the country. If the current trends continue, soon Lithuania will have to address challenges relating to labour shortages, labour force retraining, social assistance, nursing and other issues.

With this conference the international community aims to find the answers of how supreme audit institutions should respond to fast-changing reality which directly affects every nation and society, economic and social structures as well as public audit.

 

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