Audit Advisory Committee of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), New York, United States of America with effect from 23rd February 2019 and has been a Member since 13th October 2015 for a term of 3 years, extended further for a period of 3 years (http://www.unicef.org)
International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is the worldwide organization for the accountancy profession. Founded in 1977, the organization is comprised of 157 members and associates in 122 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 2.5 million accountants employed in public practice, industry and commerce, government, and academy.
As the global organization for the accountancy profession, IFAC is committed to protecting the public interest by developing high quality international standards, promoting strong ethical values, encouraging quality practice, and supporting the development of all sectors of the profession around the world.
The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) represents national accountancy organisation in the Asia-Pacific region. Today, CAPA has a membership of 34 accountancy organisations in 24 jurisdictions. CAPA is by far the largest regional accountancy organisation and its geographical area spans half the globe!
South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) was formed in the year 1984 to serve the accountancy profession in the South Asian Region and uphold its eminence in the world of accountancy. SAFA is an Apex Body of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) and a Regional Grouping of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). SAFA represents over 170000 accountants having membership of the national chartered accountancy and cost and management accountancy institutions in the South Asian countries namely Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SAFA came into existence at the initiative of the accounting professional bodies in the South Asian Region, which has a bond of culture and homogeneity of professional environment.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949) for the regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its nearly six decades of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards. ICAI now is the second largest accounting body in the whole world.