Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland with effect from 1st January, 2016 for a term of four years
ITU is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs
It allocates global radio spectrum and satellite orbits, develop the technical standards that ensure networks and technologies seamlessly interconnect, and strive to improve access to ICTs to underserved communities worldwide. ITU is committed to connecting all the world's people – wherever they live and whatever their means. Through our work, we protect and support everyone's fundamental right to communicate
The purpose of the Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC), as a subsidiary body of the ITU Council, is to serve in an expert advisory capacity and assists the Council and the Secretary-General in fulfilling their governance responsibilities, including ensuring the effectiveness of ITU's internal control systems, risk management and governance processes. IMAC must add value and must assist in strengthening accountability and governance functions of the Council and the Secretary-General
External Audit Committee (EAC) of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington D.C., United States of America with effect from 1st November, 2015 for a term of 3 years
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world
Created in 1945, the IMF is governed by and accountable to the 188 countries that make up its near-global membership
The External Audit Committee (EAC) has three members, all of whom are independent of the IMF and its Executive Board. The EAC reports to the Board of Governors and is responsible for the oversight of the IMF's external audit, internal audit, financial accounting and reporting, risk management and internal control functions. EAC members each have the accounting and financial expertise required to fulfill the EAC's oversight responsibilities
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.