IFAC guide to strengthening accountancy bodies

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13 Dec 2005

The Developing Nations Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has released a guide entitled Establishing and Developing a Professional Accountancy Body to assist governments and others seeking to build accountancy capacity in various countries, and to help strengthen IFAC's current and future member organisations.

The guide is essentially a toolkit with Internet hyperlinks to access additional information. The guide addresses the following areas:
  • Establishing a professional body;
  • Roles and responsibilities of a professional accountancy body;
  • Education and examinations; and
  • Capacity development.
The guide is copyright 2005 by the International Federation of Accountants and is posted here with IFAC's kind permission. Click to Download the IFAC Guidance (ZIP, 2,561k). Inside the ZIP file is an executable (.EXE) file that runs the guide. Click here for Press Release (PDF 83k).

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