This paper examines instances where auditors general faced criticism for allegedly exceeding their mandates while combating corruption.

The paper suggests auditors should focus on reporting institutional 'integrity gaps'. Despite global efforts to empower auditors against corruption, defining their specific roles remains vague. This paper proposes that reporting these integrity gaps as a practical approach within auditors' mandates, using examples from Nepal and South Africa to illustrate.

Part of the Chandler Papers. Read more about the Chandler Sessions on Integrity and Corruption.