American Samoa Government
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of the Independent State of Samoa and the Government of the territory of American Samoa on Development Co-operation – (14 Oct 2022)
To serve the public by conducting independent performance audits and investigations to increase accountability, and transparency, identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies and protect public resources.
American Samoa is a high-performing, transparent and accountable government.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Because we evaluate the performance and conduct of other ASG employees, we hold ourselves to high standards. Audit staff must:
Preserve Independence – Avoid conflicts of interest arising from relationships, financial interests, and responsibilities. Disclose potential conflicts to the Territorial Auditor before being assigned to a project.
Act with Professionalism – Conduct work objectively and treat staff and officials of audited agencies, co-workers, and public members with respect.
Make Proper use of Information, Resources, and Position – Protect confidential or sensitive information and do not use access to information or other ASG resources for personal gain or the detriment of ASG’s interests.
Accountability - We believe that government officials and agencies, including our office, are accountable to citizens for their performance, use of resources, stewardship of assets, and ethical conduct.
Transparency - We believe that free and open access to information is necessary for government officials and agencies to be accountable.
Integrity - We conduct our work and report results fairly, honestly, objectively, and independently. We strive to be accurate but will publicly acknowledge and correct our mistakes.
Quality - We are committed to producing high quality work and continuously strive to improve our performance.