What is PITI-VITI?
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI), is a program managed by the Graduate School USA and funded by the Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs. PITI-VITI supports the insular governments of American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, FSM, Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the US Virgin Islands. Find out more about the PITI-VITI program on the About PITI-VITI page.
ELDP: Applications and Info
Apply now to join the ELDP for the U.S. Virgin Islands! Pacific ELDP applications will be opening soon.
APIPA Conference 2022
The 33rd annual APIPA Conference will be held virtually from August 29 to September 2, 2022. Register now to join us!
IGFOA Winter Meeting
The IGFOA Winter Meeting will be held during the winter of 2022. Additional details will be posted once available.
Receive an in-depth review and update on the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards, plus a brief history on the development of the standards. Discuss the structure of the recent revision of the standards and the major changes, focusing on the sections applicable to performance audits. Discuss the purpose and requirements of individual standards, with emphasis on the recent changes. Apply specific standards to real-life cases through a series of quizzes and exercises that make this course an interesting and enjoyable learning experience.
06 - 06, 2022
Are you faced with tough decisions about how to handle sensitive situations in your mission? Explore the ethical hazards and dilemmas facing officials and review methods of analyzing and resolving them in this participative workshop. Come away with a skill-set for dealing with the common, right vs. wrong hazards (temptations) and the more difficult right vs. right conflicts or dilemmas that auditors face. Also, learn ways to mitigate the risks, fortify the courage associated with carrying out ethical decisions, and review how to integrate effective ethics control systems into an organization.
10 - 10, 2022
Oct 03, 2022Ciara
The Island Government Finance Officers’ Association (IGFOA) has met at least annually every year since 1999 to participate in professional development and networking activities and to advance an agenda for financial management improvement. IGFOA Meetings also provide a forum for participants to...More Info
Sep 30, 2022Monique
From September 7-16, 2022, the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) offered on-site training to the Guam and CNMI governments to support the implementation of new lease accounting standards. The new GASB standards have altered the historical landscape of how lease...More Info
Posted Nov 21, 2022
This note sets out in general terms the views of the members of the Palau Economic Advisory Group, outlining some guiding principles for the economic and social development of the Republic of Palau in the context of free association with the ...More Info
Posted Nov 03, 2022
The RMI Economic Brief is produced annually to provide an independent assessment of the Republic of the Marshall Island's economic performance and policy environment, as well as independently verified economic statistics. The RMI Economic ...More Info