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Report on open data
Data is the new oil. When government authorities open their data, they contribute to economic growth and increased transparency in government administration. Rigsrevisionen's study shows that a complete overview of open government data is not available in Denmark. Rigsrevisionen has therefore mapped all open government data sets that are displayed in 88 different locations on the internet.
Report on the compulsory form level 9 school-leaving examinations
The purpose of this study is to assess whether the Ministry of Education is monitoring and supporting the municipal schools adequately in their efforts to ensure that all students take the compulsory form level 9 examinations, as prescribed by the Folkeskole Act.
Report on the services provided by the Danish Prison and Probation Service to convicted offenders inside and outside prison
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Justice has ensured that the Prison Service performs its supervision of offenders with a suspended sentence, those under electronic monitoring and those on parole in a satisfactory manner, and provides inmates with work and support to prevent them from reoffending.
Report on the transfer of research-based veterinary services provided to the public sector
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Higher Education and Science and the Ministry of Environment and Food have provided a clear framework for research-based public-sector services in the veterinary field, and whether the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has ensured clear agreements on the financial terms for the provision of such services.
Report on differences in the quality of care in Danish hospitals
This report concerns quality of care in the Danish hospitals and unfounded differences herein. The report addresses quality of care delivered within the following areas of disease: heart failure, chronical obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cerebral apoplexy (stroke) and hip fractures.
Report on the protection of research data at the Danish universities
This report concerns protection of research data within the remit of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the universities adequately protect research data. Initially, we mapped the risk profiles of the five largest Danish universities in relation to their protection of research data against unknown IT equipment.
Report on pathways for refugees with trauma
The purpose of the study is to provide an assessment of whether the Ministry of Immigration and Integration and the regions are ensuring an adequate and coherent effort to track down and treat traumatised refugees, and thus enable them to find employment as soon as possible.
Report on Cancer patients’ access to cancer services
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the regions ensure and the Ministry of Health supports timely access to cancer services for patients that are suspected of having cancer or have been diagnosed with cancer.
Report on the efficiency of jobcentres
This report concerns the efficiency of the Danish jobcentres (employment agencies). Efficiency in this context refers to the jobcentre's ability to help unemployed citizens find work or take up training or education in relation to the cost of doing so. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the jobcentres are efficient, and whether the Ministry of Employment, in following up on the employment effort, has focus on their efficiency.
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.
A brief summary of the Report on the government’s payroll administration will be posted here soon.