Yearly Archives: 2016

Through Resolution 12/2016/AG, the XXVI OLACEFS Ordinary General Assembly delegated to the Board the power accorded in section XIII of Article 11 of the Regulations to approve the 2017 Annual Operating Plans (AOPs) and the 2017 OLACEFS Budget to December 31, 2016. Also, through Resolution 34/2016/AG, the same General Assembly instructed the OLACEFS Executive Secretariat […]




















The First Webinar on Citizen Participation in Oversight ACIJ –  CTPC OLACEFS, held on Thursday December 1, 2016 concluded successfully. The webinar centered on Opportunities for citizen participation – an approach to development at international and regional levels. It was moderated by Carolina Cornejo of ACIJ. The speakers were Marcos Mendiburu, expert consultant on transparency and accountability, and Aranzazu Guillán Montero, Inter-Regional Advisor on […]


La Organización Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores – OLACEFS – en el marco de Cooperación interregional, seleccionó a 5 Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores de la región, para llevar adelante el Taller de Autoevaluación de la Integridad – IntoSAINT, de entre las cuales la EFS de Paraguay fue una de las beneficiadas, para ser sede del […]


The International Seminar on “Sustainable Development Goals and Oversight” held in Santiago, Chile, on December 14, 15 and 16, came to a successful conclusion. Its aim was twofold – to serve as a platform to disseminate the UN´s 2030 Agenda and to encourage discussion on the role external control should play in implementing the goals. […]


As part of the activities for the Anniversary of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador, a Workshop on the Self-Assessment of Integrity (IntoSAINT) was held from November 30 to December 2, 2016, with the support of the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices  (CTPBG) and the Superior Audit Office of Mexico, responsible for […]


“The future I aim for as head of the controlling body for governmental oversight of the State of Bolivia, is to position it in the short and medium term as an entity that actively contributes to strengthening governance with integrity, and that the Bolivian people perceive it as being based on the essential qualities of […]


The International Seminar on “Sustainable Development Goals and Oversight” held in Santiago, Chile, on December 14, 15 and 16, came to a successful conclusion. Its aim was twofold – to serve as a platform to disseminate the UN´s 2030 Agenda and to encourage discussion on the role external control should play in implementing the goals. […]



The Supreme Court of Auditors of the Republic of Honduras reports that in a special ceremony on December 7, the new Plenum of Judges of the Superior Court of Auditors of Honduras assumed authority. The plenum is made up of lawyers José Juan Pineda Varela, Ricardo Rodríguez and Roy Pineda Castro who shall serve for […]





On November 14, 15 and 16, 2016, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic (CGR) of Cuba held a Workshop on Self-Assessment and Integrity (IntoSAINT), which was moderated by Melissa Narro and Francisco Parral, both from the Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico (cooperating agency). The workshop was attended by 15 […]


El pasado 9, 10 y 11 de noviembre de 2016, se celebró el Taller de Autoevaluación de la Integridad (IntoSAINT) en la Contraloría General de Cuentas (CGC) de la República de Guatemala, en la ciudad de Guatemala. El Taller estuvo moderado por los Mgtr. Ezequiel Garibaldi y Euclides González, ambos funcionarios de la CGR de […]


On Thursday November 24, the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and the Inter-American Government Procurement Network(RICG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of contributing to the institutional strengthening of the countries of the region in matters of common interest. The agreement, signed by the Comptroller General and Executive […]




TheCommission for Citizen Participation (CPC) invites OLACEFS member SAIs to participate in a series of webinars called “Citizen Participation in Supreme Audit Institutions”. The first webinar will take place on Thursday December 1, 2016 from 12:30 to 13:30 hours (Paraguay time), through the Webex platform: https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/detail?uuid=MF5C456QA09KIVU13A5UID57DE-YMWL&rnd=850071.82826 Taking into account the importance of the initiative, up […]


On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Auditor General Vilma Castillo of General Audit Office of the Nation of Argentina (AGN), affirmed her “commitment to seek to raise awareness and promote concrete action aimed at eradicating this global scourge”. She said the Femicide Observatory recommended by United Nations […]


The Consolidation Workshop on the Coordinated Audit on Road Works was held in Quito, Ecuador, from November 8 – 10, 2016. The workshop followed up on activities scheduled in the GTOP 2016 AOP, in line with the learning for impact activities developed in the ambit of the Capacity Building Committee, and was organized by the […]



On October 17, 2016, in Quito, Ecuador, representatives of the chair of OLACEFS Working Group for the Audit of Public Works (GTOP) presented the results for, and released the executive summary of, the Coordinated Audit on Social Housing at the Third World Conference of the United Nations on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III. […]








The XXVI OLACEFS Ordinary General Assembly held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from October 17 -21 was a great success, presenting a number of important future challenges for the organization and its members. Work started on Monday, October 17 with the LXIV Board of Directors Meeting. A number of matters were looked at that were […]