Yearly Archives: 2017




The OLACEFS Presidency has made the report “Challenges and Good Practices of OLACEFS SAIs in the institutional implementation of ISSAIs” available to OLACEFS SAIs. The document is the result of a regional survey on matters implemented in 2017, the development of follow-up webinars, and collaboration with the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI). The follow-up survey was […]




The sixth working meeting of the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) was held from November 27 – 30, 2017, hosted by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Guatemala. The meeting was attended by 11 of the 15 FIPP members and two observers, namely the representative of the Presidency of the […]















The Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba invites OLACEFS member SAIs to participate in the “III International Workshop on Audit, Oversight and Supervision, the Contribution of Best Practices to Meeting SDGs”, which will be held on October 30. May to June 1, 2018. The aim of the workshop is to strengthen […]







The second face-to-face meeting of the Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions, OLACEFS, was held from November 28 to December 1, 2017, and was organized by the Court of Auditors of the Union (TCU) of Brazil. The event was attended by thirty-two officials from the SAIs […]



Costa Rica’s SAI forwarded a report to the Legislative Assembly analyzing the impact of climate variability and change on public finances, and the attending challenges to the quality of life of citizens. The report describes how the increase of the average global temperature, changes in rainfall patterns, the rise in sea level and increasingly frequent […]






The international seminar “The Role of the Supreme Audit Institutions in Implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” was held on Friday, November 24, in Asunción, Paraguay. The event provided a forum for citizen debate with the participation of representatives from regional SAIs and from the United Nations and the European Union. The event was organized by […]


More than 20 SAI heads and a total of 33 delegations met in Graz, Austria on the occasion of the 70th Meeting of the INTOSAI Steering Committee, held on November 6 and 7, 2017, where the OLACEFS Executive Secretariat presented the organization’s activity report for 2017. Please click on the links for the report and […]







From November 20 to 22, officials from OLACEFS member Supreme Audit Institutions took part in a training and planning workshop for the coordinated audit on border areas. The workshop was held at the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile. The main aim of the audit is to strengthen good governance in […]