Yearly Archives: 2018

The Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico, concluding its term as OLACEFS Presidency holders, has the honor of sharing experiences and technical documents through the OLACEFS Journal. Over the course of the last three years, the citizen participation experiences of various SAIs have been presented. On ISSAI matters, the SAIs of Guatemala and […]



The 30th edition of the OLACEFS Newsletter is the final submission from the Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico in its capacity as OLACEFS presidency holders. We hope that the OLACEFS community enjoys the publication. The first section includes general statistic on articles contributed by SAIs from the region. We welcome the appointment […]


The CTIC, presided over by the AGN, held a workshop on December 5, 6 and 7 in Santiago, Chile, in order to identify the features and functionalities of the ODS.OLACEFS project and the new Olacefs.com website. ODS.Olacefs arose as a result of CTIC’s KMS assessment, carried out at the end of 2017 and includes two […]





The 71st meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board Meeting will be held on November 15 and 16 in Moscow, Russia. Topics to be discussed will include the contribution and role of SAIs in the implementation of SDGs, and INTOSAI’s communication. Also up for discussion are the reports of the INTOSAI Presidency and General Secretariat, reports […]






IDI is making progress with the implementation of the “SAI Fighting Corruption Programme” in OLACEFS, designed to strengthen the capacities of SAIs to fight corruption in their countries. As part of this endeavor, during the week starting October 15, specialists from the SAIs of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay met […]


The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), a consolidated strategic partner of OLACEFS, launched version 0 of the Compliance Audit Implementation Manual based on ISSAI standards, which, once approved, will be part of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, INTOSAI. In line with the above, IDI is inviting members of the oversight community to review the […]


Prizes for the contest – held annually by the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG), chaired by Jesús Rodríguez, Auditor General of the Nation, Argentina – were awarded at the OLACEFS XXVIII General Assembly. This year’s theme was Advantages of Using Big Data in the Audit Process, chosen as the result of a survey […]






On the occasion of the OLACEFS XXVIII General Assembly, the Declaration of Buenos Aires was signed under the title “The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions Entities in Response to the New Information Technology of the XXI Century”, which sets out the interest and commitment of OLACEFS in implementing new technologies in the oversight process. The […]








From October 15 – 19, in the city of Asunción, Paraguay, the closing meeting of the coordinated audit on SDG 5 was held, which seeks to assess the effectiveness of governments in the process of implementing the sustainable development goal on gender equality. Importantly, this is the first coordinated transcontinental audit that OLACEFS has performed, […]
























On October 12, the XXVIII OLACEFS Ordinary General Assembly, organized by the General Audit Office of the Argentine Republic (AGN), drew to a successful close in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event began on October 9 with the LXVIII Meeting of the OLACEFS Board, held in AGN offices, and continued at the Panamericano Hotel, with two […]