Yearly Archives: 2019




More than 8,000 people from 160 countries gathered from June 3 to 6 in Vancouver, Canada for the 2019 Women Deliver Conference, the world’s largest conference on gender equality. Held every 3 years, this conference brings together people from different sectors, cultures and realities. This year, under the theme “Power, Progress, Change.” the Canadian Prime […]


Two Salvadoran officials spent May 20-24 at AGN auditing OLACEFS’ Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG), chaired by Jesús Rodríguez, with the objective of “issuing an independent conclusion on the efficiency, effectiveness and economy of the actions it carries out in the promotion of SDGs at the regional level and the role of SAIs […]


With the support of the IDB and the technical support of AC-Colombia, the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices of OLACEFS, chaired by the Auditor General of Argentina, during the months of November 2018 to April 2019, the first stage of the project “Improving access to information and the use of government audit products in […]





Within the context of the INTOSAI/Regions Coordination Platform, for the second consecutive year, the 2nd Round Table on Work of Regions was held, which, this year, was led by OLACEFS, represented by the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile in its role as Executive Secretariat. The activity took place on May 21st in Cape […]


INTOSAI COORDINATION PLATFORM MEETING Workshop: Improving Regional Executive Secretariat Capacities Through Innovation May 21 – Cape Town Document Download FILE 1. PRIORITIZATION MATRIX   FILE 2. DEFINITION OF THE PROBLEM FILE 3. CAUSE AND EFFECT DIAGRAM FILE 4. DEFINITION OF THE CHALLENGE FILE 5. 3X3X3 MATRIX FILE 6. BRAINSTORMING FILE 7. SIX THINKING HATS FILE […]




The Presidency of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS, and the Legal Advisory Committee – CAJ, summon members of full and associate SAI members to participate in the 2019 Regional Research Competition: “Strengthening governmental audit and control for the benefit of Latin America and the Caribbean.” The purpose of […]




The Capacity Building Committee (CCC) and the Special Technical Committee on the Environment (COMTEMA) of OLACEFS, with the support of the Executive Secretariat in charge of the SAI of Chile, and the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), have developed a distance learning course, in MOOC format (Massive Open Online Course), on the 2030 Agenda and the […]


From May 8 to 10, 2019, in the offices of the General Comptroller of the State of the Republic of Ecuador, in Quito, the Workshop on Consolidation of the Results of the Coordinated Audit on Renewable Energy in the Electricity Sector was held. Representatives of the 12 SAIs involved participated, namely: Brazil (coordinator of the […]


The Technical Commission of Good Governance Practices makes a new call for its Annual Edition of the Regional Contest on Good Governance. On this occasion, the topic “The Supreme Audit Institutions -SAIs- and the use of new technologies to detect financial frauds will be addressed.” The works can be uploaded on the website www.contraloria.gob.gt from […]




In order to promote good practices and tools to improve performance and strengthen relations between the SAIs of OLACEFS, the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru has developed the class “Models of Simultaneous Control: The Accompaniment Control action,” As part of the Master’s Program in Government Control, taught by the National School of Control […]


The Institute of Tax Studies of Spain (IEF) informs that in September/October of 2019, edition V of the Official University Master’s Degree in Public Finance and Financial and Tax Administration will begin, which will last until September of 2020. This Program constitutes the new version of the International Master in Financial Administration and Public Finance […]





Considering the challenges faced by the region’s SAIs in matters of natural disasters and the fight against transnational corruption, the Presidency of OLACEFS proposed the creation of the Working Groups: “WG on Disaster Management Control within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals” and “Specialized WG on the Fight against Transnational Corruption,” proposals that, with […]




Within the framework of the Third Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Countries’ Forum on Sustainable Development, held at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago from April 22 to 26, 2019, the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile, in conjunction with the Latin American and the Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), and with […]






The Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS announces the issuance of the Cooperating Bulletin, a quarterly electronic publication that presents the main news of the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) that are members of the Organization. The Cooperating Bulletin has the purpose of informing in a timely, fluid, relevant and efficient […]



The LXIX Ordinary Meeting of the Directing Council of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS was successfully held on April 12, 2019, in the city of Lima, Peru. The event was attended by the following members of the Board of Directors, the President of the Organization and General Comptroller […]


Within the framework of the LXIX Regular Meeting of the Directing Council of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS, the Presidency of the Regional Organization organized, on Thursday, April 11, the Meeting of Technical Groups and Delegations of the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) participating in the Directing Council, on […]


For the purpose of reaching out to users throughout the Region and the world, the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS presents its new profiles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social networks. The accounts in question have been created as a response to the communication and dissemination needs of the […]


The Capacity Building Committee (CCC) shares the new OLACEFS Training Plan for the 2019-2021 triennium. The document has been presented and approved during the LXIX Meeting of the Directing Council, held in Lima, Peru, on April 12, 2019. For the elaboration of the referred Plan, during 2018, a second Diagnosis of Training Needs was developed, […]









The 69th meeting of the governing board of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) will be held in the city of Lima, Peru, from April 11 – 12, 2019. The OLACEFS board is made up of the presidency, currently held by event hosts Peru; the executive secretariat, presently under the […]