The OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC) invites OLACEFS member SAIs to participate in the “First Regional Workshop on the Exchange of Experiences Regarding the Implementation of Performance Audits”, an event scheduled by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, to be held on August 13 and 14 in Lima.

The aim of the workshop is to create a space for Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to share knowledge and experiences as well as strengthening methodologies and incorporating best implementation practices in order to improve the management of public funds, thus benefiting the citizenry.

Leading public officials from SAIs in the region – such as Brazil’s Court of Accounts, Mexico’s Superior Audit Office, Puerto Rico’s Office of the Comptroller General, the Court of Accounts of  of El Salvador – will participate in the event, as well as officials from the Office of the Auditor General of South Africa. All will present the results achieved through efforts to improve public management in their respective countries. Other attendees will include Ray Shostak, ex director of the UK Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit, currently non-executive member of the National Audit Office, expert in results-based public management and experienced in the implementation of performance audits in countries in the region. Please find the timetable for the workshop attached.

To encourage participation, four vacancies for each OLACEFS member SAI have been made available.

It should be noted that this activity has not have allocated funding and as such the cost of tickets, accommodation and food must be assumed by individual Supreme Audit Institutions.

To register for the event, please click on the following link. The registration deadline is July 30.

Any questions on the workshop should be sent to: sore@contraloria.gob.pe, copying to: kfernandez@contraloria.gob.pe  Inquiries can also be made by calling +(511) 330-3000 extension 3451.

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