Held in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Today, May 23 2014, the 59th OLACEFS Board of Directors Meeting opened in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the participation of SAIs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay, as well as representatives from the OLACEFS-GIZ Programme.

Topics addressed in the 59th Board of Directors Meeting will be the following:
1. Verification of Quorum
2. Consideration of order of the day
3. Reading, and where appropriate approval of, the minutes of the 58th Board of Directors Meeting held in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 27th, 2014
4. Situation of the OLACEFS-GIZ Regional Programme
5. Monitoring of the management of, and adjustments to, the AOP and budget for 2014:
a. Activities implemented to April 30
b. Possible adjustments to AOP 2014
c. Outlook for 2015
6. Determinations on use of the Budgetary Flexibility Fund approved by the 23rd General Assembly
7. New sources of financing. Proposal for self-generation of OLACEFS resources.
8. Start of work on formulating the OLACEFS Strategic Plan for the 2016 -2020 period.
 9. OLACEFS Communications Policy
10. Guidelines for the competition to modernise the OLACEFS logo.
11. Take cognizance of the approval criteria for projects for SAIs with greater needs.
12. Definitions concerning management audit.
13. Report on the incorporation of the Court of Accounts of the Municipalities of Bahia as an affiliate OLACEFS member.
14. Accuracy of the accounting for OLACEFS fixed assets.
15. Resolution on the creation of the Latin American Network to Fight Corruption.
16. Institution of the Americas Award.
17. Progress in the organisation of the 24th OLACEFS General Assembly
18. Approval of the new Technical Commission for Accountability for Good Governance, resulting from the merger of CEPAT and CTRC:
a. Naming the new Commission
b. Terms of Reference for the Commission
c. Work Plan for 2014-2016 period.
19. Presentation of proposals by the Special Committee for Review of the Founding Charter and Regulations (CER), covering the following issues:
 a. On structure: reforming aims of the CER, adjustment of Terms of Reference to current regulations and identification of Committee.
 b. On activities: promotion of legal studies with an emphasis on comparative law and technical activities (face-to-face event and regulatory database)
c. Findings pending presentation to the General Assembly: creation of a new OLACEFS member category; reincorporation into the Charter of a chapter on rights and duties of OLACEFS members.

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