Yearly Archives: 2016



The Chairs of INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee (PSC), Capacity Building Committee (CBC) and Knowledge Sharing Committee (KSC) invite all SAIs and bodies within INTOSAI to nominate candidates for FIPP. As you will learn on the joint global call below, originally disseminated by the PSC Secretariat, the primary requirements to be considered, so as to widen […]



The SAI of the United Arab Emirates has just published the 4th bulletin for the XXII INCOSAI, which details the main milestones and the progress made in the preparation for the meeting, which will take place from December 5 – 11, 2016, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Also included in the bulletin are the strategic priorities […]



When the SAI of Brazil (the TCU) took on the chairmanship of the OLACEFSCCC in early 2016, a broad and innovative agenda was developed, focusing on strengthening the Committee with a view to fostering inter-agency cooperation and professional development in all of the SAIs in the region. This pragmatic approach reflects the need to expand […]



The OLACEFS Presidency, together with the Committee Capacity Building (CCC), cordially invite full member- and associate SAIs, as well as the organization’s different stakeholders, to participate in the Fourth Induction Course for the INTOSAI Regulatory Framework. This virtual course has been held since 2013 and aims to help ensure a consistent level of knowledge throughout […]


The OLACEFS Commission on Information Technology and Communications(CTIC) announces that between September 26 – 28, 2016, the Workshop for training OLACEFS Knowledge Management System instructors will be held at the General Audit Office of Argentina. The workshop aims to prepare a team responsible for leading the process of implementing and strengthening KMS in OLACEFS SAIs. […]


The report covers the management of the organisation for the period January 1 to June 30 and is published in the members only area of the website www.olacefs.com In compliance with the duties and commitments taken on in the 2016 AOP, the OLACEFS Executive Secretariat continues to implement the planning and follow-up system for the organisation’s work, […]


The Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba and the Capacity Building Committee (CCC) invite OLACEFS member SAIs to participate in the 11th branch course, “Prevention and Oversight Tools for Dealing with Administrative Corruption. The Cuban Experience.” The course draws on the experience of the Office of the Comptroller General of the […]


XXVI General Assembly and LXIV Board of Directors Meeting 2016, Punta Cana OLACEFS General Assembly is the highest body of the organization and meets annually. This year it is being hosted by the Chamber of Accounts of the Dominican Republic. In accordance with internal norms, prior to the start of a General Assembly a meeting […]


The OLACEFS Newsletter is a compilation of noteworthy stories, covering news and the organisation’s work as well as issues relating to linked international bodies such as INTOSAI. The newsletter aims to contribute to OLACEFS’ internal and external communication by spreading knowledge of the work of members and working bodies, and the intercommunication between INTOSAI and […]



ASOSA (Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions) is offering the INTOSAI SAI community the first edition of its electronic magazine E-Journal of ASOSAI. This edition of the magazine marks the transition from paper to an electronic version. The main theme of this issue of the ASOSAI E-Journal is “Environmental Audit by SAIs” and it includes […]





The Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTBG) – in coordination with Mexico’s SAI which is responsible for the project – is making progress with the application of the Tool for the Self-assessment of Integrity (IntoSAINT) amongst OLACEFS SAIs. IntoSAINT is an initiative that allows SAIs to analyse risks, focusing on integrity, to assess the maturity level […]



In the context of Accountability 2009 – 2016 and Challenges to 2021, held on May 9, the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru (CGR) presented the results of the assessment of the Superior Audit Institution Performance Measurement Framework (SAI-PMF), evaluated externally by renowned international consultants. The process required nine months of hard work and […]



The New Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru takes Office On Thursday June 9, 2016, Certified Public Accountant Edgar Alarcón Tejada was sworn in as Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru for the period 2016-2023. Edgar Alarcón Tejada, who served as Deputy Comptroller from 2013-2016, has 19 years of experience in the SAI […]


During the LXIII Meeting of the Board of the Organization, held in Mexico City on May 27, the General Audit Office of Argentina and the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru were chosen to represent OLACEFS on the Governing Board of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI). The SAIs of […]



As the OLACEFS community is aware, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru presided over the OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC) from 2008 to 2015. This report will enlighten all OLACEFS member SAIs on the work carried out under their management. The document contains an historical overview of the beginnings of […]





These publications correspond to number 19 of the OLACEFS Biannual Magazine and Quarterly Newsletter. This edition of the OLACEFS Magazine offers a summary of the main issues of interest to the organisation’s member SAIs, such as good practices in issues of value and benefit to SAIs, the experiences of SAIs in citizen participation, the current […]







On May 27, 2016, in Mexico City, the LXIII Meeting of the Boardof the Organisation of the Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) was held. The event was attended by representatives of the six Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) that make up the Board of Directors – El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic […]





The SAI of the United Arab Emirates has just published the 2nd bulletin for the XXII INCOSAI, which details the main milestones and the progress made in the preparation for the meeting, which will take place from December 5 – 11, 2016, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Also included in the bulletin are the strategic priorities […]