Yearly Archives: 2016


The INTOSAI Working Group on the Value and Benefit of Supreme Audit Institutions (WGVBS), led by the Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico, is making available to the OLACEFS community the Declaration of Paris of the Forum of Jurisdictional Supreme Audit Institutions. The Declaration is the result of a meeting held on November […]



From Monday, March 28, to Friday, April 1, there was an on-site visit by the organisation’s financial auditor, under the charge of the Court of Auditors of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay. The audit team was made up of Amelia Boix, Guadalupe Medeiros and Yamila Hernández. The aim of the OLACEFS financial audit is to […]


The report covers the management of the organisation for the period January 1 to December 31 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 2015 AOP, the OLACEFS Executive Secretariat continues to implement the planning and follow-up system for the […]


The Capacity-Building Committee (CCC) presents the timetable for their virtual courses for OLACEFS member Supreme Audit Institutions. The courses will be held over the first half of the year. Nº COURSE DATE 1 Road Works Audit March 2 to April 4 2 Online Mentoring March 14 to April 18 3 Internal Control. Basics April 4 […]








The SAI of the United Arab Emirates has just published the first newsletter for the XXII INCOSAI, which includes information on preparations carried out for the upcoming INCOSAI to be held from December 5 – 11, 2016, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The host SAI wishes to implement a series of innovations for holding […]



The meeting for the consolidation of results of the coordinated audit on environmental liabilities was held in Quito, Ecuador, and opened by acting Comptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay, Roy Rodgers Canás, in his capacity as chairman of OLACEFS’ Special Technical Commission for the Environment (COMTEMA). The Office of the Comptroller General of Ecuador […]



On February 11 and 12, 2016, the Communication Workshop for the Deployment of Technical Skills in the Presidencies of OLACEFS’ Technical Commission on Citizen Participation (CTPC) and Special Technical Commission on the Environment e was held in Asuncion, Paraguay. The workshop was part of a pilot project of theComptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay and […]


In the framework of the Capacity Building Committee (CCC), a Peer Review Planning Workshopwas held in Lima, Peru, on February 11 and 12, 2016. The workshop brought together Supreme Audit Institutions that have taken part in peer review planning, with representatives from the SAIs of Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, […]



Acting Comptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay, Roy Rodgers Canás, participated in the cermony for the transfer of the chairmanship of the OLACEFS Technical Commission for Citizen Particiaption(“CTPC”). The ceremony took place in San José, Costa Rica, with Mr. Rodgers attending in his capacity as incoming chairman, and Comptroller General of the Republic of […]


The OLACEFS associate members meeting will take place on February 5 – 6 in Bogota, Colombia. The aim of the meeting is to develop a joint working plan for June 2016 – May 2017 between OLACEFS full members and subnational associate members.



As per the Annual Operating Plan 2016 of the Special Committee for the Review of the Charter and Reglations (“CER”), all interested parties are invited to participate in the CER’s Annual Research Programme 2016, the theme of which is  “CRIMES OF PUBLIC SERVANTS: SANCTIONS FOR FAILURE TO FILE SWORN FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES.” The aim of the […]



On December 20, 2015, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, then chair of OLACEFS’ Committee for Capacity Building de Creación de Capacidades, transferred documentation for running the committee to the Court of Auditors of Brazil (“TCU”), the Supreme Audit Institution elected to chair the CCC from 2016 to 2018. The […]



The Commission for Citzen Participation (“CPC”) has made a tool available to the OLACEFS community that was the fruit of theSeminar/Workshop held in San José de Costa Rica on October 1 – 2, 2015. The event received funding from the OLACEFS-GIZ programme and was attended by representatives from the SAIs of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, […]