Yearly Archives: 2018

Spain’s Institute of Fiscal Studies, IEF, is pleased to inform OLACEFS member SAIs of the launch of the 4th Official Master’s Degree in Public Finance and Financial and Tax Administration. Specialty: Financial Administration. This is a new version of the International Master’s Degree in Financial Administration and Public Finance that the IEF has been developing […]


Dear auditors and officials of OLACEFS participating SAIs: The CCC – Capacity Building Committee and the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba – invites member SAI to participate in a branch course. COURSE “Experiences of SAIs in preventing corruption and the struggle for efficiency in public administration” Hosting SAI Office of […]


In line with its responsibilities, the OLACEFS Presidency – under the charge of the Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico – has set up an ISSAI microsite on OLACEFS web page in the framework of following up on implementing International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs) in the region. It was developed in […]


The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) has been supporting SAIs in the implementation of International Auditing Standards for SAIs (ISSAIs), through the ISSAI Implementation Initiative (3i program). The aim of the program is to encourage SAIs to carry out auditing practices in accordance with ISSAIs, to which end a number of strategies have been determined, including […]


The CTPBG has the pleasure of inviting all officials from OLACEFS member institutions to participate in the 2017 Regional Competition on Good Governance. The theme for the 2018 competition is “Advantages of using Big Data in the Audit Process” Below you can download the Poster, Competition Rules and article 13/2018 – CTPBG. The success of […]


The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) calls for applicants for the position of Capacity Development Manager with a focus on performance auditing. Applicants must be officials with extensive professional experience in performance auditing as IDI is an important partner on INTOSAI’s Performance Audit Subcommittee (PAS) and Professional Standards Committee (PSC). For further information on the job […]


On April 2, 2018, assessment of the 11 studies submitted for the Annual Research Contest 2017 was concluded. The contest was promoted by the Special Committee for the Review of the Charter and its Regulations (CER) of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions, which is presided over by the Court of […]


A planning meeting for the Coordinated Audit on SDG 5 on gender equality was held from April 9 to 13, 2018, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Participants include the Supreme Audit Institutions of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, as well as the audit […]


A second Forum for Latin American and the Caribbean Countries on Sustainable Development is to be held, with the aim of serving as a regional mechanism to monitor and review the implementation and follow-up of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), their aims, means of implementation and the Addis Ababa […]


In line with furthering the work carried out by the  the OLACEFS Commission for Citizen Engagement (CPC), from 2016 to 2017 the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador presided over the preparation of the “Assessment of the implementation of impact indicators for good practices in Citizen Engagement of CPC members “. This study […]


In line with the TCU’s application for the presidency of the Commission and as a global leader in environmental audits, COMTEMA initiated a consolidation effort by strengthening alliances and professional capacity building, focusing on geocontrol training and the sustainability of actions that will be carried out over the next three years. In 2018 the focus […]


On March 29, 2018, the President of the Competition and Director General of the ISC signed EDICT No. 7. The purpose of the Edict is to make public the approval of the delivery of the third and last installment of the games contracted by the Special Commission for Selecting and Adjudicating and it was carried […]


In line with its responsibilities, the OLACEFS Presidency, which is under the administration of the Superior Audit of the Federation of Mexico, as part of following up on achieving Goal 1 to “develop a financing and sustainability strategy”, from the 2017-2022 strategic plan, has prepared a document called “Cooperation in kind in OLACEFS, results of […]


Brazil’s SAI, in its capacity as Presidency of the CCC, conducted online training with OLACEFS Training Liaisons in the use of, and developments in, the new Educational Management System, EMS, on February 28, March 22 and 27 of this year. The sessions were aimed at the SAIs that have used, or will use, the EMS […]


The 27th Newsletter provides update information on OLACEFS latest activities. Please click here to view the OLACEFS Newsletter


On fulfilment of their own tasks, the Executive Secretary continues with the execution of the planning and monitoring work system of the Organization, which allows permanent monitoring compliance on the activities and commitments annually assumed, and thus, to support the development of a successful organizational management. In this context, the Executive Secretary makes available to […]


On March 8 and 9, 2018, the OLACEFS Executive Committee held the workshop Results Assessment and Communication Strateg in Brasilia, Brazil. The event was implemented in the context of the project “Strengthening External Oversight in the Environmental Field”, arranged by OLACEFS and the German Corporation for International Cooperation, GIZ. The workshop facilitated the monitoring of […]


With the support of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador, a workshop on the Self-Assessment of Integrity, “SAINT” was held from March 7 to 8, 2018, in Ecuador’s Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Worship. To carry out […]


The Office of the Comptroller General of Curaçao (Algemene Rekenkamer Curaçao) launched the Integrity Self-Assessment Workshop (IntoSAINT) on November 27, 28, 29, 2017, in the city of Willemstad, Curaçao, with the financial assistance of the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG). The Workshop was moderated by Melissa Narro and Francisco Parral, officials of the […]


At the end of 2017, the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) published the Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2017(1). The document, made up of a main report and an annex, as well as the results of the INTOSAI Global Survey 2017, includes the following: The most important findings from the analysis of various sources, including the Public […]


In its strategic planning for 2017 – 2022, OLACEFS has taken into account Strategic Goal 4 to “promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences on procedures, good practices and lessons learned between member Supreme Audit Institutions, through assessment tools such as peer reviews and the performance measurement framework“. Peer review is the evaluation of one […]


The OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC), in its function of supporting Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the generation and enhancement of their professional and institutional competences, presents the schedule for courses and activities to be held in 2018. The schedule can be found by following this link: Virtual Courses Schedule 2018 


One of the initiatives proposed by Brazil’s TCU when it took over the presidency of the OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC), was to develop a system to support the management of courses offered by the Committee. Following up on this proposal, in 2017 the CCC introduced the Educational Management System (EMS), a platform that aims […]


The Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions(ASOSAI) is making the fourth issue of the electronic journal Asian Journal of Government Audit(October 2017) available to the OLACEFS community. It can be accessed through http://www.asosaijournal .org/ The theme of this edition is “The role of SAIs in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals”. In addition, all members […]