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From September 9 to 11, the IX EUROSAI-OLACEFS Joint Conference will be held, which this year will take place entirely virtually, under the topic “The Covid19 pandemic: a unique opportunity for Supreme Audit Institutions to highlight the impact of their work.” In this way, the event invites debate and shared knowledge regarding the current situation […]


With the active participation of more than 900 people, the ninth and last session of the Cycle of Webinars of Committees, Commissions and Working Groups of OLACEFS was held this Wednesday, September 2. The session entitled Auditing Disaster Management in Latin America and the Caribbean, began with the speech of Dr. José Sarukhán, Doctor in […]


We invite the SAI community and stakeholders to participate in the last session of our OLACEFS Webinars cycle, entitled Auditing Disaster Management in Latin America and the Caribbean, to be held on Wednesday, September 2, at 12:00 in Santiago (UTC -4). The session will discuss different aspects related to the audits carried out under disaster […]


The Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), met on August 20, under the moderation of its President, Minister Augusto Nardes, of the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU-Brazil), to discuss topics of interest to the OLACEFS. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and considering the […]


The eighth session of the OLACEFS Webinar Cycle, which took place on August 26, aimed to generate a debate regarding the use of analysis of large databases or macro data (Big Data Analysis), as well as the use of artificial intelligence in the development of government audits in the OLACEFS Region. It is a reality […]


In the webinar on the “Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in preventing and mitigating the effects of corruption linked to the trafficking of wildlife” of August 19, 2020, the participants had several consultations that aimed at clarifying the operation of environmental crime, the initiatives and tools of environmental organizations to mitigate the illegal trade of […]


In the eighth session of our OLACEFS Webinar cycle, we will talk about Artificial Intelligence and Big Data analysis, and it will take place next Wednesday, August 26 at 12:00 in Santiago (UTC -4). The session will address issues related to the advantages and limitations of Big Data in government audits and the different experiences […]


On Wednesday, August 19, the sixth session of the Webinar Cycle of Committees, Commissions and Working Groups of the OLACEFS was held. With the active participation of more than 800 people, the session entitled The role of Supreme Audit Institutions in the prevention and mitigation of the effects of corruption linked to the illicit trafficking […]


We cordially invite the SAI community and the interested public to participate in the seventh session of our OLACEFS webinars cycle entitled, The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in the Prevention and Mitigation of the Effects of Corruption Linked to Illicit Wildlife Trafficking, which will be held on Wednesday, August 19 at 12:00 p.m. in […]


The Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), on Thursday, August 20, will hold the webinar entitled Governance and Capacity Building: Towards Public Management Excellence, which is part of the annual meeting of the Committee. The meeting will be moderated by Minister Augusto Nardes, as Chairman […]


On Wednesday, August 12, the sixth session of the Webinar Cycle of Committees, Commissions and Working Groups of the OLACEFS was held. With the active participation of more than 800 people, the session entitled Citizen Control in Times of a Pandemic was held in which issues were addressed related to the exercise of citizen control […]


We invite the SAI community and stakeholders to participate in the sixth session of our cycle of OLACEFS Webinars entitled, Citizen Control in Times of a Pandemic, which will be held on Wednesday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4). This session will address topics related to the exercise of citizen control and the […]


The Spanish version of the first guide in the series “Collaborating for Change” promoted by the Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation (CAAF) and Women Deliver is now available. This document illustrates how civil society organizations and Audit Institutions can hold the government accountable in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. The document is available […]


On Wednesday, August 5, the fifth session of the Webinar Cycle of Committees, Commissions and Working Groups of the OLACEFS was held. With the active participation of more than 900 people, a session called Protected Areas, Health and Social Isolation was held during the pandemic. The activity began with a speech from Adriano Juras, Federal […]


Again, we extend a special invitation to participate in the fifth session of the Webinarios OLACEFS called Protected Areas, Health and Social Isolation during the pandemic, which will be held on Wednesday, August 05 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4). The session will address issues related to the importance of public policies for the conservation […]


The fourth session of the OLACEFS Webinar cycle was held successfully and with more than a thousand people connected. The webinar began with a speech from Mr. Jesús Rodríguez, President of the General Audit Office of the Argentine Nation (AGN) and the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG), who reflected on the future of […]


The OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC), chaired by Minister Augusto Nardes (TCU-Brazil), publishes the environmentally focused executive summary of the Coordinated Audit on Border Governance. This audit was conducted under the leadership of the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) of Brazil, within the framework of the CCC activities. The audit was carried out by Supreme […]


With the aim of having a new institutional communication platform, the OLACEFS calls on interested companies to submit proposals to develop the new portal https://www.olacefs.com/?lang=en The new portal will aim to support and facilitate internal communication (between the member SAIs, partners and working bodies of the Organization) and external communication (between the former and their […]


The third session of the OLACEFS Webinar Cycle addressed the challenges of Renewable Energy in our region based on the findings of the Coordinated Audit on Renewable Energy led by the Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil (TCU). Arlene Costa Nascimiento, Director of the Secretariat of the TCU Electric Power Infrastructure Audit, accompanied us to […]


We cordially invited the entire SAI community and stakeholders to the third webinar of the OLACEFS called Challenges of Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean: Experience of the OLACEFS, which will be held on Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4) where topics will be addressed related to renewable energy in […]


Between June 8 and 26, 2020, the Virtual Workshop for Training and Planning of the Coordinated Audit on Governance Structures for the Comprehensive Management of Mining Environmental Liabilities, CA MEL, took place, which is executed within the framework of the OLACEFS Public Works Audit Working Group (GTOP), which is chaired by the Office of the […]


The Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption of the OLACEFS (GTCT) chaired by the Office of the Comptroller General of the State of Ecuador presents a didactic infographic that explains the framework for the creation of the Declaration of San Salvador, subscribed by the SAI of the OLACEFS on October 17, 2019, […]


On Wednesday, July 15, the second session of the OLACEFS’ New Webinar Cycle was successfully held. On this occasion, topics related to public procurement of innovation and the importance of the alliance between control and public management to generate efficient initiatives and tools for the identification of state needs were discussed. On this occasion, we […]


The Court of Accounts of the State of Amazonas (TCE-AM), consistent with its responsibility and pioneer in environmental control issues, will hold on July 17, 2020, at 10h (Brasília time, UTF -3), the Web conference Deforestation and Burning in the Amazonas, A Challenge for Everyone!, an event that will bring together doctors, researchers and specialists […]


On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, the LXXI Ordinary Meeting of the OLACEFS’ Board of Directors was held, the first held in a virtual way, in view of the context of the pandemic caused by Covid-19. The meeting was led by the President of the OLACEFS and Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Econ. Nelson […]


  Continuing the new cycle of #WebinarioOLACEFS, we invite you to the second webinar called Public Procurement of Innovation: An alliance between control and public management, which will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4) where topics related to initiatives to promote public procurement of innovation by public managers, and […]


With a large participation of more than one thousand two hundred people and a high level of interaction by the attendees, the first session of the New Webinar Cycle of Committees, Commissions and Working Groups of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, OLACEFS, was held. This new series seeks to publicize […]


The initiative consists in the preparation of a paper on the role of SAIs in the care of public resources. Proposals will be received until September 28. A new version of the Regional Competition on Good Governance launched the Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme […]


We inform the OLACEFS community and stakeholders that, from July 8 to September 9, 2020, we will start a new series of OLACEFS Webinars to discuss the main products and activities of the Committees, Commissions and Working Groups and reflect on the role of the SAIs and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 […]


Last Wednesday, July 1, with the participation of representatives of Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, the French Anti-Corruption Agency and the Latin American chapter of Carbon Neutral, the eleventh session of the Webinar Cycle in times of Covid-19 was held, called The other pandemic: corruption in times of coronavirus. This webinar culminated successfully in […]


The Governance Network of Brazil is a collaborative and technically qualified forum composed of public officials, professors and experts who work together to disseminate good practices of Governance in the country’s public sector and seeks to consolidate the effectiveness in delivering results of public service to society. Faced with the current scenario caused by the […]


On July 1, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador will have served one year as Chair of the Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS). Significant progress was made during this period, thanks to the […]


On July 2, at 10:00 (Bogotá time), the Webinar “A look at fraud and money laundering” will be held. This event is part of the set of initiatives promoted by the Task Force on Geotechnologies applied to External Control of the Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit […]


We extend a special invitation to accompany us at the last session of our Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19, which will be held on Wednesday, July 01 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4), and which will address the other Pandemic: Corruption in times of Coronavirus, where the challenges and recommendations in the fight against […]


Last Wednesday, June 24, together with representatives of the Economic Commission for Latin America, ECLAC, and the Chamber of Commerce of Santiago, CCS, the tenth session of the Webinar Cycle in times of Covid-19 was held, called Economic Governance in the Pandemic. Noel López, Chief of the Fiscal Affairs Unit of ECLAC’s Economic Development Division, […]


The launch of the INTOSAI Global Survey has been postponed until September/October 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all around the world and SAIs are experiencing reduced capacity of work. Considering this, and in particular to ensure that we do not burden SAIs more than necessary at this challenging time. the launch of the […]


The LXXI Ordinary Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS, will be held on Tuesday, June 30 of this year, in which the SAIs of the Regional Organization will participate. Due to the emergency situations that the countries of the region are facing […]


We extend the most cordial invitation to the entire SAI community, stakeholders and the general public to participate in the tenth edition of our Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19, on Wednesday, June 24 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4) where we will address Economic Governance in the Pandemic. In this session, we will have […]


Continuing with the success of the Webinar Cycle in times of Covid-19, on Wednesday, June 17, we discussed the differential effect of the pandemic on women and girls. The session was attended by distinguished panelists María Inés Salamanca, Coordinator of UN Women Chile, Ximena Gauché Marchetti, Deputy Director of Gender Equity and Diversity, Universidad de […]


We extend the most cordial invitation to the entire SAI community, stakeholders and the general public to participate in the fourth cycle of our Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19, next Wednesday, June 17, at 12:00 hrs. Santiago (UTC – 4) where we will discuss the Differential effect of the pandemic on women. In mid-March, […]


The SAI of Costa Rica makes available to the OLACEFS community all the editions of its “Public Finance Law Journal,” a specialized legal publication that encourages deep and objective reflection on public finances with the purpose of providing conceptual guidance and useful benchmarks for public entities and internal audits, as well as providing decision-makers with […]


With the participation of leading panelists, on Wednesday, June 10, the Webinar Cycle in times of Covid-19 continued, dealing with the impact of the current pandemic on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. At the beginning of the session, Aránzazu Guillan Montero, Senior Governance and Public Administration Officer […]


As part of the actions aimed at planning the Coordinated Audit on Governance Structures for the Comprehensive Management of Mining Environmental Liabilities, CA MEL, the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile, acting as chair of the OLACEFS Public Works Audit Working Group, launched the Planning and Training Workshop, which will take place between June […]


We extend the most cordial invitation to the entire SAI community, stakeholders and the general public to participate in the fourth cycle of our Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19, which begins on Wednesday, June 10 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4) where we will address the topic Impact of the pandemic on the SDGs. […]


Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic facing the world, the Amazonas State Court of Accounts (TCE-AM/Brazil) invites everyone to the Web Symposium “Post-Pandemic Challenges: Reflections on the Global SDG Agenda,” with the intention of defining guidelines for a post-pandemic scenario for the Amazon, and for the world. The web symposium will take place on Friday, June […]


The seventh session of our Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19 was called International Organizations and their role in the face of the health crisis and was held successfully. We initially had the participation of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile, Jorge Bermúdez Soto, who presented a greeting at the beginning of the […]


On April 17, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama, together with the Justice and Peace Commission of the Panamanian Episcopal Conference, signed a cooperation and support agreement to undertake a social audit of the Panama Solidarity Program so that it would reach the most vulnerable population without discrimination, political […]


The Presidency of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) invites the staff of the full and associate member SAIs to submit their contributions to the Auditing Magazine, edition N°26, an annual electronic publication in the official languages of the Organization (Spanish, Portuguese and English) The Auditing Magazine responds to the […]


  Next Wednesday, June 3, the Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19 continues, in which we will develop the topic of International Organizations and their role in the face of the health crisis, which will address aspects of how large international organizations have come together to give a timely health response before the current crisis […]


The Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), with signatures of its President, Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Nelson Shack Yalta and its Executive Secretary, Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile, Jorge Bermúdez Soto, on May 27, 2020, subscribed a cooperation agreement with the Economic Commission for Latin America […]