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On July 13, at 11:00 am in Lima, 12:00 am in Santiago and Washington DC and 1:00 pm in Buenos Aires, a webinar was held on the “Mapping of Digital Technology, Data and Innovation of OLACEFS,” organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Executive Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of […]


The Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions virtually presented the panel discussion “Strengthening Internal Communication in SAIs of OLACEFS,” in two meetings held on July 8 and 15. The 2-day virtual event was held with the main objective of sharing experiences and internal […]


June 30, 2021 will conclude the activities of the regional project, Strengthening External Control in the Environmental Area, implemented thanks to the strategic alliance between OLACEFS, the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU-Brazil) and the German Cooperation for Sustainable Development, through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Five and a half years of joint […]


The I International Forum on Public Sector Auditing will be held on June 24 and 25, with the topic Supervision of Actions to Combat COVID-19. The event is organized by the Court of Accounts of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (TCE-RS) of Brazil, in collaboration with the Rui Barbosa Institute (IRB), the Federal […]


CTIC conducts a workshop for legislators, parliamentary advisers and regional CSOs on the ODS.OLACEFS.COM portal The Information and Communication Technologies Committee of OLACEFS (Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions) chaired by the Auditor General of the General Audit Office of Argentina (AGN), Francisco Javier Fernández, will hold a webinar/workshop on Tuesday, June […]


The Working Group Specialized in the fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT) has the mission of promoting the exchange of information between OLACEFS Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs). For this reason, it is launching this consultancy in order to have a roadmap regarding the legal ways to start with such an exchange. This supposes an exhaustive study […]


From May 10 to 14, 2021, the Planning and Training Workshop for the Coordinated Audit of the Socio-economic Aid Programs that countries have implemented within the framework of COVID-19 was held virtually, an initiative developed as part of the activities of the Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT) with the support […]


The Institute for Fiscal Studies of Spain invites the officials of OLACEFS member SAIs to apply for the VII edition of the “Official University Master’s Degree in Public Finance and Financial and Tax Administration. Specialty: Financial Administration.” This Master Degree has been developed with great success in recent years and is adapted to the requirements […]


The Specialized Working Group on the Fight against Transnational Corruption presents to the supreme audit institutions’ community and national and international entities with a mandate to promote public integrity, transparency, citizen participation, open government, and other with similar functions; the Manual of Good Practices in the Fight against Corruption in its Spanish, Portuguese, English and […]


The OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee (CCC) launched a portfolio with the main products developed by the Committee in recent years. This effort sought to collect, in a single site, the various training tools, with a view to facilitating their dissemination and use by all SAIs in the region. The portfolio has the following products: Training […]


This May 18, the LXXII Meeting of the OLACEFS Board of Directors will be held in virtual mode, as has been done throughout the 2020 year with the organization of the Presidency of the Regional Organization. The meeting will allow the member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to continue contributing to the management of the organization […]


With an audience of 350 people, the climate finance webinar was a great success. The event was promoted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and was supported by the regional project for Strengthening External Control in the Environmental Area, a partnership between the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU-Brazil), the Latin American and Caribbean Organization […]


The OLACEFS Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT), headed by the Comptroller General of the State (CGE) of the Republic of Ecuador, and the German Cooperation, through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, invite you to the opening ceremony of the Workshop for Planning and Training of the Coordinated […]


With the participation of audit teams from 12 Supreme Audit Institutions and 2 Subnational Institutions of OLACEFS, the Virtual Consolidation Workshop on the Results of the Coordinated Audit on the Governance Structures for the Comprehensive Management of the Mining Environmental Liabilities (CA MEL), led by the SAI of Chile and carried out by OLACEFS’ Public […]


On May 6, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Brazil time, GMT-3), the closing event of the OLACEFS-GIZ Project will be held. In this event, the community of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and stakeholders will be able to learn about the initiatives developed, and the impacts and results obtained by the regional Project for Strengthening […]


The Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices, chaired by Mr. Jesús Rodríguez, has issued a new call for the 2021 Edition of the Regional Contest on Good Governance. The theme selected for this Edition is “Digital Transformation of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs): Another effect of Covid-19,” which arose from the need organizations are facing as […]


Within the framework of the actions aimed at consolidating the results of the Coordinated Audit on Governance Structures for the Comprehensive Management of Mining Environmental Liabilities, MELs, developed within the framework of the OLACEFS Public Works Working Group, the second virtual workshop of the coordinated audit will take place between April 27 and 30. In […]


The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation is happy to announce the launch of University of INTOSAI (U-INTOSAI) created under the auspices of the INTOSAI Chair. The official web page of the project is https://u-intosai.org/. U-INTOSAI is an open online educational platform for the INTOSAI community and broader audience interested in state audit and its […]


The Presidency announces the contest “Looking for the OLACEFS slogan” The Presidency of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – OLACEFS summons the members of the Audit Institution’s full and associate members to the Contest “Looking for the OLACEFS slogan,” an initiative that will allow the contribution to the identity of […]


The Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation is pleased to invite the INTOSAI Community to the 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference under the auspices of the INTOSAI Chair, which will be held online on 21 22 April, 2021. The initiative of holding the Conference was discussed and approved at the 74th INTOSAI Governing Board. […]


In this emergency, transparency and accountability should not be seen as obstacles to government action but as indispensable tools to ensure that the exercise of the large number of resources allocated to address the different aspects of the pandemic, obtained from different sources, internal and external, such as budget reallocations, donors and international institutions, is […]


The International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women was the scenario chosen by the Working Group on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination to start its public activities after its creation last June during the virtual Board of Directors meeting of our organization. Modifications to the updated site were presented at the genero.olacefs.com event where, […]


Every November 25 the international day for the elimination of violence against women is commemorated, and this year, as an organization, we want to be part of that commemoration to present to the public the new Working Group of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), on Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination. […]


The Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG) of the OLACEFS, held the second meeting of the Post-pandemic governance webinar cycle, which was attended by Dr. Delia Ferreira Rubio, head of Transparency International and member of the advisory council of the Alliance for Open Government. Mr. Jesús Rodríguez, as president of the host commission of […]


On November 11 and 12, the fourth version of the International Seminar organized by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile took place. On this occasion, people from Latin America participated virtually, and in two days, in an enthusiastic discussion in which they analyzed the links between the 2030 Agenda, the […]


The Federal Court of Accounts (TCU- Brazil) makes the Information Panel of Supreme Audit Institutions (InfoSAI) available to the SAI community. The main objective of the Panel is to consolidate the information and data from the 195 SAIs of the INTOSAI. Aspects are available related to the organization and operation of the entities, structure, mandate […]


The Extraordinary General Assembly of OLACEFS took place on October 28, an event organized by the Presidency of the Regional Organization. The Assembly had a special character as it was held in virtual mode for the first time in the history of OLACEFS. The event, which had the support of the Executive Secretariat, began at […]


The Ordinary Annual Meeting of the Supreme Audit Institutions of the Mercosur and Associated Countries (EFSUR) was held last Monday, October 26, with the participation of all the member countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. In the current context, due to the pandemic, it was carried out by videoconference. […]


The OLACEFS is pleased to invite all those interested to participate in the following events scheduled for November: The IV International Seminar on Sustainable Development Goals, Auditing and Strong Institutions It will take place on November 11 and 12 at 11:00 a.m. in Santiago. This event is jointly organized by the Executive Secretariat of OLACEFS […]


The OLACEFS Extraordinary General Assembly will take place on October 28. The meeting, organized by the Presidency of the Regional Organization and exercised by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, will have the participation and coordination of the Executive Secretariat, Technical Bodies, Working Groups, as well as full and associate […]


The Federal Court of Accounts (TCU-SAI Brazil), in its capacity as Chair of the Special Technical Commission for the Environment (COMTEMA) of the OLACEFS, with the support of the German Cooperation, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, invites you to the opening ceremony of the Workshop for the Consolidation of Findings […]


Jesús Rodríguez, president of the General Audit Office of the Nation and of the Technical Commission of Good Governance Practices CTPBG-OLACEFS, virtually began last Friday, October 9, the first session of the “Post-Pandemic Governance” cycle. The president of the CTPBG stressed that the meeting takes place within the framework of three axes that seek to […]


Now available! You can access the MOOC course (Massive Open Online Course) on Performance Auditing, promoted by OLACEFS, through the Capacity Building Committee (CCC). This initiative is free and will allow you to learn the main characteristics of performance auditing and its development cycle, including the application of various techniques in the different phases of […]


The OLACEFS’ Working Group on Disaster Management Auditing in the Framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (GTFD) composed of the SAIs of Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Perú, Dominican Republic, the Courts of Accounts of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Ceará y Tocantins, Brazil, and chaired by the […]


The Technical Commission on Good Governance Practices (CTPBG) of OLACEFS invites reflection through the cycle of Post-pandemic governance Webinars, which will take place on October 9, November 13 and December 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. from Buenos Aires, Argentina. This cycle will focus on three axes: Social Process, Integrity and Public Policies. The first meeting […]


The Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru will share the experiences obtained in the application of the model of concurrent control based on a preventive approach to the fight against corruption and functional misconduct with authorities and representatives of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of various countries. The concurrent control applied by […]


The sixth edition of the International Seminar on Data Analysis in Public Administration will be held on September 29 and 30, 2020. This edition will be the third with the presence of international exponents. The objective of the Seminar is to promote the exchange of experiences and good practices related to the use of data […]


The Office of the Comptroller General of Accounts of the Republic of Guatemala cordially invites all members of our Organization to participate in the Webinar entitled “Performance Auditing, an objective tool for the implementation and follow-up of the SDGs to guarantee trust in Governance,” to be held next Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. […]


The Citizen Participation Commission (CPC) of OLACEFS, is pleased to invite you to the Webinar “Social control and audit of SAIs in times of a pandemic” to be held on Wednesday, September 23 at 11:00 am-Peru (GMT-5). This webinar aims to share experiences on the importance of transparency and citizen participation for social control within […]


The Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay invites you to the debate with Civil Society Organizations on the “Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean,” which will take place on September 15, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in […]


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 […]