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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 […]


The sixth session of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, called International Policy in the pandemic, was successfully held. During the session, the panelist, Paulina Astroza Suárez, spoke about the scope and effects of the measures taken by governments on the occasion of the health crisis, as well as the paradigm shift that has […]


To start the third cycle of Webinar Cycles in Times of COVID-19, on Wednesday, May 27 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4), we will hold the sixth session called International Policy in Times of COVID-19, which will address aspects of the scope and effects of measures taken by governments, as well as the paradigm shift […]


Continuing with the success of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, this Wednesday, the fifth session took place, called: Audit of Organizational Culture. During the session, the panelist, Sharon Clark, highlighted the importance of organizational culture as the object of audit. In her presentation, Sharon defined organizational culture as the social knowledge shared within […]


The Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), in coping with the current health crisis and the challenges that are imposed on society at the personal and professional level, highlights training as a powerful tool to stimulate the motivation and creativity of professionals. In addition, it […]


On Wednesday, May 20 at 12:00 p.m. in Santiago (UTC-4), we continue with the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19 addressing aspects related to the audit of organizational culture. In this session, from the perspective of the audit, we will discuss organizational culture as the cause of practices and customs that can generate breaches of […]


This publication is intended for federal, state and municipal public managers and provides practical information to enable them to properly manage public funds during the crisis The Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) and Transparency International-Brazil will launch the Recommendations for Transparency of Urgent Recruitment in Response to Covid-19 This publication, prepared in partnership by the […]


With the active participation of more than 1,600 people, the fourth session of our Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, called “External Control and the Pandemic,” culminated in a discussion about the role of SAIs facing the threat of COVID-19. Mariela Azofeifa, Press Chief of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Costa Rica; and […]


On April 28, the Alliance for Integrity held the webinar “Integrity as a value in overcoming times of crisis: how to transform challenges into opportunities for your business?” in Latin America. As the current situation requires a multi-stakeholder approach, the event featured four expert speakers from the public and private sectors, as well as civil […]


On Wednesday, May 13 at 12:00 p.m. (UTC-4) in Santiago, we continued with the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19. Having addressed such relevant issues such as “Telework and mental health,” “Telework and effective communication,” and “Organizational management during the crisis,” we will now learn how the Supreme Audit Institutions currently cope with control work […]


During the third session of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, more than 1,500 people accompanied us, which once again reflects the great interest of the OLACEFS community in the experience and good practices that the SAIs are implementing in this period. Tania Hernández, Director of the Center for Fiscal Studies of the Office […]


On Wednesday, May 6 at 12:00 p.m. (UTC-4) in Santiago, we will hold the third session of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, in which we will address the issue of “Organizational Management in Time of Crisis.” In this session, panelists will discuss different experiences and good practices and how our organizations are addressing […]


More than 1300 people accompanied us in the second session of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, which addressed the issue of Teleworking and Effective Communication. The session was developed by Dr. Cristián Salazar, Civil Engineer in Computer Science from the Universidad del Bío Bío, Chile; Master and Doctor in Society of Information and […]


On Wednesday, April 29 at 12.00 Santiago time, we will develop the second session of the Webinar Cycle in times of COVID-19, in which we will deal with the topic of Teleworking and Effective Communication Teleworking is now a far-reaching reality in times of the pandemic. Now, beyond the individual impact, what happens to group […]


In these difficult times, due to the crisis caused by COVID-19, the implementation of the SDGs is more crucial than ever. The IDI SDG Audit Model (ISAM) will assist SAIs by offering an independent external view of SDG implementation and contributing to positive results through the interweaving of SDG principles (consistency, integration, leaving no one […]


With the participation of more than a thousand people and a high level of interaction, the first session of the Webinar Cycle in Times of COVID-19. With the participation of more than a thousand people and a high level of interaction, the first session of the Cycle of Webinars in Times of COVID-19 was held. […]


On Wednesday, April 22, at 12:00pm Santiago time, we will start the Cycle of Webinars in times of COVID-19. In this first webinar, called Teleworking and Mental Health in Quarantine, we will address the effects of teleworking on mental health, reviewing issues such as: tiredness, stress, anxiety, depression. Likewise, we will talk about the relationship […]


In the context of the health crisis affecting the world, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile, together with the Executive Secretariat and the OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee, have organized a cycle of 11 webinars that aim to contribute to civil servants of the region’s SAIs in different areas. This series […]


The Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru and President of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), Econ. Nelson Shack Yalta, inaugurated the event “Cooperative Audit on Sustainable Public Procurement using data analysis,” organized by the Development Initiative of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions – INTOSAI (IDI) and […]


With a side event entitled Ibero-American Audit on Gender Equality, Preparing governments for the implementation of SDG5, the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and UN Women presented at the XIV Regional Conference of Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. This Conference is the main intergovernmental forum on women’s rights […]


On December 4, the I High Level Regional Forum of Supreme Audit Institutions (FRAN) “Fight against Corruption, a Development Issue: Tools and Good Practices to Improve Government Control and Promote Good Governance,” was held in the city of Lima. The creation of the FRAN arises as an initiative of the Office of the Comptroller General […]


The Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru organized the Annual International Conference for Integrity – CAII 2019, which took place on December 2 and 3, 2019, with the theme “Detecting Corruption: Tools and Strategies for Action.” The event featured keynote speeches, panels and forums on the topics of corruption detection, open data, analytics, information […]


Within the development of the Coordinated Audit of Mining Environmental Liabilities – MEL, the second webinar was held at the facilities of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile on December 10, which aimed to provide background information on regional initiatives that address the treatment of MEL, in addition to a general evaluation of […]


OLACEFS participated in the “XXIV CLAD International Conference on State Reform and Public Administration,” which took place from November 12 to 15, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With the panel “OLACEFS’ contribution to the implementation of the SDGs in the region,” led by Econ. Nelson Shack Yalta, head of the Office of the Comptroller General […]


With a view to disseminating the results of the Coordinated Audit on Renewable Energies, the Public Works Audit Working Group (GTOP) of OLACEFS, in collaboration with the TCU of Brazil, held the “International Seminar on Renewable Energies: Advances and Opportunities for Sustainable Development” at the headquarters of the SAI of Brazil, in Brasilia, on November […]


The Presidency of OLACEFS, entrusted to the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, invites the members of the Supreme Audit Institutions, as well as the general public, to join the live broadcast of the Annual International Conference for Integrity – CAII 2019. This important event will take place on December 2 and 3, 2019 […]


From November 18 to 20, 2019, in the city of Lima, the 2020-2022 Tactical Planning Workshop and the Workshop on Socialization of Communication Strategies of OLACEFS and Interest Groups on Environmental Topics were held, events organized by the Presidency of the Organization, with the support of the German Cooperation, through the GIZ, within the framework […]