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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 […]


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 […]