Official Name: Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT).
Creation: April 12, 2019, Lima, Peru.
Presidency: Dr. Pablo Celi de la Torre. Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador (2019-2021).
Team:

  • Antuan Barquet Guillen
    National Coordinator of International Affairs.
  • Gabriela Mesías Zambrano
    OLACEFS Link

Validity: July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2021.
Members: 15 full SAI members and 3 associate members.
Email: gtct@contraloria.gob.ec

Within the framework of the LXIX Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS), held in April 2019, in the city of Lima, Peru; the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru in its capacity as Presidency of the OLACEFS, through agreement 1386/04/2019, proposed the creation of the “Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption.”
1 Minutes of the Meeting of the OLACEFS’ Board of Directors, online consultation, July 2019.

General objective:

To promote the exchange of timely information among the SAIs of the region for the better execution of their processes of government investigation and auditing, which contributes to the fight against transnational corruption, as well as the exchange of experiences and good practices in this area.

Specific Objectives:

  • To prepare a manual of good practices applicable to SAIs in the fight against transnational corruption from the perspective of government audit and control.
  • To develop a methodological guide for the exchange of information between SAIs in the investigation work related to the fight against transnational corruption.
  • To strengthen the capabilities of the SAI staff, mainly the forensic auditor and information analyst involved in money traceability and the fight against transnational corruption.
  • To analyze the legal viability of the exchange of information and the generation of protocols that allow for the validity of the information that can be shared among SAIs.

 

 

 

The SAI in charge of the Presidency of the GTCT will:

  • Develop an Annual Operating Plan (AOP) in accordance with regulations of OLACEFS.
  • Convene the meetings that are necessary to meet the objectives of the Group and prepare the corresponding minutes, which must be approved by the remaining members of the Working Group.
  • Propose and follow up on the Work Plan that complies with the Terms of Reference
  • Issue an annual report of results addressed to the Presidency and Executive Secretariat of OLACEFS, which must be presented at the administrative session of the corresponding Ordinary General Assembly.

SAI members of the GTCT

  • Shall undertake to fulfill the tasks entrusted within the deadlines defined in the Work Plan.
  • Shall vote for any modification within the Working Group, reporting back to the Presidency and Executive Secretariat of OLACEFS.
  • Full Members must elect the SAI to chair the Working Group.
  • Provide technical assistance and propose the design of systems of management and/or reciprocal control between SAIs that favor the exchange of information between SAIs

Through the convocation, 009 – 2019/OLACEFS – PRES, sent by the SAI of Peru, the Presidency of OLACEFS, and with the favorable vote of the members of the GTCT, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador assumed the position as Presidency for the 2019 – 2021 period.

The results were announced by the OLACEFS’ Presidency on July 1, 2019 through an online meeting in which the Full and Associate members of the GTCT participated.

Dr. Pablo Celi de la Torre

Comptroller General of the State, Deputy, 2017

Higher education:
PhD in Philosophy
PhD in International Relations
Diploma in Defense Policy Development and Resource Management.
Degree in Sociology and Political Science.

Work Experience:

  • Comptroller General of the State
    General Advisor, Administrative Subcomptroller, 2010.
  • Ministry of Foreign Relations, Trade and Integration.
    Ambassador, 2011.
  • Comptroller General of the State.
    Subcomptroller General
  • Center for Strategic Defense Studies CDS-UNASUR, National Delegate of Ecuador, 2014.
  • South American Defense Council – UNASUR Deputy Director, 2014.
  • Comptroller General of the State. Subcomptroller, 2016.

Full members:

  • General Audit Office of the Nation of Argentina.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.
  • Federal Court of Accounts (TCU – Brazil).
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Colombia.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador, Presidency
  • Court of Accounts of the Republic of El Salvador.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of Accounts of the Republic of Guatemala.
  • Superior Court of Accounts of the Republic of Honduras.
  • Superior Audit of the Federation of Mexico.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru.
  • Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama.

Associated members:

  • Court of Accounts of the State of Santa Catarina.
  • Court of Accounts of the State of Acre.
  • Honorable Court of Accounts of the Province of Buenos Aires.
General Audit Office of the Nation of Argentina
President Óscar Santiago Lamberto
GTCT Link Teófilo Meana Alconada
tmeanaalconada@agn.gov.ar
Office of the Comptroller General of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Comptroller General Henry Lucas Ara Pérez
GTCT Link Patricia E. Arandia Quiroga
patricia_arandia@contraloria.gob.bo
Federal Court of Accounts (TCU – Brazil)
President Ministro José Múcio Monteiro
GTCT Link Victor Hugo Moreira Ribero
victorhm@tcu.gov.br
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Colombia
Comptroller General Carlos Felipe Córdoba Larrarte
GTCT Link Tania Marcela Hernández Guzmán
tania.hernandez@contraloria.gov.co;
cef_cooperacion@contraloria.gov.co;
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Cuba
Comptroller General Gladys María Bejerano Portela
GTCT Link Nelva Ibarra
nelva.ibarra@contraloria.gob.cu;
sonia.beretervide@contraloria.gob.cu;
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Ecuador
Comptroller General Pablo Celi de la Torre
GTCT Link Antuan Barquet Guillen
abarquet@contraloria.gob.ec;
coordinacion@contraloria.gob.ec;
Court of Accounts of the Republic of El Salvador
President Carmen Elena Rivas Landaverde
GTCT Link Roberto Antonio Anzora Quiroz
ranzora@cortedecuentas.gob.sv;
Edgar Alexander Romero
eromero@cortedecuentas.gob.sv;
Office of the Comptroller General of Accounts of the Republic of Guatemala
Comptroller General Edwin Humberto Salazar Jerez
GTCT Link Celvin Manolo Galindo López
celvingalindo@hotmail.com;
Erick Arnulfo Ruiz Bollat
Eruiz@contraloria.gob.gt;
Superior Court of Accounts of the Republic of Honduras
President Roy Pineda Castro
GTCT Link José Fernando Fuentes
jfuentes@tsc.gob.hn
Myrna Aida Castro Rosales
mcastro@tsc.gob.hn
Superior Audit of the Federation of Mexico (Presidency)
Senior Auditor David Rogelio Colmenares Páramo
GTCT Link Mariana Calderón Aramburu
mcalderon@asf.gob.mx
Rosalva Miguel Cárdenas
rmiguel@asf.gob.mx
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Paraguay
President of the Superior Council Camilo Daniel Benítez Aldana
GTCT Link María Teresa Añazco
dgc@contraloria.gov.py /
mariatere1965@hotmail.com;
Fabian Forestieri
fabforestieri@gmail.com/
fforestieri@contraloria.gov.py
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru
Comptroller General Nelson Eduardo Shack Yalta
GTCT Link Lizbeth Corcuera Rodríguez
lcorcuera@contraloria.gob.pe
Nina Esquinarila Merino
nesquinarila@contraloria.gob.pe
Ivan Castillejo Legtig
icastillejo@contraloria.gob.pe
Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama
Comptroller General Federico A. Humbert
GTCT Link Lizbeth A. De Gracia H.
lizbethd@contraloria.gob.pa
Honorable Court of Accounts of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
President Eduardo Benjamín Grinberg
GTCT Link Juan Pedro Giuliano
jpgiuliano@htc.gba.gov.ar
Court of Accounts of the State of Acre, Brazil
President Antonio Cristovão Correia de Messias
GTCT Link presidencia@tce.ac.gov.br
Court of Accounts of the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
President Adircélio de Moraes Ferreira Júnior
GTCT Link Maria Roberta Graciosa
marciagraciosa@tce.sc.gov.br;
Rafael Antonio Krebs Reginatto
rafael@tce.sc.gov.br;
Marcel Damato Belli
marcel@tce.sc.gov.br;
Nilsom Zanatto
nzanatto@tce.sc.gov.br;