On August 4, 2015, the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama held a small ceremony to award certificates for the virtual courses offered by the Capacity Building Committee (CCC) of the Organisation of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) and given by the Serzedello Correa Institute (ISC) of Brazil’s SAI, in which officials from Panama’s SAI recently took part.
The event was attended by Orcila V. de Constable, Consular Commercial National Director; Jorge D. Perea, National Director of Internal Audit; Rufino Cedeño, Head of Control of the National Directorate for General Audit; members of Panama’s SAI and the institution’s various assistant directors.
Participants from Panama’s SAI took courses in performance audit, Excel 2007 applied to audit, information security and the Public Works and Housing sectors.
The awarding of the certificates took place thanks to the collaboration of Elsa Souto and Enrique Villamil, consultants from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), who as well as presenting the latest edition of the OLACEFS magazine, took the opportunity to encourage participants on virtual courses and their respective directors to contribute to technical articles and describe their activities in the magazine.
Photographs from the event can be found below: