The Legal Advisory Committee (CAJ) of OLACEFS, chaired by the Court of Audit of the Republic of El Salvador and the Presidency of the Regional Organization, held by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, organizers of the 2019 Regional Research Contest “Strengthening government audit and control for the benefit of Latin America and the Caribbean” awarded the winning SAIs, representing their respective contestants. This award ceremony took place at the end of the first technical plenary session, on Wednesday, October 16, within the framework of the XXIX Ordinary General Assembly of OLACEFS, held in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Below, you can check the winning works of the contest:

FIRST PLACE
Author: Mr. Carlos Miguel Gómez Márquez
Job:Towards the formation of a comprehensive strategy to oversee disaster risk management and disaster management in Latin America and the Caribbean.
AI: Superior Audit Office of the Federation of Mexico

SECOND PLACE
Author: Mariela Ninette Gómez Gurdián
Job:The opening of government data and its benefit for transparency and accountability.
EFS: Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Nicaragua

Third Place
Authors:
Nicolás Lagos Machuca and Tamara Loyola Fuentes
Job:What would you do?: Strengthening institutional integrity through ethical training.
EFS: Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile

Third Place
Author: Cynthia Milagros Núñez Segura
Job:Public Hearings as a mechanism for citizen participation and their impact on government control for the improvement of public services.
EFS: Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru

The CAJ and the OLACEFS Presidency congratulate the officials who held the top positions and appreciate the massive participation of the SAIs of the region in the contest mentioned.