AUDITING SDGs AND FIGHTING CORRUPTION
OLACEFS Mentor Training and Adaptation Meetings
Resource personnel from the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) met in Lima, Peru, August 2-11, 2017, for mentor training, as well as to adapt eLearning course material for Auditing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SAI Fighting Corruption (SFC) programs.
During the first half of the nine-day event, Ms. Aránzazu Guillán Montero, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), trained mentors on the 2030 Agenda, SDGs and fighting corruption. Ms. Guillán Montero, who has been working with IDI since 2016, is participating as an expert in the eLearning course for English-speaking regions.
Mentors also experienced a training session devoted to the IDI eLearning model, which was facilitated by Ms. Maria Lucia Lima, IDI Manager of Capacity Development.
For the last half of the event, the group was divided to work on adapting eLearning course material—the Auditing SDGs meeting was managed by Ms. Lima, while Mr. Aníbal Guillermo Kohlhuber, former IDI Manager for OLACEFS and current Deputy Director General of Internal Control in Argentina, oversaw the SFC portion.
The OLACEFS Auditing SDGs program mentors are: Mr. Carlos Eduardo Lustosa da Costa (SAI Brazil), Ms. Liliana Rodríguez Sánchez (SAI Colombia), Mr. Manuel Jesús Corrales Umaña and Mr. Juan Carlos Barboza Sánchez (SAI Costa Rica), Mrs. Gladys Sunilda Fernández de Chenu Abente (SAI Paraguay) and Ms. Sandra Mónica Ore Fuentes-Rivera (SAI Perú).
Mr. Osvaldo Cristian Roudloff Pulgar, representing the OLACEFS Secretariat and coordinator of the coordinated performance audit to be conducted as part of the region’s Auditing SDGs program, also attended the SDG meeting.
The OLACEFS SAI Fighting Corruption Program mentors are: Mr. Aníbal Guillermo Kohlhuber (SIGEN Argentina), Mr. Clayton Arruda de Vasconcelos (SAI Brazil), Mrs. Martha Carolina López Brítez (SAI Paraguay), Ms. Rosemarie Atanasiu Martinez (SAI Uruguay) and Ms. Vivian Garbanzo (SAI Costa Rica).
Mr. Nelson Shack Yalta, Auditor General, SAI Perú, provided closing remarks to attendees where he expressed great interest in performance auditing and in the SFC program, which he offered to host again next year.