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Achieving Gender Equality Requires Continuous Collaboration and a Holistic Approach
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Achieving Gender Equality Requires Continuous Collaboration and a Holistic Approach

Despite progress in many countries, daunting challenges persist in the effort to achieve real equality between women and men. According to the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Strategic Plan for 2022-2025, there have been significant worldwide improvements in gender equality in the areas of...

OLACEFS Organizes Keynote Lectures on Governmental Control
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OLACEFS Organizes Keynote Lectures on Governmental Control

From October 1 to November 3, 2021, the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) held a successful series of Keynote Lectures on Governmental Control, to mark the 6th anniversary of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals. These 22 conference sessions attracted an online audience of more than 15,000. The objective of the Keynote Lectures was to...

OLACEFS CPC & INTOSAI CBC
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OLACEFS and CBC Hold Webinar on Citizen Participation

The Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru, Chair of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) Citizen Participation Commission, and the Auditor-General of South Africa, Chair of the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC), organized a webinar on September 30, 2021, on “Benefits of Citizen Participation in Governmental Control/Audit.” The webinar provided...

OLACEFS Anti-Corruption Working Group report cover
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OLACEFS Anti-corruption Working Group Focuses on Environmental Crimes, Mutual Assistance

From 2021 to 2022, the Working Group Specialized in the Fight against Transnational Corruption (GTCT) of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) conducted a variety of activities. The president of GTCT is the Office of the Comptroller General of the State of Ecuador, and the group includes 17 Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) from the region. GTCT developed...