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The Importance of ISSAI 140 for Quality Management in Government Audits  
April 16, 2024
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The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Gender Equality
March 11, 2024
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What is the role of Supreme Audit Institutions in relation to immigrants, refugees, and stateless people?
January 8, 2024
Evaluation of Information Quality From the User’s Perspective

This article presents a methodology to assess the effective transparency of information published on public entities’ portals. It considers not only the mere availability of information but also quality requirements of information, such as timeliness, completeness, conciseness, accuracy, clarity, reliability, accessibility, and relevance.

Assessment of the Maturity and Impact of Tax Incentives for Regional Development: Application of the Control Framework for Public Policies and Impact Assessments

In 2022, the Brazilian Court of Audit (TCU) and the Comptroller General of the Union audited the Automotive Regional Development Policies (PADR) of the Brazilian government. These policies, created in the late 1990s, granted tax credits to automobile manufacturers that established factories in less developed regions of Brazil. 

Making a Great Impact on Government and Citizens: Audit Methodologies and the Working Group on Value and Benefits of SAIs (WGVBS)

In order to face the challenges of developing new strategies for public governance, it is a sine qua non requirement to work with efficiency and the citizen trust. To achieve this, the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are indispensable to ensure government transparency and accountability, which helps to maintain a financial discipline, and fight against corruption and impunity.

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The Supreme Audit Institutions in the Fight against the Climate Crisis: ClimateScanner, a Global Initiative of INTOSAI
November 28, 2023
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Argentina Assumes the Vice-Presidency of the INTOSAI Working Group on Public Debt
November 15, 2023
Data Science as a Catalyst for Audit Transformation

In the context of information society, digital transformation has led to an exponential growth in the production and storage of data, giving birth to what is known as data science, to address the need for new tools capable of smartly processing great volumes of data and transforming them into actionable information for decision-making in multiple environments.

Evolution and Applications of Artificial Intelligence in SAIs

Over time, many definitions have been given to the term Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the association of the term with others, such as machine learning and deep learning, has resulted in difficulties for a better understanding of the topic.

Machine Learning Application for SAIs

Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are the cornerstone of maintaining accountability, transparency and effectiveness in the public sector, particularly in government operations. However, as technology evolves at breakneck speed, it is imperative that SAIs embrace cutting-edge data technologies, such as Machine Learning (ML), to revolutionize their auditing processes. With ML, SAIs can enhance efficiency, accuracy and effectiveness, providing a more comprehensive, data-driven analysis of government operations, thus ensuring the highest standards of accountability and trust.

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The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Auditing Policies to Combat Hunger and Poverty
October 16, 2023
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Letter from the Chair of INTOSAI
October 2, 2023
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INTOSAI Survey to Map SAIs Capacity on Climate Change
August 21, 2023
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Minister Bruno Dantas
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President Bruno Dantas signs a directive to promote gender equity in the TCU
August 4, 2023
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News in Brief
SAI Brazil approves internal guidelines on citizen participation
July 26, 2023
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News in Brief
Sustainability at the Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU Brazil)
July 19, 2023
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News in Brief
Inter-American Development Bank publishes case study on Continuous Payroll Audit
July 7, 2023
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Brazilian Voting System Audit Highlighted at Event in Panama
June 28, 2023
INCOSAI, Rio de Janeiro – Stronger Together.

By Minister Bruno Dantas, President of the Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU) Organizing the…

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OLACEFS Capacity Building Committee Launches the 2022-2024 OLACEFS Training Plan
October 27, 2022
OLACEFS Continues to Make Progress in the Area of Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination

Over the years, the Latin American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OLACEFS) has developed new spaces and advances in terms of Gender Equality.