EUROSAI. Magazine N26 - 2021

Magazine No. 26 - 2021 117 Studies and other articles The year 2020 brought great challenges to Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), Technical Bodies and sub-regional groups of OLACEFS. As a result, the members and bodies of the Regional Organization felt the need to rethink and modify their activities, while continuing to work together and share knowledge to build their capacities. This was achieved through the available technologies and innovative methodologies and the efforts made by the members of OLACEFS, thus demonstrating their resilience. Main activities in the context of the pandemic: Organization of OLACEFS Virtual Board Meetings and General Assembly 2020 The LXXI Meeting of the Board of Directors marked a historic milestone for the Regional Organization, as it was the first meeting of its kind to be held in virtual format. The LXXII Meeting of the Board of Directors and the 2020 General Assembly were also held in the same format. Likewise, the Sub-regional Groups of OLACEFS, the Central American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (OCCEFS) and the Audit Institutions of Mercosur and Associated Countries (EFSUR) also held their Annual Meetings and Encounters in virtual format. Organization of webinars and meetings to share experiences regarding the pandemic and the Webinar Series The COVID-19 Webinar Series was launched in 11 sessions on 20 April 2020. A second series of webinars for OLACEFS Committees, Commissions and Working Parties began on 8 July and involved a total of 9 sessions. The OCCEFS and its Capacity Building Committee organized the webinar series titled "Experiences of SAIs during the COVID-19 health emergency" Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Peru Presidency of the Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions - OLACEFS THE VALUE OF WORKING TOGETHER AT OLACEFS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 18 MAY 2021 LXXII MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS