The seminar, organized by the PRMM team of the World Bank in collaboration with CONACI –The National Council for Internal Control, has the following objectives: (i) disseminate the results of Internal Control Systems assessments for various states in Brazil; (ii) stimulate discussion and debate to generate initiatives and actions aimed at strengthening the internal control environment; and (iii) discuss various options to establish partnerships, among the interested stakeholders, to support these initiatives and actions.
i) The May 27th event will count on the participation of approximately 60 participants, representing the various internal control agencies(CGE’s) of the Brazilian government (both at the national and sub-national level). During this event, the IA-CM for the Public Sector will be presented; together with the results, analysis and plans of action resulting from the application of this model, in three Pilot CGE’s (in the states of Maranhao, Piaui and Minas Gerais). During this event, we will also discuss and agree on a strategy for the dissemination, replication and application of this model to all other interested states, including the specification of the Quality Assurance/Control arrangements, including peer reviewing.
ii) The event on May 28 and 29 will count on the participation of approximately 80 participants, representing the various internal control agencies (CGE’s) of the Brazilian government (both at the national and sub-national level) and representatives from other federal and sub-national entities, with a vested interest and possessing decision-making powers, to undertake a reform of the internal control system in Brazil. This event will aim to broadly discuss the initiatives and actions required to undertake a reform of the internal control system in Brazil, and get a commitment from all stakeholders to identify and design such actions, activities and initiatives in detail.
The following outcomes are expected:
i) A resolution from CONACI, to regulate the application of the IA-CM including the format, methods, processes, etc. to be followed: Agreement should also be reached, on the prioritization of states, to receive training and perform the self-assessment.
ii) Letter of Brasília – to be signed by all stakeholders to signal their commitment to work together, to identify and design such actions, activities and initiatives in detail needed for the strengthening of the internal control system in Brazil.