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Enhanced Public Sector Efficiency Technical Assistance Loan – Panama

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Completed
Duration from: 2011-03-03
Duration to: 2016-09-30
Total budget (US Dollar): $8000000
DAC Income classification: Upper Middle Income Countries

The main activities in the project sub-component supporting the SAI include the following:  Strengthening of financial management control framework. It supports the modernization process of the financial audit functions moving towards ex-post risk based approach, incorporating modern audit techniques; 
Strengthening of the internal control framework and internal audit function in the public sector.
This activity supports through the SAI Panama (CGR), which has the regulatory authority regarding internal audit function,  increasing within the public sector the capacity of the internal audit function enhancing internal control and improving public sector management and accountability; Strengthening of CGR’s institutional support functions.
This activity is strengthening the CGR’s support functions such as human resources, information technology and learning management among others, in order to improve its performance and efficiency, through the implementation of new processes, methodologies and systems.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Panama
How the project was initiated
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Director, External Affairs office: Yany E. Chavez R. [email protected]
Source of funding
World Bank
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Svetlana I. Proskurovska [email protected]
Implementing agency(s)
Contraloria General de la Republica (Panama SAI)
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Director, External Affairs office: Yany E. Chavez R. [email protected]
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information
The indicated budget amount is approximate, based on initial project documentation. It may have changed afterwards.