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Uruguay – Feasibility study to set up a “Communication and Citizen Participation” unit to strengthen fiscal control and public value creation (1 year)

Beneficiary level: Country
Project status: Proposed (Expression of interest)
Duration from: 2014-08-01
Duration to: 2015-08-01
Total budget (US Dollar): $100000
DAC Income classification: Upper Middle Income Countries

The proposed project intends to improve communication and stakeholder management, and strengthen participation of citizens and civil society in fiscal control of public funds. The aim is to make the public more aware of what the SAI does, and to strengthen the SAIs control activities and impact. The intervention is planned to include promotion and advertising campaigns in the press and towards educational institutions and entities that manage public funds. Activities to make the language in audit reports more understandable for the public and press is also intended. Further, a citizen complaint system is planned, so that citizens can become part of the control system and the eyes of the SAI in the fight against corruption. SAI Uruguay has already visited SAI Paraguay with the objective to learn about communication and participation tools they apply.

SAIs connected to this project

  • Uruguay
How the project was initiated
Global Call 2013
Gender Relevance
Has the project/activity as an objective “the strengthening of the SAI Institutional Framework/ Independence”?
Contact person: Beneficiary SAI/Region/Committee
Alicia Lopez, Director of International Affairs. Tel: +598 29161032, extension 246 email: [email protected] ; and Olga Santinelli, Internal Auditor. Tel: +598 29161032 extension 220, email: [email protected]
Source of funding
Other Source of funding
Contact person: Provider of support
Implementing agency(s)
The SAI of Paraguay is proposed as implementing partner
Contact person: Implementing partner(s)
Type of support
Stand alone project
Support modality
Support categories covered
Other form of support
Is support based on beneficiary SAI/INTOSAI region Strategic Plan?
Link to related projects/programs
No related projects/programs
Any other information