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SAI: Costa Rica

WB Economic Classification: Upper Middle Income Countries
SAI Main Characteristics:

Type of SAI: Westminster model

Size: 688 staff

Structure: 4 divisions, see organogram

Strategic Plan: 

Website: cgr.go.cr

 

Contraloría General de la República


Capacity development activities

Projects registered in the SAI Capacity database

Ben. level
Project name
Status
Regional
SDG Preparedness Audit for Implementation of SDGs 5 (Gender Equality)
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 89182
Duration from 2017-08-31
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Audit of gender issues or Sustainable Development Goal 5 audit
Global
IDI/ Director General, Strategic Support Unit and Administration
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, Swedish National Audit Office, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 4091114
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/ Global Foundations
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Austria, Government of Ireland, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, Office of the Auditor General of Norway, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 3517886
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Professional SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding European Commission, Government of Canada, Government of Norway, Government of Sweden, IDI basket funds, UK Department of International Development
Total budget (in US $) $ 11217714
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
IDI/Relevant SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding
Total budget (in US $) $ 9687780
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Well-governed SAIs Workstream
Ongoing
Source of funding Government of Canada, IDI basket funds, Switzerland State Security for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Total budget (in US $) $ 15465406
Duration from 2019-01-01
Duration to 2023-12-31
Support Categories covered Institutional gender capacity, Organisational capacity, External Stakeholder Relations
Global
Supreme Audit Institutions Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) Global Programme
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1461241
Duration from 2016-01-01
Duration to 2018-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits, Administrative Services, External Stakeholder Relations
Global
Effective Institutions Platform Engagement Practices Between Supreme Audit Institutions and External Actors: Mechanisms, Risks and Benefits
Ongoing
Source of funding
Total budget (in US $) $
Duration from 2013-02-01
Duration to 2017-08-01
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations
Regional
Effective Institutions Platform Learning Alliance on Supreme Audit Institutions and Citizen Engagement in Latin America
Ongoing
Source of funding Other
Total budget (in US $) $
Duration from 2013-01-01
Duration to 2018-01-01
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations
Global
Effective Institutions Platform Supreme Audit Institutions and Stakeholder Engagement Practices: A Stocktaking Report
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $
Duration from 2013-02-01
Duration to 2014-09-01
Support Categories covered External Stakeholder Relations
Regional
OLACEFS Innovation Workshop in Brasilia 2016 (RG-T2817)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 24300
Duration from 2016-09-28
Duration to 2016-09-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, Other Specialized Audits
Regional
Mechanism for the Professional Accreditation in Fiscal Public Control (RG-T1517)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 400000
Duration from 2008-12-15
Duration to 2013-11-11
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits
Regional
Workshop on the Supreme Audit Institution Performance Measurement Framework (SAI PMF) held in Costa Rica (RG-T2511)
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 24789
Duration from 2014-09-01
Duration to 2014-09-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Global
IDI/SAI Fighting Corruption Programme2016-2018
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1019111
Duration from 2016-01-01
Duration to 2018-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, External Stakeholder Relations, Other form of support
Global
IDI/Auditing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2016-2019
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1453324
Duration from 2016-03-01
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Performance audit
Global
IDI/3i Programme (ISSAI Implementation Initiative) 2012-2019
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 4520452
Duration from 2012-01-01
Duration to 2019-12-31
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Global
IDI/Enhancing eLearning Capacity programme 2015-2020
Ongoing
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1191902
Duration from 2015-01-01
Duration to 2020-12-30
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Global
IDI/SAI Young Leaders Programme 2017-2018
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 695468
Duration from 2017-01-01
Duration to 2018-12-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity
Global
CCAF International Legislative Audit Asisstance Programme
Completed
Source of funding Government of Canada
Total budget (in US $) $ 8222095
Duration from 2007-07-17
Duration to 2012-05-31
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Performance audit
Regional
Central America SAIs’ Institutional capacities development
Completed
Source of funding World Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 500000
Duration from 2012-01-21
Duration to 2015-06-13
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Financial audit
Country
Strengthen the technical capacity of Costa Rica’s SAI
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 50000
Duration from 2013-07-25
Duration to 2014-06-30
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit
Regional
Professional Certification Program for SAIs in Latin America and the Caribbean
Completed
Source of funding Inter-American Development Bank
Total budget (in US $) $ 400000
Duration from 2008-12-15
Duration to 2013-11-11
Support Categories covered Financial audit, Compliance Audit, Performance audit, IT Audit, Other Specialized Audits
Global
IDI/Support to INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC) 2012-2017
Completed
Source of funding IDI basket funds
Total budget (in US $) $ 1068681
Duration from 2012-04-15
Duration to 2017-12-01
Support Categories covered Organisational capacity, Other form of support

SAI Performance

SAI PMF Assessments

PEFA Assessments

(Indicators related to SAI are indicators 29.2,30,31)[2010-10-31][2016-09-30]

Open Budget Index

(Questions related to SAI are questions AR, 97-102, 118-124, 139-142)[2017-12-31]