Transcript of "Gema aragones,icgfm accountability english"
24th Annual ICGFM International Conference<br />Public Financial Management in the Era of “The New Normal”<br />Social Control Mechanisms for Greater Transparency and Accountability<br />Gema Aragones-Novoa<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Strengthen Control Systems<br />PUBLIC SECTOR CONTROL ENVIRONMENT<br />SOCIAL CONTROL<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE MECIP: Paraguay Standard Model of Internal Control<br />Internal control framework model that establishes internal control in Paraguay institutions<br />Unifies and integrates control criteria<br />Ensures comprehensive control over the management of public institutions<br />Promotes continuous improvement<br />Facilitates the achievement of organizational objectives<br />Promotes citizen participation and social control<br />Implementation of the MECIP in 12 public institutions of Paraguay<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE MECIP COMPONENTS: Information and Communication <br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Social Control<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Regional and Local Health Councils<br />Law 1032/1996 creates Paraguay National Health System. 3 levels of citizen participation:<br /><ul><li>The Councils are formed by municipal authorities, health institutions and civil society organizations.</li></li></ul><li>SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Regional and Local Health Councils - Evolution<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Financing<br />Ministry of Finance<br />Ministry of Health<br />Funds<br />Regional Government<br />Funds<br /> Local Government<br />Health Region <br />Others<br />Regional and Local Health Centers<br />Other Resources<br />Health Center or Regional Hospital <br />Goods and services<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Office of Support for Citizen Control. CGR<br />Objectives<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Access to Information<br />Citizens have the right to seek and ask for information and be informed<br /> Access to information is essential for citizen empowerment<br />“Citizens ask, <br />The Office of the Controllers General responds”<br />The Office organizes public hearings to present accountability reports in order to promote transparency, efficiency and integrity<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Training <br /><ul><li>The Officeprovides training to citizens and civil society organizations to strengthen their capacity and skills to oversight public management for greater transparency
The Office supports social control and participation activities of the civil society organizations</li></li></ul><li>SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Citizen Oversight Activities<br /><ul><li>The Office promotes sustainable citizen participation in governance through the engagement of civil society watchdog groups.
The Office engages citizens in social audits activities</li></li></ul><li>SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE Complaints System<br /><ul><li>Complaints report potential fraud, waste or abuse of public funds and can be either verbal or in writing
The Office receives and tracks complaints, identifies recurring issues and ensures that all relevant parties are notified. It also provides feedback to the citizen</li></li></ul><li>SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE What we do<br />
SOCIAL CONTROL: PARAGUAY EXPERIENCE<br />THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION!!!!<br />
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