The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Cláudio Castro, received the minister of the Federal Audit Court (TCU) Vital do Rêgo last Thursday (2/9), at Palácio Guanabara, in the state capital. Minister Vital went to Castro in search of partnership and support for holding the XXIV International Congress of Superior Audit Institutions (Incosai), which will be held in the city of Rio between November 7 and 11, 2022.
The minister highlighted the recognized experience of the State of Rio de Janeiro in holding major international events, such as the World Cup, Rio+20, the Olympics, World Youth Day, among others. And it reinforced the charisma and receptivity of the Carioca people to welcome foreigners in the most varied moments and situations.
In a receptive tone, Cláudio Castro highlighted the importance of holding an international event such as Incosai in the state capital, at which time delegations from more than 190 countries will debate ways to improve the performance of their institutions in the inspection of public resources. The governor also offered to collaborate with the success of the congress, especially with security and with the provision of public facilities in the state to carry out different activities included in the program.
To seal the commitment, a cooperation agreement between the TCU and the Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro will be signed in the coming days.
Cooperation with the Municipality of Rio – Still under the administration of Minister José Mucio Monteiro, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Court and the Municipality of Rio. In this agreement, the City Hall of Rio committed to providing the venue for the congress, the SulAmérica Convention Center. The terms of cooperation were endorsed in April this year, during the administration of Minister Ana Arraes, with the current mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes.
With the ratification of the agreement, the City Hall of Rio also committed itself to offering public facilities to carry out the various activities that make up the congress. Municipal Guard scouts will also accompany the displacements between the event’s locations. The cultural program will also be in charge of the City Hall of Rio.
The Congress – The International Congress of Supreme Audit Institutions (Incosai) inaugurates the activities of the TCU at the head of the Presidency of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (Intosai). The 24th edition of Incosai will be guided by two themes: “The work of Supreme Audit Institutions in the context of public calamity” and “Global voice, global result and far-reaching impact”.
In a letter to the participants, the president Ana Arraes reinforced that the holding of the event and the leadership of Intosai imply benefits that go beyond integration and the exchange of experiences. For the minister, Incosai “provides the development of tools and initiatives that, in the long term, benefit the organization and the community as a whole”.
According to the president, the congress will take place at a “crucial moment”, since the Covid-19 pandemic is not completely overcome, which reinforces the importance of international cooperation and the union of SAIs from different countries in search of solutions. that have to be adopted jointly.