The Governmental Accounting Forum of Latin America, in its fourth edition, was organized by the National Accounting Office of the Republic of Panama at the Bristol Hotel Panama City on August 16, 17 and 18, 2017. Participants included General Accountants and/or Accounting Directors from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. It was attended by delegations from the IMF, IDB, World Bank and members of the IPSAS Committee.


Team from Ecuador and the Inter-American Development Bank

Panama receives the MEF team from Ecuador and the Inter-American Development Bank in order to learn about Panama's experience in implementing SAP.

The National Accounting Department of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Panama, in charge of implementing the project of a financial management system, called ISTMO (Integration and Technological Solutions of the Operational Management Model), prepared two working days with the delegation of Ecuador, in order to make known the current state of the system and its experience as a country.

The agenda included presenting the following:



The Office of the General Counsel of the Nation Presides the Second Meeting "Forum of Government Accountants of Latin America" (FOCAL)

Bogotá DC, March 11, 2015. The Government Accountants of Latin America, the IDB, the WB and the IMF recognized and exalted the management of the National Accounts of the Nation of the Republic of Colombia headed by Dr. Pedro Luis Bohórquez Ramírez and, The interest of this country in building and strengthening capacities in accounting and financial training that contribute to transparency and good governance practices; For that reason they designated him like President of the Network of Government Accountants of Latin America.