Conectas appointed to advisory body of Government Accountability Office
Council on Transparency, Integrity and Combating Corruption (CTICC) has 11 government representatives and 30 civil society representatives
CTICC é formado por órgãos governamentais e integrantes da sociedade civil. Foto: Divulgação
Conectas is one of the civil society organizations appointed by the Government Accountability Office to serve on the Council on Transparency, Integrity and Combating Corruption (CTICC).
Camila Asano, executive director of Conectas, will be the organization’s representative on the council. The nomination was published in the Federal Gazette on Tuesday, June 27. See the list of appointed members here.
The CTICC is an advisory body linked to the Government Accountability Office, a federal government agency responsible for the defense of public property, transparency and combating corruption, and its job is to promote transparency and integrity and combat corruption in Brazil. It is formed by 41 members, of whom 11 are government representatives and 30 are civil society representatives.
The members of the CTICC who represent civil society are nominated and appointed by the head of the Government Accountability Office for an initial term of two years, which may be renewed for another two years. These members are chosen from among representatives of civil society organizations and social movements and among Brazilian citizens who are adults with proven good standing and recognized experience in matters related to the council’s responsibilities.