Office of the Inspector General (Brazil)
The office of the Inspector General of the Union (Portuguese: Controladoria-Geral da União, abbreviated CGU) is a branch of the Brazilian federal government tasked with assisting the president regarding the treasury and public assets and the government's transparency policies. These tasks are carried out by way of public audits, fraud deterrence procedures, and other sort of internal control, corruption prevention, and ombudsman activities. It is also the central body of the Federal Government Internal Control System, responsible for supervising, managing, and regulating the offices of the government.
The Inspector General (Ministro-chefe da Controladoria-Geral da União) is appointed by the president and serves as a member of the Brazilian cabinet. The present Inspector General is Jorge Hage.
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