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Consejo de Educación Superior (CES - Council of Higher Education)

image by Ivan Sache, 13 July 2018

Consejo de Educación Superior (CES - Council of Higher Education) aims at the planning, regulation and coordination of Sistema de Educación Superior (Higher Education System) and at the connection of the system with the Executive and the Ecuadorian society.
Source: http://www.ces.gob.ec/
CES website

The flag of CES is white with the council's emblem.
Photos
http://www.ces.gob.ec/index.php?option=com_sobipro&pid=374&sid=380:Dra-Catalina-Velez-Verdugo-PhD&Itemid=424
http://www.elcomercio.com/tendencias/universidadtecnicadecotopaxi-intervencion-consejodeeducacionsuperrior-educacionsuperior-ceaaces.html
http://ecuadoruniversitario.com/de-instituciones-del-estado/ces/catalina-velez-verdugo-la-nueva-presidenta-del-consejo-educacion-superior/
Ivan Sache, 13 July 2018


Ministerio Público (Public Ministry)

image by Eugene Ipavec, 26 August 2009

I spotted the flag of the Ministerio Público (Public Ministry), in an online article According to website, the Ministerio Público oversees all the Judicial System. However when you see the Ministers Cabinet, I don't see anywhere the "Ministerio Público" listed there.
I know there was a Constitutional reform very recently, but the online version does not specify any Ministry, so there's the question of debate of whether the Ministerio Público still exists today or was modified into some other institution.
E.R., 26 August 2009


Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas (Ministry of Transportation and Public Works)

image by Zoltan Horvath, 30 December 2013

The flag is a white horizontal flag, with the logo to the hoist, below the initials MTOP in black capital letters, and right next to the logo one can see the words MINISTERIO DE in black capital letters, then below TRANSPORTE Y in black capital letters and below OBRAS PUBLICAS, also in black capital letters, as seen on these images:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8020/7704662382_357cf8e4d0_b.jpg ,
http://www.flickr.com/photos/obraspublicasecuador/11355521903/  and
http://www.flickr.com/photos/obraspublicasecuador/11355239725/
(Source: http://www.flickr.com/people/obraspublicasecuador/ )
For additional information, go to: Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas (official website)
Esteban Rivera, 30 December 2013

I saw more images of this flag when text written with Arial font style instead of a Stecil-like one.
Zoltan Horvath, 30 December 2013


Fiscalía de la República (Attorney of the Republic)

image by Eugene Ipavec, 22 August 2009 

Yesterday during an edition of RCN tv news I spotted the flag of the Fiscalía de la República (Attorney of the Republic), of Ecuador. The flag is a black background with the logo in the middle. You can see the flag in this online article.
For additional information see official website at www.fiscalia.gov.ec.
E.R., 22 August 2009


Procuraduría General del Estado (States's General Ombudsman)

On July 31 I saw this image from the local newspaper El Ciudadano  showing three flags, from left to right: UFE 1, Ecuador, UFE 2. Since the news was reported by the newspaper in Quito, Pichincha Province, I thought that one of the two UFE's might be of the city of Quito, or the Pichincha Province, but clearly it is not the case. The news was a conference by the Ecuadorian Procurador (Ombudsman) regarding the process of money laundering in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Then again, checked the Amsterdam flag, and again, it does not match any of the two UFE's in the picture mentioned above.
However, looking at the government entity mentioned in the article, Procuraduría General del Estado (States' General Ombudsman), its symbols do not match either of the two UFE's.
The Procuraduría has the following symbols:
- flag: http://andes.info.ec/media/2010/03/procurador-300x225.jpg
- logo: http://andes.info.ec/media/2010/02/procuradur%C3%ADa.png  and
http://www.pge.gov.ec/admin/fck/FCKeditor/editor/dialog/Browser.jsp?sort=1&file=%2Fvar%2Fwww%2Fhtml%2Fpge%2Fimages%2Fupload%2F82aniversario.jpg
The official website is: http://www.pge.gov.ec/
Esteban Rivera, 15 August 2010


Secretaria de Gestion de Riesgos (SNGR - Secretariat of Risk Management)

image by Ivan Sache, 12 June 2018

Secretaria de Gestion de Riesgos (SNGR - Secretariat of Risk Management) is a decentralized governmental organism in charge of the protection of people and collectivities against the negative effects of disasters of natural or anthropogenic origin, through the implementation of policies, strategies and norms.
Source: SNCR website

The flag of SNGR is white with the organism's emblem. Maybe different versions of the emblem coexist.
Photos:
http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/mia-la-mochila-destaco-la-importancia-de-la-cultura-de-prevencion-en-el-canton-cayambe-provincia-de-pichincha/
http://deprimeramano.ec/archivos/6431
http://www.ecuavisa.com/articulo/noticias/nacional/122899-gobierno-acepta-renuncia-maria-del-pilar-cornejo-como-secretaria

The emblem, featuring a seismographic record, recalls that the main risks in Ecuador are represented by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Ivan Sache, 12 June 2018


Superintendencia de Bancos y Seguros

"Superintendencia de Bancos y Seguros" (SUPERBAN) is the organism in charge of the supervising of the bank operations in Ecuador. After the proclamation of independence of the country in 1830, a first Law on Currency of the Republic of Ecuador was promulgated in 1832 to regulate currency minting. The Law on Hypothecary Banks was passed in 1869, completed in 1899 by the Law on the Banks, regulating the bank operations in the country.
An Executive Decree passed in 1914 created the office of Fiscal Commissioner of the Banks, in charge of the supervision of the banks, especially of printing and release of banknotes. A mission led by Pr. Edwin Walter Kemmerer (1875-1945, an economist from Princeton University known as the "Money Doctor") in 1925-1927 prompted the total revamping of the monetary system of Ecuador, which was made in 1927 with several new laws on banks and the management of public affairs. A part of the reform was the creation of the "Superintendencia de Bancos", set up on 6 September 1927.
The flag of SUPERBAN can be seen, partially, on different photos that allow a credible reconstruction of the flag. The flag is horizontally divided medium blue-dark blue-medium blue, the three fields being separated by a thin yellow fimbriation. The flag is bordered by a white fringe. The upper stripe is charged with "REPUBLICA DEL ECUADOR", in white letters, the acute accent on the "U" of "REPÚBLICA" being omitted. The central stripe is charged with the full name of the organism, in bigger letters than above, surmounted by the SUPERBAN emblem, all in white. The lower stripe seems to be without any charge.
The emblem of SUPERBAN shows an open book inscribed with "LEY" and a rooster on the right side of the book.
Sources: SUPERBAN website, Photo gallery on Flickr, by "fotospresidencia2", press conference held on 26 March 2007: photos of interest here, here, here and here. Photo gallery of the Presidency of the Republic of Ecuador on Flickr, meeting held on 25 April 2007: photo of interest here.
Ivan Sache, 10 January 2010


Superintendencia de Compañías

"Superintendente de Compañías, SUPERCÍAS (an acronym for SUPER (Superintendency) and COMPAÑÍAS (Shortened to Cías.) (English: "Companies Superintendency") is in charge of controlling activities for companies, societies, securities and insurance. It seems also that the SUPERBAN has transferred its control activities of securities and insurance to the SUPERCIAS, hence there also seems to be a new logo (https://portal.supercias.gob.ec/wps/estilosMenu/images/super.png) stating the organization's purpose as "Superintendencia de Compañías, Valores y Seguros" (English: Companies, Securities and Insurance Superintendency).
Source: https://portal.supercias.gob.ec/

The flag is a white horizontal background with the logo in the middle as seen here (second flag from left to right):
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DTq5aYYfBHM/maxresdefault.jpg (source). Notice that this flag only incorporates the SUPERCIAS logo when it was in charge of Companies only, and not its current full scope (adding Securities and Insurance), so it might lead to think that a new flag exists according to the new scope of the institution.

For additional information go to SUPERCIAS (official website): https://www.supercias.gob.ec/
Esteban Rivera, 30 July 2018