The Working Group on Governance of Public Finance includes the MENA-OECD Network of Senior Budget Officials. It promotes broad reforms to inter alia modernise governance structures and operations, strengthen regional and international partnerships, and sustain economic growth throughout the MENA region. The objective of the MENA Initiative is to strengthen countries' capacity to design and implement policy reforms and facilitate policy dialogue and sharing of experience among policy makers from MENA countries and their OECD counterparts.
The Governance of Public Finance component of the MENA Initiative is chaired by Ms. Lamia Moubayed Bissat, Director of the Institute of Finance, Lebanon, and co-chaired by Mr. Mårten Blix, Director, Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Sweden.
The material listed below comprises publications and background documents designed to support the work on Governance of Public Finance.
· Background documents
To know more about the OECD work on budgeting, please refer to the OECD Public Budgeting and Expenditures webpage.
Special session of MENA-OECD Senior Budget Officials on "Budget Transparency
" (Paris, 7 March 2012)
- 4th meeting of the MENA-OECD network of Senior Budget Officials (Beirut, Lebanon, 21-22 September 2011)
- 3rd meeting of the MENA-OECD network of Senior Budget Officials (Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 October-1 November 2010)