The meeting was hosted by the Polish Ministry of Finance and was chaired by Mr. Artur Radziwill, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Poland.
ANNOTATED AGENDA - GOV/PGC/SBO/A(2015)4
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Thursday, 21 May 2015
Opening by the Meeting Chair, Mr. Artur Radziwiłł, Undersecretary of State, and Mr. Ronnie Downes, Deputy Head, Budgeting & Public Expenditures, OECD Secretariat followed by Delegates’ Introductions.
Welcome Address by Mr. Mateusz Szczurek, Minister of Finance, Poland.
SESSION 1.1-- Budgeting for Fiscal Space I:
Economic forecasting and medium-term budgetary frameworks
SESSION 1.2 -- Budgeting for Fiscal Space II:
Spending Reviews in theory and in practice
SESSION 2 (Parallel sessions)
Putting Inclusive, Accessible and Participative Budgeting into Practice
PARALLEL SESSION 2.A
Progressing from Budget Transparency to Accessibility to Participation
Chair: Ms. Maya Gusarova, PEMPAL, World Bank.
PARALLEL SESSION 2.B
Inclusive Budgetary Governance for Inclusive Growth:
Feedback / Consultation on the OECD Draft Recommendation on Gender Equality
Chair: Ms. Camila Vammalle, Economist, OECD Secretariat.
SESSION 2.C -- Reports from Parallel Sessions
SESSION 3 -- Budgeting for Healthcare – Long-Term Sustainability Challenges
Friday, 22 May 2015
SESSION 4.A -- Performance Budgeting (A) – Identifying international "Best Practices"
Chair: Ms. Marta Postuła, Deputy Director of State Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Poland.
SESSION 4.B -- Performance Budgeting (B) – Breakout Sessions
• addressing the key pitfalls and challenges of performance budgeting based upon country experiences;
• integrating performance budgeting with whole-of-government strategic objectives and development goals;
• promoting stronger engagement by parliamentarians, and across public administration more broadly, with the performance budgeting process;
• the scope for greater international harmonisation in the use of Key National Indicators and other performance-budgeting practices.
SESSION 4.C -- Performance Budgeting (C) – Reports from Breakout Sessions
SESSION 5 -- Public Governance of Infrastructure
SESSION 6 -- Proposals for future work programme