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Budgeting and public expenditures

13th Annual Meeting of Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern & South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO), Paris 6-7 July 2017

 

13th Annual Meeting of Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern & South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO), Paris 6-7 July 2017

OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France
6-7 July 2017

Chair: Peter Stein, Budget Directorate, Ministry of Finance, Netherlands

AGENDA - GOV/PGC/SBO/A(2017)6

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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Opening and Welcome Remarks by Chair and OECD Secretariat
Delegates’ Introductions

SESSION 1 - Roundtable on developments in budgeting
Presentations by:

  • Gelardina Prodani, Secretary General, Ministry of Finance, Albania
  • Hana Zoricic, Head of Department, Ministry of Finance, Croatia
  • Eneken Lipp, Senior Advisor, State Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Estonia
  • Jonas Fallov, Senior Public Sector Specialist, Governance - Europe & Central Asia Region, World Bank

SESSION 2 - Results of the OECD-PEMPAL Survey on Performance Budgeting and developing OECD Best Practices for Performance Budgeting
Presentations by:

  • Ivor Beazley, Senior Policy Analyst, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD
  • Naida Carsimamovic, World Bank Resource Expert, PEMPAL Budget Community of Practice (BCOP)

SESSION 3 - Implementing Spending Reviews: Dilemmas and Choices
Presentations by:

  • Birgit ten Cate, Deputy Head, Bureau for Strategic Analysis, Ministry of Finance, the Netherlands
  • Steffen Bach, Deputy Head of Division, Spending Reviews, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany
  • Hana Zoričić, Head of Department, Ministry of Finance, Croatia

SESSION 4 - Gender Budgeting
Presentations by:

  • Scherie Nicol, Policy Analyst, Budgeting and Public Expenditures, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD
  • Herdis Haraldsdottir, Head of Division, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Iceland
  • Ermira Lubani, Regional Project Manager, Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in South East Europe, UN Women
  • Olena Mykhailenko, Head of Section, State Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Ukraine


Friday, 7 July 2017

Symposium on Promoting Fiscal Transparency
SESSION 5 - Launch of the Toolkit on Budget Transparency
Presentation by:

  • Ronnie Downes, Deputy Head of Division, Budgeting and Public Expenditures, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD
  • Juan Pablo Guerrero Amparán, Network Director, Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT)
  • Lewis Hawke, Head, PEFA Secretariat
  • Vincent Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager, Global Accountancy Profession Support, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

SESSION 6 - How are independent fiscal institutions impacting on the transparency of budgetary processes: perceptions and realities
Presentation by:

  • Michal Horvath, Lecturer in Economics, University of York, founding Member of the Council for Slovak Republic's Council for Budget Responsibility (CBR)

SESSION 7 - Citizen’s budgets – enhancing public engagement
Presentations by:

  • Anna Belenchuk, Ministry of Finance, Russian Federation, Chair, Executive Committee, PEMPAL Budget Community of Practice (BCOP)
  • Maya Gusarova, World Bank Senior Public Sector Specialist and Resource Expert for PEMPAL Budget Community of Practice (BCOP) and Deanna Aubrey, World Bank Public Finance Management Adviser for PEMPAL

SESSION 8 - Report on Relevant Activities and Future Work
Presentation by:

  • Ronnie Downes, Deputy Head of Division, Budgeting and Public Expenditures, Directorate for Public Governance, OECD

 

 

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