Budgeting and public expenditures

9th Annual Meeting of Middle East and North Africa Senior Budget Officials (MENA-SBO), Kuwait City, 12-13 October 2016

 

9th Annual Meeting of Middle East and North Africa Senior Budget Officials (MENA-SBO)

Kuwait City, Kuwait

12-13 October 2016

 

Co-Chairs:  Mr. Waeel Al-MUTAWA, Director, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait and Mr. Martin KELLENERS, Director, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany

 

AGENDA – GOV/PGC/SBO/A(2016)6

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

  • Opening by Co-Chairs and OECD Secretariat
  • Delegates’ Introductions
  • Keynote Address by Mr. Khalifa HAMADAH, Undersecretary, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait

SESSION 1 -- Roundtable on Recent Budgeting Developments in the Middle East and North Africa

Presentations by:

  • Mr. Waeel AL-MUTAWA, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait
  • Mr. Adnan Wahab ISSHAQ, Ministry of Finance, Bahrain
  • Mr. Simon MIBRATHU, Ministry of Budget, Djibouti
  • Ms. Fatma EL-ASHMAWY, Ministry of Finance, Egypt

SESSION 1.1. -- The Need for Fiscal Adjustement in the Region

Keynote addresses by:

  • Mr. Peter THURLOW, Expert
  • Mr. Waeel AL-MUTAWA, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait

SESSION 2 -- Getting More from Public Services: Performance Budgeting and spending Reviews

Presentations by:

  • Ms. Amel FEKI, Ministry of Finance, Tunisia
  • Mr. Jon BLÖNDAL, GOV-BUD OECD

SESSION 3 --Improving Transparency and Usefulness of Fiscal Reports: Practices and Reform Experiences

Presentation by:

  • Ms. Delphine MORETTI, GOV-BUD, OECD

Thursday, 13 October 2016

SESSION 4 -- Fiscal Transparency: Defining Institutions’ Functions and Responsibilities

Presentations by:

  • Mr. Waeel AL MUTAWA, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait 
  • Ms. Delphine MORETTI, GOV-BUD, OECD
  • Mr. Richard ADORJAN, Ministry of Finance, Hungary

SESSION 5 -- Financial Discipline and Accountability: Enhancing the Role of Line Ministries

Presentation by:

  • Mr. Jon BLÖNDAL, GOV-BUD, OECD

SESSION 6 -- Financial Integrity: Internal Control and Risk Management

Presentations by:

  • Mr. Ebrahim HUSSAIN, Ministry of Finance, Kuwait
  • Ms. Amira TLILLI, GOV-GRP, OECD

SESSION 7 -- Report by the OECD and Future Work Programme

Presentation by:

  • Mr. Jon BLÖNDAL, GOV-BUD, OECD

 

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