The 9th OECD-Asian Senior Budget Officials meeting took place in Bangkok on 13-14 December 2012. The meeting was hosted by the Thai Bureau of the Budget and co-chaired by Mr. David TUNE, Department of Finance and Deregulation, Australia, and Mr. Voravidh CHAMPEERATANA, Director, Bureau of the Budget, Office of the Prime Minister, Thailand. His Excellency Mr. Kittiratt NA-RANONG, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Thailand, delivered the keynote address.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Keynote Address by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Thailand, His Excellency Mr. Kittiratt NA-RANONG
Opening remarks by:
Roundtable on Recent Budgeting Developments in Asia
Presentations by Mr. Peter SAUNDERS, Department of Finance and Deregulation, Australia, Mrs. Dwi MARTANI, Government Accounting Standards Committee, Ministry of Finance, Indonesia (and background document), Mr. Thanapat REUNGSRI, Bureau of the Budget, Prime Minister's office, Thailand.
Economic Situation in Europe
Presentation by Mr. Christian KASTROP, Director, Public Finance, Macroeconomics and Research, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany; and former Chair, Economic Policy Committee, European Union.
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP’s): From Lessons to Principles
Presentation by Mr. Ian HAWKESWORTH, OECD Secretariat
[Background documents: C(2012)86 - Draft Recommendation of the Council on Principles for Public Governance of Public-Private Partnerships; GOV/PGC/SBO(2012)8 - Public Private Partnership Governance in Indonesia: Policy, Process and Structure].
Friday 14 December 2012
Fiscal Challenges of Health Care
Presentations by Mr. Geert VAN MAANEN, the Chair of the Joint Network; Secretary-General, the Netherlands’ Ministry of Health; former Secretary-General, Netherlands’ Ministry of Finance and Mr. Buddhima TRAKARNAVANICH, Bureau of the Budget, Prime Minister's office, Thailand.
Renewal of Budgetary Institutions and Processes
Presentation by Mr. Jon BLONDAL, OECD Secretariat.
IMF Fiscal Transparency Update
Presentation by Mr. Mario PESSOA, IMF.
Report by the OECD and Future Work Programme