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On 28-29 June, 2012, the SBO network on health expenditures held a joint meeting with the WHO in Tallinn, Estonia on the “Financial Sustainability of Health Systems in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe".
The Icelandic Ministry of Finance hosted the 33rd annual meeting of OECD Senior Budget Officials. Topics included: restoring public finances; political economy of fiscal consolidation; controlling health care expenditures; and draft principles for independent fiscal institutions.
The objective of senior budget official country reviews is to provide a comprehensive overview of the budget process in the country under examination, to evaluate national experiences in the light of international best practice and to provide specific policy recommendations.
Topics at the 5th annual OECD meeting on public-private partnerships include the role of supreme audit institutions, press treatment of PPPs, and new developments in the accounting framework.
This meeting followed the G8 Deauville Partnership Financial Pillar Co-ordination meeting held in Abu Dhabi in February 2012. The OECD was called to share best practices and to organise a policy dialogue on budget transparency within the framework of its MENA-SBO network
Special topics discussed at the 12th annual symposium on accruals include: accounting for social benefits; making financial statements more useful for end-users; and agency-level financial reporting.
Topics discussed at the 4th annual meeting of OECD Parliamentary Budget Officials and Independent Fiscal Institutions included the Draft Principles for Independent Fiscal Institutions, and legislative institutions for ex post budget oversight.
The 8th annual OECD-Asian Senior Budget Officials meeting took place in Bangkok on 2-3 February 2012.
The meeting opened with a keynote address by the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Thailand, His Excellency Mr. Kittiratt NA-RANONG.
The first meeting of SBO Network on Health Expenditure took place on 21-22 November 2011 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris.