Budget directors from OECD member countries have been meeting regularly since 1980 in the Working Party of Senior Budget Officials, colloquially known as the SBO.
The OECD Senior Budget Officials regional network for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO) was established in 2004 in The Hague. The first meeting included budget directors and other senior officials from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States.
9th meeting (Riga, Latvia, 27 - 28 June 2013)
8th meeting (Tallinn, Estonia, 28 - 29 June 2012)
7th meeting (Zagreb, Croatia, 30 June - 1 July 2011)
6th meeting (Budva, Montenegro, 23-24 September 2010)
5th meeting (St.Petersburg, Russian Federation, 25-26 June 2009)
4th meeting (Bucharest, Romania, 9-10 April 2008)
3rd meeting (Vilnius, Lithuania, 21-23 March 2007)
2nd meeting (Ljubljana, Slovenia, 16-17 February 2006)
1st meeting (The Hague, Netherlands, 10-11 November 2004)