This conference offers a timely opportunity to rethink the approach to regional growth and define new strategic directions for regional policy.
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
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This is the issue paper in Italian for the OECD Forum "Building Resilient Regions after a Natural Disaster: Abruzzo 2030" being held on 17 March 2012.
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.
The OECD Working Party of Senior Budget Officials (SBO) has created a network of parliamentary budget officials (PBO).
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.
How can impact assessments foster horizontal co-ordination within governments? What is the role of an “integrated” impact assessment? Delegates at this workshop discussed how to better institutionalise evidence-based decision-making processes in governments.
25 delegates from 16 countries, and a representative from the European Commission participated in the first meeting of the Observatory’s Task Force. The meeting provided a valuable opportunity to discuss the strategic directions and initial activities of the Observatory. At the end of the meeting, Task Force members supported the nomination of Canada and France as Co-chairs of the Task Force.
The objective of this seminar was to facilitate the implementation of administrative simplification strategies in MENA countries and to deepen the knowledge about the use of ICT-tools and consultation processes with stakeholders.
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.