The Luxembourg Ministry of Finance hosted the 32nd annual meeting of OECD Senior Budget Officials. Main topics included an overview of the Luxembourg budgeting system and consolidation plans to restore public finances in OECD countries.
The 3rd annual meeting of the OECD network of parliamentary budget officials (PBO) was held in Stockholm, 28-29 April 2011. The meeting was chaired by Anna Kinberg Batra, MP, Chair of the Finance Committee of the Swedish Parliament.
The 4th annual OECD meeting on public-private partnerships (PPPs) was held on 24-25 March 2011 in Paris.
The 11th annual OECD public sector accruals symposium was held on 3-4 March 2011 in Paris. A special topic this year was the IPSASB conceptual framework for general purpose financial reporting.
The OECD is joining forces with Mexico’s biggest state-owned enterprises, the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) to reinforce the efficiency, transparency and competitiveness of their procurement procedures.
Two workshop were held in Moscow on the topic of regulatory impact assessment in Russia, enabling an exposure to different approaches used in some leading OECD countries.
The Guide for state and municipal public servants provides concrete recommendations of high impact reforms that can be implemented in the short term.
The 2010 annual meeting of the Public Employment and Management Working Party (PEMWP) built on the discussions and the communiqué of the OECD Public Governance Committee at Ministerial level that took place in Venice on 15 November 2010.
Under the work programme with Middle East and North African countries (MENA), the third meeting of the OECD-MENA Senior Budget Officials network was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 October-1 November 2010, hosted by the authorities of the United Arab Emirates
In light of the recent financial crisis and the pressing social, environmental and economic challenges facing governments today, this conference offered a timely opportunity to redefine the agenda for regulatory policy with a forward-looking perspective.