8th annual meeting of OECD-CESEE Senior Budget Officials
The Estonian Ministry of Finance hosted the 8th annual meeting of senior budget officials from central, eastern and south-eastern Europe (CESEE). The meeting was chaired by Ivana Jakir-Bajo, Director, State Budget Execution, Ministry of Finance, Croatia.
Round table on recent institutional developments in budgeting -- Presentations by the delegates from the Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian and Romanian ministries of Finances.
Lessons learned from the fiscal crisis and the recovery endeavours -- Presentations by Alexander Lehmann, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, reaction by Veiko Tali, Ministry of Finance of Estonia.
Panel: Budgeting in the circumstances of austerity measures and slower economic growth -- Presentations by Knut Klepsvik, OECD Secretariat, Ian Hawkesworth, OECD Secretariat, Ivar Sikk, Budget Director, Estonia.
Joint session OECD-CESEE Senior Budget Officials / OECD-WHO on Financial sustainability of health systems in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (See: GOV/PGC/SBO(2012)3)
The role of the budget office in maintaining the financial sustainability of health systems -- Presentations by Hanno Pevkur, Minister of Social Affairs, Estonia, Tamas Evetovits, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Edwin Lau, OECD Secretariat.