Budgeting and public expenditures

Special session of MENA-OECD Senior Budget Officials (MENA-SBO) on budget transparency (March 2012)



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The Special Session of the MENA-OECD Senior Budget Officials on "Budget Transparency" was held on 7 March 2012 in Paris.


The meeting, organised back to back with the 12th annual OECD Public Sector Accruals Symposium, was chaired by Mark Reger, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury.





Session 1

Lead presentation by Jón Ragnar Blöndal, Head of the Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, OECD (GOV), on the OECD Best Practices for Budget Transparency.


Session 2

Presentation by Martin Forst, Head of the Governance Reviews and Partnerships Division, OECD (GOV), on economic governance and transparency.


Report of the meeting


List of participants


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