"Working globally with governments, organizations, and individuals, the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management is dedicated to improving financial management, so governments may better serve their citizens, by providing opportunities for professional development and information exchange." We do this principally through our biannual conferences, DC forums and Journal.




2014 Winter Training Conference
December 1-3, 2014
The International Monetary Fund
Washington, DC, USA

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Upcoming Forums:

September 10, 2014 November 5, 2014
October 1, 2014  

Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Current News

July 22, 2014

ICGFM Board Member Highlight

Nihal Sri Ameresekere, Individual Member, Sri Lanka

Nihal Sri Ameresekere, F.C.A., F.C.M.A., C.M.A. C.G.M.A., C.F.E., 66 years, has over 15 years’ experience in auditing, and over 40 years’ in management consultancy, servicing top management in private and public sectors, including rendering services to Presidents of Sri Lanka; having functioned as Senior Consultant on World Bank and USAID projects on economic infrastructure, and as Advisor, Ministry of Finance & Planning, and Chairman, Privatization Commission.


Over the last 20 years he has been engaged in forensic accounting, commercial litigation support services, public interest activities and litigations, including on the Expropriation Bill and fiscal management, accountability and transparency. He is an Associate Member, American Bar Association, and a Member of the Experts’ Panel formulating the Work Plan of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities, promoting and facilitating the implementation of the UN Convention Against Corruption.


He has been a renowned Lecturer in financial management and management accounting; and has published over 150 articles. He has delivered speeches at international forums.  Recently he signed a MOU with YICAI Foundation, China for a Declaration on Global Responsible Gaming.


He has authored a series of 13 voluminous Books to the global market, published and marketed by AuthorHouse, dealing with real case studies, highlighting investigating economic crime, managing public finance, combatting fraud and corruption, enforcing governance and the rule of law, which have received commendations from international personalities.


May 19-23, 2014

28th Annual International Training Conference


Thank you to all of our Attendees, Speakers, Sponsors and Staff!

You made the 28th Annual International Training Conference a great success!




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Welcome Dinner Cruise on Biscayne Bay




Miami Marlins Park Tour and Ballgame









Platinum Sponsors



Supporting Organizations



March 11, 2014


<-- The Latest Volume of The International Journal on Governmental Financial Management is now available!

In this issue of the Journal, we focus attention on issues related to the effectiveness of the individual organization, as well as the macrostructures - the States.

-Prof. PWSZ. Zbyslaw Dobrowolski, Editor

If you would like to participate in such discussions, please start thinking about contributions for the next issue of this Journal, participating in the ICGFM blog, and/or attending future ICGFM events.  (See submission details in the journal.)

All previous volumes of the Journal may be found here.







<---  ICGFM Membership Web Brochure


  Please click here for the 2014 Membership Challenge!






IPSAS Compilation and Certification Program for Developing Countries


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Please click here for the Compilation Guide, Roadmap for Implementation and Self Assessment Field Test!


Click here to see the DC Forum Presentation by Dr. Jesse Hughes, "Status of International Public Sector Accounting Standards", regarding this Compilation and Certification Program.


International Journal On Governmental Financial Management (IJGFM)

Current and archived issues of the Journal are online here. Copies of the Digest are available here.

To further improve the quality of our Journal, we are requesting our readers to participate in a short survey available here in MSWord or PDF.


ICGFM Ad Hoc Accounting Standards Committee

IPSAS Compilation Program for Developing Countries

Read the responses prepared by this committee and submitted to the Board of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) here.