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ICGFM Winter Conference

Country Perspectives on Advancing Public Financial Management Reform - What Really Works

December 1- 3, 2008
Enrique Iglesias Conference Center
Inter-American Development Bank
Washington, DC
Notes, pictures, presentations and surveys from the conference are available on the ICGFM blog.
Monday, December 1
Anita Angelovska-Bežoska

PFM Reform Landscape

Chief Economist, National Bank of Republic of Macedonia

Case Study: Macedonia

English

Español

Français

Blog Entry

Bill Dorotinsky

Public Financial Reform: Trends and Lessons

Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank

English

Español

Français

Blog Entry

Papuna Petriashvili and Liana Skhirtladze

Public Finance Management Reform: The Georgian Experience

Georgian Minister of Finance

Case Study: Georgia

English

Español

Français

Blog Entry

Tuesday, December 2
Fabián David Quirós Alvarez

Public Financial Management Reform in Costa Rica

Deputy Budget Director. Ministry of the Treasury, Costa Rica

Case Study: Costa Rica

English

Español

Français

Blog Entry

Doris de Miranda Coutinho

Public Financial Management Reform in the State of Tocantins, Brazil.

President of Audit Court of the State of Tocantins – Brazil

Case Study: Brazil

English

Español

Français

Português

Blog Entry

Sithembiso Nomvalo

Public Financial Management Reforms, What Really Works, A South African Perspective

Accountant General, South Africa

Case Study: South Africa

English

Español

Français

Blog Entry

Richard Allen

The Challenge of Reforming Budgetary Institutions in Developing Countries

Deputy Division Chief, IMF

English

Blog Entry

Wednesday, December 3
Michael Ruffner

The Fallacy of Best Practice

Director, US Treasury Technical Assistance

English

Blog Entry

Workshop

  •   What are the greatest obstacles to PFM Reform success?
  •   What key elements must be in place before you begin reforms?
  •   Is there a preferable sequence of reforms?
  •   How do you measure the benefits of PFM reform?
1. English

2. Español

3. English

 

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