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ICGFM Winter Conference

Joining Forces for Responsible Leadership to Enhance Good Governance: The People, the Public Officials, the Private Sector and the Press

May 19- 23, 2008
Marriott Biscayne Bay
Miami, FL
Notes, pictures, presentations and surveys from the conference are available on the ICGFM blog.
Monday, May 19

Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability

Roberto Tarallo

Keynote Address

FM Manager, Latin American and Caribbean,
World Bank

English

Who Needs to Get Involved and How to Get Their Attention
Quien debe envolucrarse y como llamar su atencion
Qui Doit Etre Implique et Comment Obtenir Leur Attention

Hon. Sallass-Mensah

Improving Financial Management

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament of Ghana

 

English

Hon. PC Appiah-Oforia

Improving Financial Management

Member of Parliament, Ghana

English
Marilyn Aniwa

Ghana’s PFM Stakholder Dynamics: Parliament, Civil Society, the Media and the Private Sector

In-country Coordinator, Parliamentary Center, Ghana
Coordenadora Local, Centro Parlamentario, Gana
Coordonnatrice a l'Echelon Du Pays, Centre Parlementaire, Ghana

English

Français

Gavin Woods

Efforts to fight fraud and punish corruption
Member of Parliament, National Assembly, South Africa
Parlamentario, Asamblea Nacional, Africa del Sur
Membre de Parlement, Assemblee Nationale, Afrique de Sud

English
Español
Français
Mitchell O’Brien

Accountability in Governance

World Bank Institute's Parliamentary Strengthening Program, World Bank
Programa de Refuerzo a los Parlamentos del Instituto del Banco Muncial
Programme de Renforcement Parlementaire de L'Institue de la Banque Mondiale, Banque Mondiale

English

 

Paper

Español
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Dr. Arpád Kovács

Shaping Public Finances towards Economic Convergence

President of the State Audit Office, Hungary
Presidente de la Oficina de Auditoria Estatal, Hungria
President du Bureau d'Audit de l'Etat, Hongrie

English

Español
Français

Tuesday, May 20

The Role of the Media in Emerging Democracies
El Papel de los Medios de Comunicacion en las Democracias Emergentes
Le Role du Citoyen dans la Responsabilisation du Gouvernement

Aaron Lobel
Founder and President America Abroad Media
hundase y el presidente America Abroad Media
sombrer et le president America Abroad Media

Citizen-centric Financial Reporting
Sistema de Informes Enfocado en el Ciudadano
Etablissement de Rapports Financiers qui Mettent l'Emphase sur le Citoyen

Relmond Van Daniker

Advancing Government Accountability and Transparency Through Citizen Centric Reporting

Executive Director, Association of Governmental Accountants
Director Ejectivo, Asociacion de Contadores Gubernamentales
Directeur Executif, Association des Comptables de Gouvernements

 

 

English

Español
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Business Fighting Corruption
Los EMpresarios Contra la Corrupcion
Lutte des Entreprises contre la Corruption

Djordjija Petkoski
The World is Out of Balance
World Bank Institute
World Bank Institute
Institut de la Banque Mondiale

 

English

Español
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Collective Actions to Fight Corruption
Acciones Colectivas para Combatir la Corrupcion
Actions Collectives pour lutter contre la Corruption

Asha Ayoung

Business in Partnership Against Corruption

Office of Procurement Policy and Services, World Bank
Oficina de Servicios y Politicas de Compras, Banco Muncial
Bureau des Politiques et Services de Passation de Marches, Banque Mondiale

 

English

Français

Right to Information Legislation in India
Legislacion sobre el Derecho a la Informacion en India
Droit a la Legislation sur l'information en Inde

Wajahjat Habibullah

Right to Information Act, 2005: Good Governance, Transparency, Accountability

Chief Information Commissioner, India
Miembro de una comision principal de Informacion, India
Le Commissaire principal d'information, India

 

English

Español

How Performance Indicators Influence Government Policy
Como los indicadores de Desempeno Influyen en la Politica Gubernamental
Comment les Indicateurs de Performance Influencent la Politique du Gouvernement

Dr. Thomas Kelly

MCC’s Selection Process: Monitoring Government Performance

Senior Director, Economic Policy, Millennium Challenge Corporation

 

 

English

Español
Français

Harvey L. Mead

Auditing and Sustainable Development

Auditing and Sustainable Development, Quebec

English
Pamela Gomex

Open Budget Index and other indicators of accountable public financial management

Center for Budget Policy Priorities
Centro para las Prioridades de la Politica Presupuestaria
Centre de Priorites en Politique de Budget

English

Español
Français

Frans Ronsholt

The PEFA Framework – a Tool for Monitoring Government Performance

Head of PEFA Secretariat

English

Español
Français

Your Organizational Gender Lens

The Thomas Yaccato Group

English
Wednesday, May 21

Government Actions to Increase Transparency and improve governance.
Acciones Gobernamentales para Aumentar la Transparencia y Mejorar la Governacion
Actions du Gouvernement pour Accroitre la Transparencie et Ameliorer la Gouvernance

Husitha D. Pilapitiya

What Governments are Doing to Improve Governance: The Case of Malawi

Casals and Associates

 

 

 

English

Español
Français

John Sitton

MCA-Mali Fosters Good Governance and Transparency

Emerging Markets Group

English

Español
Français

Jim Brumby

Follow-Up Actions by Donors and Countries – The Case of PEFA

PREM Public Sector Governance, The World Bank

English
Thursday, May 22
M. Sidi Sosso Diarra

Cohabitation des modeles français et Anglo Saxon

Vérificateur Général du Mali

Français
Hon. Samuel Sallas-Mensah

The British Westminister Model of Audit Discussion Paper

Chairman of the Public Account Committee of the Parliament of Ghana

English
Michael Eastman

Best Practices for Capacity Development in Supreme Audit Institutions

Executive Director CCAF-FCVI Inc.

English ppt

Word

Español ppt

Word

Français ppt

Roberto de Michele

El Marco de Control de la Corrupción del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y la Oficina de Integridad Institucional

Asesor Principal Oficina de Integridad Institucional, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Español
Jean-Baptiste Sawadogo

Performance Audit: ‘Managing for Results’ to ‘Value for Re$ources’

Strategic & Results-Based Management Consultant, Leader One Inc

English

Español
Français

Dr. Mercy Ahun

Performance Audit The GAVI Alliance Data Quality Audit experience

GAVI Alliance Secretariat

English

Español
Français

M Jorge Marceline

Role and Challenges of Investigative Units

Ministry of Finance, Mozambique

English

Português

Ronaldo Rotter

International Governmental Audit Certification

Inter American Development Bank (IADB)

English

Français

Dr. Paul Dorsey

Using Periodic Audits to Prevent Catastrophic Project Failure

President, Dulcian Inc.

English

Español
Français

Thursday, May 22

The Evolving Role of SAIs

Anand Goolsarran
United Nations Board of Auditors

English
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Français

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