22 September 2010

Annual Meeting of Budget Community of Practice

Budva, Montenegro
The PEM PAL Budget Community of Practice (BCoP) will hold an annual meeting on September 22, 2010 in Budva, Montenegro. This meeting will be held one day prior to the 6th meeting of the Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European (CESEE) countries organized by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Center of Excellence in Finance (CEF) from September 23 to 24, 2010 in Hotel Splendid in Budva.

The agenda of the PEM PAL Budget Community of Practice meeting will focus on presenting the network, its past achievements and mostly Budget Community of Practice future activities. PEM PAL meeting will be held in English, with interpretation into Russian.

The following are Budva meeting objectives:
  1. To re-introduce the PEM PAL network (establishment, mission, functional guidelines, achievements, donors, benefits for officials, web page ...)
  2. To introduce PEM PAL Budget CoP achievements so far
  3. To share good practices of Budget CoP
  4. To prepare a draft of Budget CoP action plan for 2011-2012
  5. To list common topics for plenary meeting of all three cops in Zagreb, Croatia, January 2011
The following topics will be discussed at Budva meeting:
  1. PEM PAL network
  2. Budget CoP good practices
  3. Budget CoP Action Planning 2011/2012
  4. Zagreb Plenary meeting topics 2011
For more information about the content of this meeting, please contact Urska Zrinski at the Center of Excellence in Finance at: urska.zrinski@cef-see.org.