23 - 25 May 2018

BCOP Participation in the Meeting of the OECD Senior Budget Officials from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) and in the Workshop of Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT)

Zagreb, Croatia

The BCOP Executive Committee members from 8 BCOP countries attended the 14th annual meeting of the OECD Senior Budget Officials' regional network for Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European Countries (CESEE SBO) in Zagreb, May 24-25, 2018. These annual OECD SBO CESEE meetings examine priority reform topics of interest to the Ministries of Finance in the region and provide an important platform at which PEMPAL countries can share their achievements and progress with reforms with countries from another network on a regular basis. This was the seventh OECD SBO CESEE meeting at which BCOP participated.  On May 23, BCOP participants also attended a workshop on Digital Tools, IT, and Citizen Engagement organized by GIFT. Moreover, a meeting of the BCOP Executive Committee was held on May 23, prior to the GIFT workshop.