05 - 07 June 2019

PEMPAL TCOP Plenary Meeting 2019

Budapest, Hungary

On June 5-7, 2019 PEMPAL Treasury Community of Practice (TCOP) held an annual plenary meeting in Budapest, Hungary. The main objective of the meeting was to deepen the understanding of participants on evolution of the budget expenditure controls with a particular focus on the interaction between the government budget execution and procurement processes. The plenary meeting also provided the forum to review the progress of the TCOP activities and inform the development of the TCOP action plan for the next year. The meeting was attended by 38 specialists representing 16 PEMPAL countries (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, North Macedonia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan). During the first day of the meeting the plenary participants were joined by 26 members of the TCOP thematic group on use of information technologies (IT) in treasury operations representing 11 PEMPAL countries1. Representatives of the Hungarian State Treasury hosted the event and provided a significant contribution to the agenda. The meeting was facilitated by the World Bank team.