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On May 23-26, 2023, PEMPAL Treasury Community of Practice (TCOP) held an annual plenary meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The main objective of the TCOP plenary meeting in Almaty was to deepen the understanding of the latest trends in evolution of the role and functions of national treasury institutions in member countries with a particular focus on treasury controls, risk management and use of information technologies. Following the traditions established within the TCOP, the agenda included a presentation of the hosting institution, the Treasury Committee of Kazakhstan, on its activities. The event also provided an opportunity for participants to exchange the latest information on relevant developments in their countries and re-establish face-to-face communication after an extended period of virtual mode of operation of the COP. The event was attended by representatives of sixteen PEMPAL TCOP countries and guests from five PEMNA countries. The meeting was facilitated by the World Bank team.