BCOP’s Budget Literacy and Transparency Working Group (BLTWG) focuses on ways to improve budget literacy, openness, and access to citizens, as well as public participation in the budget process. According to the current BCOP's Action Plan, the community examines ways for Ministries of Finance to improve transparency and budget literacy/understanding within the budget planning process and a knowledge product will be developed in result.
This video conference is aimed at considering modern approaches to the presentation and dissemination of budget information within, with specific focus on demand side presented by media and proactive citizens.
The key objectives of this BLTWG VC are:
- Look into the ways to increase transparency and improve budget literacy from the demand side of the journalistic community.
- Learn the experience of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the popularization of budget data and participatory budgeting.
- Get acquainted with the experience of presenting open budget data by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine from the point of view of using the capabilities of modern information technologies.
- Discuss the content and framework of the upcoming knowledge product.