Training for Senior officials of Somalia and South Sudan on Fiscal Transparency and Effective Budget Management

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HESPI has been supporting the key integrity institutions of Somalia and South Sudan, including the Ministries of Finance, Public Accounts Committees of the legislatures, Supreme Audit Institutions, Central Banks, and anti-corruption agencies to strengthen effective Public Finance Management (PFM). In this context, among the institutional capacity building activities of HESPI planned for 2016 was training of middle level budget management officials on fiscal transparency and efficient budget management techniques and approaches. The training aimed to equip participating budget management officials of Somalia and South Sudan with useful fiscal management technical capability and in particular accountability and transparency values of integrity. The training also enabled the participants to internalize the core mandates, responsibilities and methods of delivering on effective and efficient public finances management and fiscal risk controls. The training was held from May 30 – June 3, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya