The Ministry of Finance organised a Training Seminar on Budget Analysis and Planning for specialists of the Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the EU Technical Assistance Project to Improve Public Finance Policy and Public Financial Management of Moldova, during the period 15 – 17 February 2017. The Training Seminar was moderated by the EU experts: Yiannis Hadziyiannakis, Andrew Bird, Irina Grigoryan and Gnel Sedrakyan.
The purpose of the seminar was to present a set of fundamental concepts underlying the analysis and planning of the budget, identify key challenges in the budget preparation and planning process in Moldova and discuss possible measures for making improvements in the coming budget cycles.
The seminar participants discussed and analyzed both the national and international budget systems experience. Specifically, the topics discussed during the training session were related to medium-term budgeting and budget cycle, costs in the budget, budget planning and performance.
Note: The Technical Assistance Project to Improve Public Finance Policy and Public Financial Management of Moldova is financed by the EU over a three years implementation period. Its core objectives are supporting the Ministry of Finance in implementing its reform agenda and enhance governance in Moldova through improved public financial management.