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Uganda PBO receives a Tanzanian PBO team for study visit

The Uganda PBO received a delegation from the Tanzanian PBO for a knowledge sharing visit from the 2th August to 1st September 2017. Tanzania PBO started in 2015. We encouraged them to join the Africa PBO forum and the GNPBO. This was a big achievement for the East African Region since Kenya and Uganda we are already members of the both the Africa PBO as well as the GNPBO.

GN-PBO Network - An Eye Opener for Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean PBO, established 1 September 2016 is thrilled to be part of the GN-PBO where we hope to learn and share a lot.  What a network of Great Minds!  Zimbabwe is proud to be the newest member of the family

The Jamaican Position

The Jamaican Parliament, over the years, has had a challenge with effective analysis and interpretation of financial documents that are required to be examined by members of its oversight committees, in particular members of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

How To Develop a Robust Operational Work Plan for PBOs

The position of Parliamentary Budget Officer requires a robust and clear institutional structure and certainty in resources and funding to fulfil its role independently, efficiently and effectively without political or executive interference. 

What GN-PBO Members Can Learn From IMF Case Studies of Fiscal Councils

These case studies examines how each council performs its core functions and if and how it impacts on the fiscal policy debate...