Link to Wehner's 2004 Article on the Contribution of Legislatures to the Budget Cycle

Below is a link to a 2004 article by Joachim Wehner entitled 'Back from the Sidelines: Redefining the Contribution of Legislatures to the Budget Cycle'. It does not go into detail about PBOs, but it is useful in explaining the differences between legislatures in terms of their role in the budget process...

Webinar: Organizational Models, Governance and Staffing - Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 (12:30 pm GMT Live Webinar)

Dear CoP Members,

We invite you to attend the webinar on:

Organization Models, Governance and Staffing: The Experience of The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI), South Africa.

Poll of Agenda Topics for the Second GN-PBO Seminar

Dear GN-PBO Members,

We are preparing the agenda for the second GN-BPO seminar and we would like to have your ideas and comments on it.

You can choose more than one topic; Please vote here: Agenda Topics for the Second GN-PBO Meeting

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 fulfill its role independently, efficiently and effectively without political or executive interference...

Recording for GN-PBO Webinar - March 5, 2014

Recording for GN-PBO Webinar 5th March.

"LINKING POLICIES AND BUDGETS: ANALYZING MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORKS"

http://worldbankva.adobeconnect.com/p3wrjx80o7z/

GNPBO Webinar: "LINKING POLICIES AND BUDGETS: ANALYZING MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORKS"

Global Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices (GNPBO) invites you to a webinar on:

"LINKING POLICIES AND BUDGETS: ANALYZING MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORKS"

Cheat Sheet : Parliamentary Budget Office Bill/Law

Dear GNPBO Members,

For those of you who are actively involved in drafting the Parliamentary Budget Office of Law in your respective jurisdiction, this cheat sheet might provide you few models to refer to while preparing the bill. Hope you all find these helpful...

Summary of E-Learning Discussion

Members of the PBO network may be interested to read a summary of a discussion from the recent PBO E-Learning Course. The discussion centred on the proposition that PBOs are more necessary in budget-making legislatures? 

IMF Case Studies of Fiscal Councils and what can GNPBO members learn from the analysis

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

Article on our GNPBO in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Dear Friends and Esteemed Colleagues,

Please find attached herewith for your reading pleasure an article that I have written on the formation of the Global Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices (GNPBO) for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's (CPA) - The Parliamentarian - Issue Three, 2013.