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26 10.12.

ReSPA –Hosted the Seminar on Fiscal Impact Assessment of Structural Reforms (FIASR)

ReSPA hosted for four days, from 23-26 October 2012, the seminar “Fiscal Impact Assessment of Structural Reforms (FIASR)” organized by Centre of Excellence in Finance (CEF) in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance of Montenegro, supported by SAFE trust Fund, the World Bank.

The main aim of this seminar was to provide opportunities for key stakeholders to discuss case studies on South East European countries assessing the process whereby the fiscal costs of structural reforms are integrated into multi-annual budgets and medium-term fiscal documents and to identify gaps and policy coordination issues / problems in this process that need to be addressed with capacity development activities.

This seminar has been designed for mid- to senior-level officials in public institutions. The total number of participants was 54. The participants were public administration officials primarily from the FIASR beneficiary countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. Several experts from other countries in the region (e.g. Slovenia and Turkey) and international organisations (e.g. OECD-SIGMA and IMF) shared their international views on the topic.

ReSPA is provided for all the participants’ Cocktail reception, full board accommodation, training centre with 3 conference rooms, all the training facilities including audio-visual equipments and translation facilities.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on the status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence