Management of financial resources , participation and pro-poor budgeting :challenges and opportunities. Mrs. Yanembal Moorghen Mauritius October 2006 Antananarive Madagascar. Objective of presentation.
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Mrs. Yanembal Moorghen
To provide a forum for the exchange of views in respect of the evolution of financial management in the public sector , theories and principles of people’s pro-poor budgeting in different countries and some useful insights to promote pro-poor strategies to address MDG and NEPAD goals
Evolution of financial management and its applicability to date
Role of government
Types of budgets
Challenges of the public sector
Peoples’ budget case study of different countries including Mauritius
Monitoring and evaluation of the budget
The way forward
Lessons learned/ Critical success factors
Questions and answers
World Development Report 1997:The States in a changing World:P50
Government Management Accountability Framework (GMAP)
Deborah Brautigam: the People's budget? Politics, Participation and Pro-Poor policy : Development Policy Review 2004,22(6): 653
Associate Professor .school of International Service , American University ,Washington DC
Citizens participation and pro-poor budgeting
Are citizens consulted for a budget exercise ?
consultation with different target groups are held prior to the announcement of the budget with the private sector , trade unions, NGOs,
press coverage/ media
In the U.S and in Washington State in particular , there are a series of talks , citizens ‘for an evalaution of state government actions .
bottom-up approach through the citizens' initiative
Civil society organizations, tripartite organizations of labor and business, donors, Unions and political parties
Participation can assume different forms:
Examples of Brazil’s Porto Alegre and Ireland ‘s National Economic and Social Council as direct participation in fiscal policy
Direct participation of democratic pro-poor economic policy –Cases of Mauritius, Costa Rica and Chile
auditing and evaluating the impact and outcome of pro-poor strategies