Economic Commission for Africa Essay

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Economic Commission for Africa Assessing Public Financial Management and Accountability in the Context of Budget Transparency in Africa Distr.: LIMITED ECA/DPMD/AEGM/TP/05/2 22 September 2005 UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA DEVELOPMENT POLICY MANAGEMENT DIVISION Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting on “Public Financial Management and Accountability Focusing on Best Practices in the Context of Budget Transparency” 19-20 September 2005 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Original: ENGLISH Assessing Public Financial Management and Accountability in the Context of Budget Transparency in Africa November 2005 Table of Contents Acronyms.............................................................................................................................. v Acknowledgements............................................................................................................. vii Executive.Summary.............................................................................................................. ix SECTION.IIntroduction...................................................................................................... 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Context.................................................................................................................. 1 Definition .............................................................................................................. 2 Rationale for fiscal transparency ............................................................................. 3 Prerequisites for fiscal transparency ........................................................................ 5 Measuring fiscal transparency ................................................................................. 8 Objectives of the study ........................................................................................... 9

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