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Day 3 of the 2017 Annual Assembly live streaming now (different link)

The live stream of Day 3 of the Annual Assembly is now live. Please note this is a different link than the Day 2 live stream. Make sure to keep the password field as it is, and set your microphone to mute. Further login instructions can be found here. Enjoy!

2017 Annual Assembly live streaming now

Couldn't make it to the 2017 Annual Assembly in Ottawa? No problem! You can now watch the live stream of the whole event. Make sure to keep the password field as it is, and set your microphone to mute. Further login instructions can be found here.

2017 Annual Assembly starts tomorrow!

The 2017 Annual Assembly starts tomorrow at the University of Ottawa. The agenda and other conference details have been uploaded to the 2017 Annual Assembly page.

If you are attending the assembly, please introduce yourself on the 2017 Annual Assembly page in the 'Who's Here' section at the bottom of the page.

We hope everyone has safe travels and settles in to their accommodation, and we look forward to welcoming everyone in person tomorrow at the venue. 

Reminder: Webinar on Tax Revenue Forecasting

  • Monday, April 3rd, 2017
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. EST 
  • Watch this webinar: HERE

Reminder: Webinar on Debt Sustainability Analysis

  • Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. EST 
  • REGISTER for this webinar: HERE

Interim Budget Office

The Parliament of Zambia is slowly moving towards the establishment of the Budget Office. A Project to spearhead the establishment of the Office has been started...

BBL video recording link

Dear GNPBO members,

On behalf of the Parliamentary Strengthening Program, I would like to thank all of you that attended the BBL on The Role of Parliamentary Budget Offices in Promoting Fiscal Transparency and External Oversight of Budget Process this past Wednesday...

BBL on the Role of Parliamentary Budget Offices in Promoting Fiscal Transparency and External Oversight of the Budget Process

The Parliamentary Strengthening Program of the WBI Social Accountability Practice invites you to a BBL on 'The Role of Parliamentary Budget Offices in Promoting Fiscal Transparency'...

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.