Financial Reform for Economic Development in Asia – Public Sector Forum 2016

Published date: December 8, 2016

Start date: May 17, 2016

End date: May 18, 2016

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

CAPA and the World Bank jointly organised the second Financial Reform for Economic Development Forum (FRED 2), focused on the public sector in Asia. This event was partly sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia.

Themed ‘Driving Future Outcomes from Past Experience’, the forum explores how improved public financial management contributes to strengthening the public sector, improving government accountability and transparency, thereby supporting poverty reduction and economic growth. Read more about the forum here.


Click on the links below to access various materials from the forum, including the program, speaker profiles, a summary of the forum outcomes, selected presentations and photographs.

Forum Program & Speaker Profiles

Summary of Forum Outcomes

Plenary A: Emerging Trends in Asia – Implications for Public Financial Management | Presentation files (selected)

Plenary B: Improving Public Financial Management, Part 1 – PFM Retrospective Study | Presentation files (selected)

Plenary C: Improving Public Financial Management, Part 2 – View from the Profession | Presentation files (selected)

Breakout 1: What are the practical challenges in implementing IPSAS? | Presentation files (all)

Breakout 2: Public Private Partnerships in Audit – Win-win collaborations? | Presentation files (all)

Plenary D: Partnering with the Private Sector – Improving Outcomes | Presentation files (selected)

Plenary E: Public Financial Management – Driving Future Outcomes from Past Experience | Presentation files (all)

Plenary F: CAPA publication launch – Attracting and Retaining Finance Personnel in the Public Sector | Presentation files (all)

Reports from Breakout Sessions | Presentation files (all)

Plenary G: Open Forum – Speaking up for Asia | Presentation files (all)


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