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IFAC and CIPFA launch accountability index
The International Federation of Accountants has joined with CIPFA to launch an accountability index to encourage public financial management reform around the world. >>
Sustainable Development Goals in Sudan: Oversight bodies crucial for success
The National Audit Chamber of Sudan hosted a conference on “The role of oversight bodies in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” on 22 May 2017 in Khartoum. The objective was to create awareness of government on the essential role that oversight bodies will play in monitoring and controlling the progress of achieving the SDGs by 2030. The meeting allowed Sudanese parliamentarians, state auditors and government officials to exchange experiences on SDG implementation with high-ranking experts from Cameroon, Germany, the Netherlands and UNDP. This unique approach was hailed by the African Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI) as “the first of its kind”. >>
An international conference: Tackling Illicit Financial Flows: An African approach to a global phenomenon
At least 50 billion US Dollars annually; this is the astonishing amount of money estimated to leave Africa as Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) according to the Report of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa IFFs pose a huge challenge for economic and social development as well as political security through tax evasion, money laundering, or corruption on the African continent. In an effort to contribute to the fight against IFFs, the International Conference on Illicit Financial Flows will took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from May 24 – 26, 2017. >>
Budget practices and procedures in Africa 2015
Understanding fiscal management practices in Africa >>
Upcoming 2017 Winter School “Good Financial Governance"
Announcement for the GIZ GFG Winter School 2017 in Berlin >>
Sustainable Development Goals: how auditors make a difference in the lives of citizens. A South African best practice is emulated in Sierra Leone.
It all started here: Potchefstroom. The middle-sized town located in the arid North-West Province 120 kilometres from Johannesburg is known for its University and as a major training centre for cyclists in South Africa. Soon, it may well also be known for the quality of its Environment. >>
Dr. David Nguyen-Thanh
Head Competence Centre Public Finance and Administration
Dr. Barbara Dutzler
Programme Manager Good Financial Governance in Africa
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
GFG in Africa
In 2007, during the G8 Summit Heads of State endorsed an action plan that was directed towards strengthening Good Financial Governance in Africa. This report, commissioned by GIZ, provides an overview of the sector since 2007, and summarises trends observed.