Jan 14

Past Event

Improving Government Expenditure Performance: World Bank Experiences, Roundtable of Country Directors

Event Materials


The Transparency and Accountability Project hosted Peter Harrold and Jane Armitage, Country Directors from the World Bank, to examine the major governance issues, successful reforms and fiduciary challenges facing governments in the regions from the perspective of World Bank staff who work closely with developing country leaders. The session reflected on the three month long series, which covered existing Bank projects in governance and financial management in the region and discussed prospects for new strategies and projects for addressing remaining challenges in the future.

Listen to the audio of the presentation .

More about the Transparency and Accountability Views from the Bank Series

Beginning in October 2007, the Transparency and Accountability Project within Brookings Global will host a series focused on major fiduciary issues in each of the Bank’s regions. The series will examine the major issues, successful reforms and challenges facing governments from the perspective of World Bank staff who have worked closely with developing country leaders, and will explore new strategies and solutions.

To receive more information on the Views from the Bank Series, please contact Alice Krupit.


January 14, 2008

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM EST

The Brookings Institution

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW


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