Right from the start of the foundation of the CEFG Group, Eurostat (European Commission) has been accompanying the group and supported it through active participation as the CEFG Group coincides with their efforts to formulate the European Public Sector Accounting Standards (EPSAS) and to implement them across the EU.
For this reason, CEFG Group representatives are regularly invited to EPSAS Working Group meetings that are convened by Eurostat to report about the latest developments. Against this background, Emanuele Padovani, Ass. Prof. Public Management and Accounting & CEFG Group Expert, presented the CEFG updates at the 8th EPSAS Working Group meeting in Rome on 13-14 May 2019 (see the presentation
The Working Group on EPSAS was set-up in September 2015, to build on the work of the Task Forces and to establish a more permanent forum concerned with the development, introduction and operation of EPSAS.
The Working Group is a technical experts group. Discussion inform the Commission's work concerning EPSAS and focus on unresolved issues. In particular, the Working Group should identify the key issues for EPSAS governance and standards, and discuss how to develop and introduce suitable EPSAS structures and requirements.
For more information, please consult https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/epsas/expert-groups.