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Academic article using CEFG Group findings published

EIPA

Some CEFG Group findings were used for the academic article "The role of a municipality's financial health in a firm's siting decision" by E. Padovani, David W. Young and Eric Scorsone, which was published in the last edition of the journal Business Horizons. The paper argues that companies should pay more attention to the financial health of the municipality where their activities will take place. Read more here. read more

CEFG Group published in Public Finance magazine

EIPA

Public Finance UK published an article about the CEFG Group in their special international issue this October. They state that the CEFG Group "is increasingly recognised as a European reference group in sound financial management thanks to its tangible results and problem-solving approach." You can download the article in PDF or access this link.

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CEFG Group presented in Washington

EIPA

On September 28th 2017, the CEFG Group was presented in the annual gathering of the Government Financial Sustainability Workgroup that took place in Washington DC. The main objective of the transatlantic conference was to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, experiences and lessons learnt between representatives of both Europe and U.S. working on similar financial issues.

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City of London and Amsterdam will present the CEFG Group at the CIPFA annual conference 2017

City of London

Caroline Al-Beyerty, Deputy Chamberlain of the City of London Corporation, and Marike Bonhof, Chief Financial Officer of Amsterdam, will present the CEFG Group at the international stream of CIPFA's annual conference 2017 in Manchester on 12-13 July. Access the website of the international programme for more information. More read more

CEFG Group presented at the Metropolis XII World Congress in Montreal (CA)

EIPA

The CEFG experience and network was presented in the City Manager Meeting on Smart Cities during the Metropolis XII World Congress in Montreal, Canada. This panel counted with the high-ranking participation of CEOs and CIOs from Durban, La Paz, the Barcelona Metropolitan Area and Seoul.


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CEFG Group cited in academic article about municipal budgetary decisions in times of austerity

EIPA

The CEFG Group was cited in the academic article "Municipal Budgetary Decisions in Times of Austerity in Italy and France: Between National, Local and Internal Influences" by E. Padovani, C. du Boys and A. Monti, which was presented at the IRSPM 2017 Conference in Budapest. Click here to read the article. read more

The joint Standardised Financial Reports and FH KPIs for 8 European cities out now!

EIPA

The 2013 - 2015 figures of the eight CEFG Group city members were published in the recent Standardised Financial Reports and Financial Health KPIs for City Governments in Europe. In addition, this report is complemented by a Visualization of the 10 FH KPIs.

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Presentation of the CEFG Group at the XII Metropolis World Congress on “Global Challenges: Major Cities in Action”, Montreal, 19-22 June

EIPA

The CEFG Group has been invited to contribute to the annual meeting of the “City Manager –CEOs- Community” of the World Association of Major Metropolises (Metropolis), which will take place  during the congress. Read more read more

CEFG Group will be presented at the 4th Eurostat Official Working Group on EPSAS, Lisbon, 26-27 April

EIPA

Alexander Heichlinger, Chair of the CEFG Group, has been  invited to present the CEFG Group’s work undertaken and results achieved at the next meeting of the WG on EPSAS in which all European Member States will participate. This meeting will be hosted by the Portuguese Ministry of Finance. Read more read more

Call for Applications for the European Public Sector Award

EIPA

The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) is proud to announce the opening of the Call for applications for its European Public Sector Award - EPSA 2017. Applications can be submitted online until 13 April 2017 under the overarching theme "An Innovative Public Sector in 2017 - New Solutions to Complex Challenges". read more

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