The CEFG Group was presented during the Conference on transparency and open government strategies: projects presented at A. Ortuño 2014 awards organised by the Catalan School of Public Administration on 19 March 2014. In the speech “Open or ´closed´ government” Alexander Heichlinger talked about seven steps leading to public sector excellence and stressed the importance of the linkage between strong strategies and long-term visions and sound financial management.
Video of the presentation (in ES)read more
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Read the recently published article "From Strengthening Administrative Capacity Building (ACB) to Public Sector Innovation (PSI): Building Blocks and Successful Bridges" which appeared in the latest EIPASCOPE issue. In this contribution, the CEFG Group is pointed out as the most recent flagship initiative and EPSA spin-off contributing to public sector reform and innovation.read more
On Monday, 17 November, The CFOs and heads of finance and accounting of CEFG Group presented the strategic partnership in the panel session "The CEFG Group - European cities aiming towards a common language in public finances" of the City Innovation Summit in Barcelona. The event focused on the application of innovation in local settings, bridging the gap between private and public sector innovation and on conceiving the city as the natural place for innovation.
For more information, visit the website at http://www.cityinnovationsummit.com/ or follow @CityInnoBCN on twitter.
Alexander Heichlinger presented the CEFG Group in front of an international audience of approximately 80 people in the session "In search of local public management excellence-Seven journeys and steps to success" during the conference "SMART LOCAL GOVERNANCE: The challenge of good governance in local administrations" in Bilbao on 6th of November. For more information, see the programme.
The CEFG group was presented at the SDA Bocconi School of Management (Milan) as a part of the 3rd NETCAP meeting (Network for Accounting and Control in Public Administration), which unites researchers and public sector professionals from local and regional level. Over the years, NETCAP has become a reference point for Public Administration and a platform to share and improve practices.read more
The CEFG Group members' testimonials of the Kick-off meeting in Maastricht are available on the Barcelona Growth Channel. You can read the full announcemnet and watch the videos here.read more