NEWS - Budget Practices

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

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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

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

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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 presented at the Catalan School of Public Administration

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The CEFG Group was presented at a seminar targeted at comptroller generals on 1 June 2016. read more

Presentation of the CEFG Group at international symposium

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The results of the first phase of the CEFG Group were presented at the international symposium "The Paradigm Shift from Output to Outcome Measures in the Public Sector" in Palermo (IT) on 25 May, which was carried out in partnership with the International Journal of Public Administration (IJPA). Have a look at the presentation here. read more

First European standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments published – A unique achievement reached by six major European cities

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The European City Economic and Financial Governance (CEFG) Group proudly announces the publication of its Standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments in Europe as first tangible output of their cooperation. It is the first time in Europe that cities have embarked on the challenging undertaking to produce a joint financial balance sheet with the aim of reliably comparing their financial performance. read more

GFOA Annual Conference (May 31 - June 3)

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The 109th annual conference of the Government Finance Officers Association will take place on May 31 - June 3, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. For more information, please see http://www.gfoa.org/ read more

Launch of the European Public Sector Award 2015 – EPSA 2015

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The European Public Sector Award - EPSA 2015 is open for applications until 17 April 2015.
Under the overarching theme "The Public Sector as Partner for a Better Society", EPSA 2015 will showcase and reward cases from the European public sector that embrace public administrations as partners in co-design and co-management of public service delivery, that show new service delivery approaches, innovative public management and leadership measures, as well as sound public finances to promote economic growth.

For more information, visit www.epsa2015.eu.
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CEFG Group presented at the "Smart Local Governance" working meeting


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.

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CEFG Group presented at the Bocconi University (IT), 23 October 2014


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.

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CEFG Group presented at the Diada de les Telecomunicacions in Barcelona


On the 30th of September, the CEFG - Group was represented at the Diada de les Telecomunicacions in Barcelona. The Telecommunications Day in Catalonia is one of the most important and representative conferences of several organised ICT Sectors in Catalonia and possibly in all of Spain.

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