PROJECT IMPLEMENTING UNIT ORGANIZED A TRAINING
The Project Implementing Unit organized a training on November 2, 2020, in preparation for the next year’s work plan of the “Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Stability” and “Strengthening Governance in Mongolia” projects. The event was attended by the management of the implementing agencies, coordinating consultants, members of the working group, and the project implementing unit staff, and discussed the following subjects.
Budget Transparency – Accountable future
The Ministry of Finance /MoF/ of Mongolia has facilitated initiatives to disseminate budget information to the public. Today, booklets containing budget information is widely available both in a printed and digital version.To increase budget transparency, citizens' engagement, and further enhance budget efficiency, the Ministry of Finance is successfully implementing the "Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Stability Project" and the "Strengthening Governance in Mongolia Project" in cooperation with the European Union and the World Bank.
WORLD BANK ORGANIZED A VIDEO CONFERENCE
conference, initiated by the World Bank, was held between the World Bank team
and the management officials of beneficiaries, PIU staff, coordinating
consultants, and the members of the working group at the World Bank Ulaanbaatar office on October 20, 2020.
The purpose of the video conference was to discuss project implementation
status and launch of the 2021 work plan preparation process.
Using civil service payment information from a single source and moving to integrated control
Per the initiative facilitated by the Finance
Minister Mr. Khurelbaatar Ch, the Ministry of Finance develops and rolls out an
Integrated Payroll system (IPS) designed to enhance budget control,
accountability, and discipline in Civil service pay, which alone accounts for
more than 20 percent of the state budget. The Ministry of Finance has cooperated
with the Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Stability project of the World
Bank, the Civil Service Council, the Information Technology Center of Custom, Taxation,
and Finance, the Bank of Mongolia, the Social insurance agency, Mongolian Tax
Administration to simplify payroll transactions and improve coordination among
relevant government agencies.
ORGANIZED A TRAINING AND DISCUSSION EVENT
On September 21, 2020, the
Project Implementing Unit organized a training event and discussion to
introduce the implementation proсess of the Work Plan for 2020, approved by the
Project Steering Committee, and the recommendations and tasks given by the
World Bank and the Ministry of Finance. The event was attended by coordinating
consultants, members of the working group, and staff of the Project implementing
VIRTUAL DISCUSSION ORGANIZED AMONG THE PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS
The Project Implementation Unit
successfully organized a virtual discussion on neutralizing negative impacts of
COVID-19 pandemic to the project activities on May 5th, 2020 requested by the
World Bank. The event was chaired by Ms. Caroline Vaira, the WB TTL; and the
key stakeholders including the WB Country Office staff, the PIU staff, and the
coordinating consultants participated for virtual communication in real time.
THE WORK PLAN FOR 2020 WAS APPROVED BY THE PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE
Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Stability Project's work plan for 2020 was approved by the Project Steering Committee on March 13, 2020.
PROJECT STAKEHOLDERS PARTICIPATED IN VIDEO CONFERENCE INITIATED BY WORLD BANK.
The video conference, initiated by the World Bank was held between the World Bank team and the management officials of beneficiaries, PIU staff, representatives from implementing agencies and coordinating consultants at the World Bank Ulaanbaatar office on January 16, 2020.