As part of activities for the preparation of the Citizens’ Budget for the Ministry of Finance and Treasury of BiH, two online workshops were organized on September 24 2020.
The aim of the workshop is to gather opinions and views regarding the Methodology for the preparation of the Citizens’ Budget, the content of the Citizens’ Budget document, as well as the proposal of visual solutions and infographics.
The focus groups were attended by representatives of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury BiH, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs BiH, the Ministry of Defense BiH, the Ministry of Justice BiH, the Ministry of Security BiH, the Ministry of Civil Affairs BiH, the Directorate for Economic Planning BiH, the Indirect Taxation Authority BiH, the Public Administration Reform Coordinator’s Office, the Center for Investigative Reporting, Transparency International BiH, CPCD – Center for Civil Society Promotion, CPI Foundation, MDP Initiatives, and the organizations Kult, Vermont and Tender. During the workshops, useful inputs were gathered which will be used in the process of preparing the Citizens’ Budget for the Ministry of Finance and Treasury of BiH.
The workshops were held within the Program for Strengthening of Public Institutions in BiH, which is implemented by the German GIZ on behalf of the governments of Germany and the United Kingdom. Technical support for the preparation of the Citizens’ Budget is provided by GIZ in cooperation with the Eda – Enterprise Development Agency.