Regional Workshop on Business Registers, Sampling and Estimation
29/10/2017 - 03/11/2017 Praia, Cabo Verde
The workshop will focus on the elements that underpin a high quality and well maintained business register from which sample surveys are drawn. It will also focus on sampling and estimation procedures in order to produce high quality results.
Worshop on Monetary Policy Communication
25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 Accra, Ghana
The workshop is designed for staff involved in preparing internal and/or external monetary policy reports, MPC press releases including inputs to the analysis, forecasts, and communications to staff and decision makers. Communication helps educate central bank stakeholders on the objectives, and intermediate and operational targets of monetary policy; the instruments used to achieve them; and the role of central bank independence in a modern economic and financial system.
Monetary Policy Communication for Central Banks
25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 Accra, Ghana
The workshop is designed as a short program to expose senior central bank staff, top management, and Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members to the concepts of communication and equip them with tools and techniques to improve that communication. It will also focus on the buildup of a communications unit and its tasks in a central bank.
Regional Workshop on Risk-Based Internal Auditing
18/09/2017 - 22/09/2017 Monrovia, Liberia
The main objectives of the workshop are to acquaint participants with modern trends in internal auditing that enable adoption of a risk-based approach, share experiences across the AFW2 region in techniques and tools adopted in internal auditing, and identify necessary actions to be taken in each AFW2 member country to transition towards the adoption of the risk-based framework of internal auditing.
Tools for Successful Revenue Reforms
11/09/2017 - 15/09/2017 Accra Ghana
The workshop will examine the revenue reform strategy management cycle from planning, implementation and monitoring, and review how management tools like project management, performance management, and change management assist in successfully implementing and monitoring reform programs.
Regional Workshop on Fiscal Risk Management, SOEs and Private-Public Partnership
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017 Accra, Ghana
The workshop will cover the identification, monitoring, and disclosure of fiscal risks arising from SOEs and PPPs. It will share relevant international and regional examples of approaches to addressing these issues, invite presentations on the current situation in each participating country, and help identify necessary actions to be taken in each country to improve current practice.
FX Market Dealing Simulation for Central Banks
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017 Johannesburg, South Africa
This workshop will provide for close to real-life simulations of trade in a foreign exchange market environment. It is tailored to central banks and deals extensively with market conventions, intervention techniques, role of central banks in the foreign exchange markets, and forward transactions.
Regional Workshop on Stakeholder Engagement for Customs
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017 Praia, Cabo Verde
The workshop will focus on building the capacity of the participating customs administrations to identify and engage with their key stakeholders. The program will include interactive discussions covering international best practice, regional initiatives and country experiences. Discussion sessions will encourage peer learning and sharing of experiences.
Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Reporting
07/08/2017 - 11/08/2017 Banjul, The Gambia
The main objectives of the workshop are to acquaint participants with recommended good practices in fiscal and financial reporting, share experiences across the AFW2 regions, particularly as they relate to recent PFM legislations and reporting requirement.
AFW2 Workshop on Compliance with CPMI-IOSCO Principles
31/07/2017 - 03/08/2017 Abuja, Nigeria
This intensive workshop will provide senior central bank officials involved in payment and settlement systems oversight and operations with a forum to exchange ideas on compliance with CPMI-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures, the challenges facing the authorities and the strategies to achieve compliance. They will also discuss the principles, disclosure and assessment methodology with experts in payments system infrastructures.