Monetary Policy Communication for Central Banks
25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 at 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.
FX Market Dealing Simulation for Central Banks
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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.
No workshops planned for this period.
07/06/2017 - 07/07/2017
No workshop in this period
13/04/2017 - 12/05/2017
Post Clearance Audit
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 at Accra, Ghana
The main objective of this workshop is to discuss the design and implementation of effective Post Clearance Audit (PCA) systems and processes in accordance with the World Customs Organization (WCO) PCA Guidelines and other best practice standards. The seminar targets senior officials from customs administrations in AFRITAC West 2 member countries responsible for managing PCA units as well as auditors who have knowledge of the WCO PCA Guidelines.
AFW2/ECOWAS Regional Leadership Seminar on TADAT
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 at Accra
13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017 at Cabo Verde
AFRITAC West 2 and the IMF Statistics Department (STA), with the support of the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) will hold a Regional workshop on "Price Statistics". The main objective of the workshop is to discuss and reach agreement on the implementation of key international best practices and standards (focusing on consistency in methodologies) in order to improve consistency in the compilation of price statistics within the region. Participants will be drawn from the National Statistics Offices of AFW2 member countries.