The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: to improve public finance management in BiH by increasing expenditure effectiveness. The purpose of this contract is to help BiH authorities to improve the budget planning process.
The results to be achieved by the project are:
- Result 1: Improved programme budgeting process and alignment with the mid-term policy planning process at all levels of government in BiH.
- Result 2: Human resources capacities for programme budget planning have been improved at all levels of government in BiH.
This is a capacity-building project that will introduce the benefit of knowledge and expertise to be obtained from member states and/or current candidate states, being mindful of the use of good practices in BiH, fiscal decentralization and fiscal policy coordination system in BiH. A review of the existing programmes is expected to be carried out, where they have already been formulated and if necessary their re-definition, and formulation of programmes where they did not exist, and formulation a new quality programme structure interlinked with strategic/mid-term planning including adequate and quality performance indicators. In that way budget programmes will be identified in all budget users at the Institutions of BiH, Federation of BiH, Republika Srpska and Brcko District and the identified pilot budget users at the cantonal level in the Federation of BiH and units of local self-government in Republika Srpska.