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DPWH hosts Brown Bag session on Public Financial Management (PFM) Reforms

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About PFMP

The Philippines–Australia Public Financial Management Program (PFMP) is a long term partnership between the Governments of Australia and the Philippines to improve the efficiency, accountability and transparency of public fund use in the Philippines.

The Australian Government has committed A$ 30 million to the program for a period of five years, from its commencement in October 2011 up to 2016.

The PFMP is assisting the Philippines Government to implement its Philippine PFM Reform Roadmap: Towards Improved Accountability and Transparency, 2011–2015.  This comprehensive PFM reform agenda aims to clarify, simplify, improve and harmonize the financial management processes and information systems of the civil service in the Philippines.


PFMP presents results of three-year support to Department of Education; turns over Financial Management Manual


PFMP Team Leader and DFAT Counsellor Daniel Featherston (2nd from left) presented
the Financial Management Manual to DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro (center).
Also joining the handover were PFMP Program Delivery Adviser Gary Ellem (far left),
and DepEd Undersecretary Reynaldo Laguda (2nd from right) and OIC-Assistant Secretary Armando Ruiz (far right).
06 November 2015
PASIG CITY— The Philippines-Australia Public Financial Management Program (PFMP) recently presented the results of its three year support to the Department of Education (DepED) as a formal conclusion to the project called “Strengthening the Financial Management Systems in DepED.” PFMP Team Leader and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Counsellor Daniel Featherston led the presentation, with DepED Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro in attendance. 

First batch completes PFM Certificate Program


Participants, trainers and facilitators pose for a group picture as the
PFM Certificate Program Budgeting and Performance Track came to an end.
03 November 2015
The initial batch of participants for the Public Financial Management Certificate Program (PFMCP) recently completed the Budgeting and Performance Track, PFMCP’s second learning module, last October 20-23 at B Hotel in Quezon City. The B&P Track aims to enhance the ability of the oversight agencies to make better judgments when it comes to scrutinizing the data provided to them by the implementing agencies, and to give an avenue for both offices to fully grasp the weight of each other’s assigned tasks by exchanging roles during their case study simulations.

BTr, PFMP and SGV to commence work on Contingent Liabilities (CL) Management


23 October 2015
MANILA - One of the top four accounting firms Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV) has been chosen to provide assistance to the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) in managing and monitoring the government’s contingent liabilities (CL), as an integral part of the Public Financial Management (PFM) Reform Program. The objective of the project is to strengthen the information base and policy framework for managing contingent liabilities. 

The PFMP is a core initiative under the Australia - Philippines Development Cooperation Program.  To learn more about Australian Aid, click here.


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