Rome, 9-10 February 2017 - Conference Hall at the Polo Multifunzionale RGS
An international workshop was held on 9 and 10 February 2017, at the Conference Hall of the Polo
Multifunzionale RGS, on medium-term budgetary policies and on public accounting with an emphasis on
curbing expenditure. The Workshop, organized by the Research Department of the General Accounting
Office of the State and coordinated by Marco Cangiano (former Assistant Director with the
International Monetary Fund), compared the experiences of Austria, France and Italy in promoting
reforms aimed at strengthening fiscal discipline, tightening control over expenditures and
improving the quality of accounting and budget data.
The speakers of the Workshop were Renaud Duplay (Directorate of the Budget of the French
Ministry of Finance), Delphine Moretti (Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division of the OECD),
Clemens Mungenast (Finance Division of the Federal Government of Stiria, Austria), Bernhard Schatz
(Austrian Audit Court), and Raffaella Basile (Department of the Treasury).
The programme of the Workshop and the contributions of the speakers are available below in