Financial Reform for Economic Development in Asia - Public Sector Forum 2016
May 17-18, 2016Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Theme: Driving Future Outcomes from Past Experience

Jointly organized by the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and the World Bank Group

This 2016 forum explores how improved public financial management contributes to strengthening the public sector, improving government accountability and transparency, and thereby supporting poverty reduction and economic growth.

Experts from government, NGOs and the private sector will share their experiences in dealing with challenges as they relate to public financial management, and identify with participants' practical strategies and programs to enhance implementation of effective public sector financial systems across Asia.

An exclusive by-invitation-only event, join some 150-200 regulators, policy makers, business leaders, academics, and professionals from throughout Asia Pacific to contribute to ensuring that public financial management in the region provides adequate support to all members of the Asian community to both enhance and share the benefits from economic growth.

Please refer to the brochure (here) for details about the Forum sessions and topics.

For more information about participating in the forum, contact the CAPA Secretariat.

  • The Financial Reform for Economic Development (FRED) Forum is a joint initiative of CAPA and the World Bank. It is a flagship event for the accountancy profession in the region that aims to address matters related to accounting, reporting, and auditing that have a significant impact on economic development. The Forum focuses on a wide range of issues affecting the private, public, and not‐for‐profit sectors. The accountancy profession has a key role to play in encouraging, designing, or in the execution of many reform agendas.
  • The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) is recognized by the global accountancy profession (represented by the International Federation of Accountants, IFAC) as a regional organization representing 31 national professional accountancy organizations operating in Asia Pacific. These organizations, referred to as CAPA’s members, represent about 1.6 million accountants. The mission of CAPA is to develop, coordinate, and advance the accountancy profession in the region, encompassing both the public and private sectors, and all facets of the accountancy profession.