Group manager

Taran Viktor
Phone: 0503127688
taran.viktor@gmail.com
Мельничук Віталій
melnychuk9@gmail.com

Civil Society Organisations:

  • Center for Political Studies and Analysis "Eidos"
ISSUES TO BE RESOLVED BY THE REFORM

The inefficient use of state funds, according to employees of the financial departments of budgetary institutions amounts to 36%. One third of the public funds is used inefficiently, being mostly spent on financing activities that are not of strategic nature. The effectiveness of these activities is difficult to estimate due to their process orientation instead of commitment to achieving strategic objectives.
The reform of public finances is designed to ensure the effective use of state and local budgets on the basic principles of transparency, accountability and implementation of international best practices.
This aim can be reached by focusing on the quality planning of budget expenditures that will be aimed at achieving the strategic goals identified in the strategy
«Ukraine 2020», the Coalition Agreement, the IMF Memorandum and other strategic documents, as well as on monitoring results.

GOAL І. PUBLIC FUNDS ARE SPENT IN AN EFFECTIVE AND ACCOUNTABLE WAY WITH THE FOCUS ON ACHIEVING THE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES OF THE STATE
  1. Formalize legislatively the implementation of the three-year budget planning for more efficient use of public funds.

Decision-making authority: Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Finance.

  1. Draw up a draft State Budget for 2017, where funding will be provided exclusively for the programs of ministries and agencies that comply with their primary goal (only target costs).

Decision-making authority: Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Finance, central executive authorities.

  1. Formalize legislatively a quality budget process procedure, bring into conformity the terminology of the Budget Code and relevant government regulations.

Decision-making authority: Ministry of Finance.

  1. Carry out quality assessment of the fulfilment of budget programs of ministries and departments, particularly in terms of their achievement of key performance indicators identified in the budget programs.

Decision-making authority: Ministry of Finance, Accounting Chamber.

  1. Approve a new monitoring and reporting methodology for ministries and agencies with regard to achieving the key performance indicators of budgetary programs.

Decision-making authority: Ministry of Finance.

  1. Approve new effective rules of compiling budget programs and their reports that will change the approach to determining key performance indicators.

Decision-making authority: Ministry of Finance.

  1. Develop and adopt the basic principles of the budget policy for 2018–2020, prepare and approve the state budget for 2018–2020.

Decision-making authority: Verkhovna Rada, the Cabinet of Ministers, the Ministry of Finance.

GOAL ІІ. THE STATE AND THE PUBLIC EFFECTIVELY CONTROL THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS
  1. Select the members of the Accounting Chamber and launch its operation.

Decision-making authority: Verkhovna Rada.

  1. Turn the State Audit Service into a tool for increasing the efficiency of public administration and the use of public funds.

Decision-making authority: Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Finance.

  1. Increase the responsibility for the failure to abide by the legislation on the openness of the public funds use.

Decision-making authority: Verkhovna Rada.

  1. Appoint the Ministry of Finance as the administrator of the single web-portal of public funds "E-data" and adopt a mechanism to monitor the implementation of the Law "On the Open Use of Public Funds".

Decision-making authority: Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Finance.

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