The Inter-American Development Bank recognized the state for good results in the implementation of its budget….
BUENOS AIRES — The Government of Yucatan has been recognized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the field of Sub-national (State) Governments in Latin America for guiding public management to improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, through efficient implementation of the budget and evaluation of its impact.
Gov. Rolando Zapata Bello’s representative, the Technical Secretary of Planning and Evaluation, Guillermo Cortés González, received the distinction during the presentation of the third edition of the Management for Results in Development Award (GPRD) 2017.
This event was held at the 10th International Seminar of the Management Network for Results in Sub-national Governments of Latin America and the Caribbean, which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In an event held at the Sheraton Libertador Hotel, Cortés González said that reconciling good technical work with excellent political work is essential to strengthen the capacities of governments in the application of public funds and the delivery of optimal services to society.
The official explained that this award is an incentive to continue the good accountings that are given to citizens and contribute to the integral development of the territory, to ensure the population’s well-being.
This recognition of the budget elaboration processes and the evaluation given by the IDB to the Government of Yucatan is in addition to the achievements this year at the national level.
As will be recalled, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) highlighted the state as the fourth with the greatest progress in the implementation of the Results Based Budget and Performance Evaluation System. Meanwhile the Federal Audit Office (ASF) identifies our state as having the greatest progress in the Federal Expenditure Performance Evaluation System.
The State Government participated with the project called Budgetary Considerations Yucatán 2017, a document that issues recommendations for the allocation of resources to public programs, based on the results of evaluations. Together with Yucatan, Buenos Aires was also recognized as Best Sub-national Government.
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