Improving Financial Governance in Djibouti by Scaling up Audit and Control Function in the Public Sector (GFID)
Project Name:Improving Financial Governance in Djibouti by Scaling up Audit and Control Function in the Public Sector (GFID)Institution :Government of DjiboutiProject Region :
Eastern & Southern AfricaCountry :DjiboutiStatus :ActiveGrant Number :237Grant Amount (USD):2 700 000Commitment Date:2008Closing Date:2013Introduction:
- Core Competence:
Capacity for Leadership and Accountable Governance
The project is contributing to the implementation of the fourth strategic pillar of Djibouti’s medium term development, the Initiative Nationale pour le Développement Social (INDS 2008-2012) focusing on promoting good governance and capacity development Upon developing this project the Djibouti authorities indicated that the fourth strategic area remains a priority in government policy as reflected in the updated INDS 2011-2015. They insisted that efforts to improve transparency and foster accountability need to be sustained in Djibouti.Project Description:
The objective of the project is to improve financial governance in Djibouti by scaling up audit and control function in the public sector. To achieve this objective, the Project supports key institutions involved in the control chain, primarily the General State Inspectorate, the National Audit Office (Cour des Comptes), the Supreme Court, the Parliament, the Office of the Inspector General of Finance, the Office of Inspector General of Health Services, the National Assembly to enable them better enhance performance, transparency, ethics, effectiveness and accountability in the use and management of public funds. The project has five components: Improving Human Capacity, Strengthening the Legal Framework and Improving Systems and Processes, Improving Communication and outreach activities, Fostering Research Activities and Institutional Strengthening. The expected impact of the project is improvement in the implementation of good governance principles and greater transparency and accountability in the public sector.
- Core Competence: