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PMCG Joins Professional Services Council to Enhance Collaboration Between Industry and Government

10-May-2019

PMCG Joins Professional Services Council to Enhance Collaboration Between Industry and Government

We are pleased to announce that we recently became a member of the Professional Services Council (PSC), a leading advocate and resource for the government technology and professional services industry.“Being part of the council will give us an opportunity to contribute ...

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PMCG Contributes to Enhancing Parliamentary Oversight in Security Sector

06-May-2019

PMCG Contributes to Enhancing Parliamentary Oversight in Security Sector

We recently completed a European Union project designed to enhance parliamentary oversight in the security sector and to increase transparency by ensuring effective parliamentary oversight of defense and security agencies and improving relevant legislation of Georgia.&n...

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Supporting Enterprise Georgia to Enhance its Institutional Capacity

25-Apr-2019

Supporting Enterprise Georgia to Enhance its Institutional Capacity

We recently launched a new project aiming to strengthen the organizational performance and bolster the institutional effectiveness of Enterprise Georgia.Enterprise Georgia is a subordinated agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and it ...

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Supporting Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) to Enhance its Institutional Effectiveness

18-Apr-2019

Supporting Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) to Enhance its Institutional Effectiveness

We are collaborating with the Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) to enhance its organizational structure and performance. The EMC is a non-governmental organization, focusing on the fields of human rights (including social, women’s, and minority rig...

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PMCG’s CEO Shares Experience of Fighting Corruption at IMF Spring Meetings

15-Apr-2019

PMCG’s CEO Shares Experience of Fighting Corruption at IMF Spring Meetings

On April 11, Aleksi Aleksishvili, Chairman and CEO at PMCG, participated in the IMF Spring Meetings Seminar “Curbing Corruption by Improving Economic Governance in the Middle East and Central Asia.”The main goal of the seminar was to identify key areas of economic gover...

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Supporting SMEs to Enhance their Competitiveness on International Markets

11-Apr-2019

Supporting SMEs to Enhance their Competitiveness on International Markets

On March 25, we conducted a training for representatives of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) regarding various aspects of international trade and development activities under EBRD initiative “Trade Ready.”The main objective of this project as a whole, as well ...

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Building Capacity of Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI) in Research

10-Apr-2019

Building Capacity of Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI) in Research

We recently launched a new project aiming to enhance the efficiency and reliability of the research conducted by the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI).The project will enhance the capacity of trainees in conducting research by develop...

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Supporting the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia to Enhance Business Process Management

08-Apr-2019

Supporting the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia to Enhance Business Process Management

We recently launched a new project aiming to assist the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, the Social Service Agency and...

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Supporting Public Internal Control Department (PICD) to Fight Fraud

04-Apr-2019

Supporting Public Internal Control Department (PICD) to Fight Fraud

On March 29-30, we conducted a workshop for public internal auditors at the Public Internal Control Department (PICD) in order to enhance their capacity in fraud detection. The main objective of this workshop was to enable internal auditors to implement fraud detection...

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Assisting Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia to Increase the 2019 Budget Allocation for Biodiversity by GEL 300,000

02-Apr-2019

Assisting Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia to Increase the 2019 Budget Allocation for Biodiversity by GEL 300,000

We recently supported the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA) to engage in successful budget advocacy with the Ministry of Finance and the Parliamentary Committee on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, thereby increasing th...

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Hotel Price Index (March, 2019)

22-Apr-2019

Hotel Price Index (March, 2019)

In March 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index increased by 5.1% compared to February 2019. The prices of hotels in Tbilisi increased by 4.2%. In March 2019, compared to February 2019, the increase of hotel prices in Georgia, can be linked to increased number of tourists tr...

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Hotel Price Index (February, 2019)

14-Mar-2019

Hotel Price Index (February, 2019)

In February 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 1.7% compared to January 2019. In Tbilisi, the hotel prices decreased by 1.9%. The decrease of hotel prices in Georgia, can be linked to decreased number of tourists' trips. In February 2019, compared to January 2019...

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Hotel Price Index (January, 2019)

25-Feb-2019

Hotel Price Index (January, 2019)

In January 2019, in Georgia the hotel price index decreased by 3.9% compared to December 2018. Among ten regions of Georgia and Tbilisi, in January 2019, compared to December 2018, the hotel prices increased only in Racha (1.3%). In Tbilisi, hotel prices decreased by 4.2%. In Jan...

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Increasing Program Budgeting Capacity of Ministry of Labor Social and Health Affiairs of Georgia

25-Sep-2015
Start Date:
July, 2015
End Date: November, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: Government of Georgia
Origin of Funding: USAID/GGI






 

 




Project Description:

 

PMCG, under the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, will provide support to the Ministry of Labor, Social and Health Affairs of Georgia in strengthening the program budgeting capacity of the Ministry staff and formulating and implementing a needs-oriented 2016 program budget for the Ministry. Participatory processes of medium-term planning and program budgeting will help to define the major program priorities of the Ministry and its sub-agencies from the medium-term perspective and identify the actions that should secure the achievement of institutional priorities for the coming years.

The main objective of the assignment is to ensure effective and efficient use of public resources through enhancing the capacity and skills of the Ministry of Labor, Social and Health Affairs staff in program budgeting.

During this consultancy, consultants from PMCG will perform the following tasks:

  • Hold a series of meetings and discussions with the Ministry management and staff to identify key priorities of the Ministry
  • Based on the findings of the above meetings and the new methodology that has been developed by the MoF with GIZ’s assistance, support the Ministry staff in development of the Basic Data and Directions document of the MoLSHA
  • Deliver technical and methodological coaching to the MoLSHA staff to develop draft 2016 programs, sub-programs and performance indicators
  • Facilitate finalization of 2016 programs, sub-programs and performance indicators and assist MoLSHA in development of the final draft 2016 budget of the Ministry
  • Assist the staff of the budget and PR department of the Ministry in planning and facilitation of the series of meetings with citizens and broader groups of stakeholders to present the 2016 program budget of the Ministry
  • Develop a Final Report on the technical assistance provided to the MoLSHA
  • Provide an exit briefing for relevant GGI staff and the USAID COR



Background information:

USAID has awarded Tetra Tech ARD with a 5-year contract under the Office of Democracy and Governance, whose purpose is to support the Government of Georgia in strengthening overall transparency, accountability and effectiveness of selected governance and service delivery systems. GGI’s work targets the legislative and executive branches at both the central and local government levels. To ensure greater government accountability, GGI works with government and civil society representatives to enhance public participation and disseminate public information about key reforms. This activity addresses the Governing Justly and Democratically Objective of U.S. Government Foreign Assistance, and especially the promotion of well-governed states and civil society areas.

The objectives of GGI are to improve administrative and financial management of public institutions at all levels, to increase civic engagement and improve access to independent, reliable and balanced information relevant to Georgia’s good governance, to strengthen policy development and lawmaking processes and to strengthen institutional oversight of government.

Follow the links below for more related information:
Good Governance Initiative (GGI)
Partnership for Budget Transparency: Civil Society Oversight of Public Spending
Enhance Transparency and Accountability of the State Competition and Procurement Agency and its Dispute Resolution Board
Consultancy/Training Services in Budgetary Oversight and Programme Budgeting to the Parliament of Georgia within the UNDP Project “A strong Parliament in a Consolidated Democracy”
Study to Enhance the Public Outreach Function of the Competition and State Procurement Agency (CSPA)
Organizational Development and Training for Policy Analysis, Strategic Planning and Coordination Department at the Government of Georgia
Strengthening Government of Autonomous Republic of Adjara Institutional Capacity for Program Budgeting
Review of the Implementation of the PFM Management Sector Budget Support Programme (SPSP)
Financial Oversight Development Project: Professional Training Support to the Parliament of Georgia

 

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