This ‘bridging’ session will bring together experts and enthusiasts working with government budgets for a variety of purposes and help to work out solutions to key challenges in improving the usability and comprehension of budgets across the world.
In this fluff-free, action oriented session, we will be investigating numerous concrete solutions, including standards for budget and spending data planning a course of action to push forward work in this area over the next 12 months.
Bring your brain and a good set of shoes, this session involves movement and a lot of teamwork.
Introductions (5 minutes)
Section 1 (15 - 20 mins) :
Format: World Cafe - 5 mini presentation groups around which participants rotate to introduce to new projects from around the world in the field of budget transparency.
Section 2: (30 mins) Overcoming challenges
Format: Spectogram. Overcoming challenges.
Having heard some of the concrete proposals put forward in the first section - participants react to proposed steps forward, voting with their feet in an exercise to capture the diversity of opinions.Section 3: 5 mins Wrapup - next steps