Public administration
20.10.21

The 4th Edition of the Post Graduate Course on Public Finances of PALOP-TL has started

The 4th edition of the Post Graduate Course on Public Finances will start with, approximately, 65 students from the state institutions of the public finance management systems from Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome e Principe e East Timor.

The Post Graduation Course is sponsored by Pro PALOP-TL ISC, under the cooperation agreement signed between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Cape Verde and the  Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon. The regional program between PALOP and East Timor on economic governance is funded by the European Union and managed by UNDP.

The Course will take place from October 19, 2021 to June 21, 2022 and it aims to train the students on public finances area, improving the technical and functional competencies of Control/Audit Institutions, Parliaments and Ministries of Finance. And to improve the efficient management and the public finances political and judiciary external control, to promote the efficiency and effective use of public resources.

In March 1992 at Sao Tome e Principe City, the Head of State and Governments of PALOP expressed their political willing to establish a multiform cooperation between PALOP countries and the European Union. East Timor joined the group in 2007, changed the name of the group to PALOP-TL.