FOWG Launch Presentation at OGP Summit 2013

Report
Fiscal Openness in Brazil:
The Transparency Portal
Jorge Hage
Minister of State
Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil
OGP London Summit 2013 – October 31st
Transparency in Brazil
1st Consocial
Not-for-Profit Entities
Debarment List
Fiscal
Responsibility
Law
Eletronic reverse
actions
Access to Information Law
Transparency
Portal
2000
Transparency Portals of
states and cities
2004
2003
Establishment of
CGU
National Debarment
List
World Cup and
Olympics Transparency
Portals
2008
2010
2006
2005
Regulation of the
electronic bidding
system
2007
2009
Mandatory Use of
Federal Payment Cards
Transparency Law (Law
nº 131/09)
Federal Agreements
Portal -SICONV
Disclosure of Paychecks
2012
2011
Open
Government
Partnership –
1st OGP
Country Action
Plan
2013
Open
Government
Partnership –
2nd Country
Action Plan
“Brasil
Tranparente”
Programm
Transparency Portal
Expenditures
Government Expenditures and Transfers.
Daily detailed updates.
Access to recipients and beneficiaries
Revenues
Expected and collected revenues. Daily
updates. Organized by origin and type.
Transfers Agreements
Values, objects and parties involved in the
agreements
CEIS and CEPIM
Debarment List of Companies, individual
suppliers and non-for-profit entities
Public Officials
Status of public officials, distribution of
positions and individual salaries
Functions of the Transparency Portal
•Audit tool
•Incentive to social participation
•Citizen empowerment instrument
•Strengthening Public Management
•Corruption Prevention and Fighting
No password
Free of charge
Accessible language
Simnplified
navigation
Open data
Reliable and
updated information
Transparency Portal
Punished companies
Servidores
Public Officials
Information
Revenues:
Daily updates
Transfers by program
or beneficiary
Expenditures:
Daily updates
Specific Programs
Download of Consultations
and Charts
Federal Direct Expenditures
Transparency Network
2014 World Cup and
2016 Olympic Games
Transparency Portal in Numbers
Amount displayed*
Total of visits in 2012
Average Monthly Visits*
Increase in
visits
*Through September 2013
R$ 12,110 trillion
8,170,046
884,027
Some answers you can get on the Portal
How much does the government spend in Education?
What was the revenue with taxes over imports/exports?
What did the Ministry of Health commit to pay today?
How many public servants work on that agency?
What was the amount transfered to my city last year?
How many suplliers have been suspended or debarred?
Daily information
Types of queries
Filters
Detailed Information
Daily information – Details of each expense
Information on Public Officials
Information on Public Officials Search by name, agency,
position and functions
Registry of Expulsion Penalties
Information on Public Officials – Search by name
Names – Civilian and Military
Personnel
Public Agency
Registry of Expulsion Penalties
From 2004 to September 2013
4,555 expulsion penalties were applied to 3,850
federal officials
National Debarment List - CEIS
Company identification
Type and period
of sanctions
Agency that
sanctioned
Source of
information
Companies: 5.220 sanctions applied to 3.725 empresas
Individual suppliers: 3.867 sanctions applied to 3.022 people
Through September 2013
Not-for-Profit Entities Debarment List
Identification of the entity
Identification of the
Public Body responsible
for the sanction
3,971 debarred entities
Reason for the sanction
Allocation of Government Property
Location of asset
Agency in charge
Vacant or occupied
2014 World Cup
Total Expenses
Budgeted and
Executed
Information by city,
activity and financial
agreement
2016 Rio Olympic Games
Information by city
themes and type of
investment
Other Tools
 E-courses for citizens
 Email - push system
 Surveys
 Frequently Asked Questions section
 Hotline for reporting misconducts and crimes
OGP London Conference 2013
Jorge Hage
Minister of State
head of the Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil
Visit the Transparency Portal
www.portaldatransparencia.gov.br
[email protected]
www.cgu.gov.br
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
Brazil &
Fiscal Transparency
Welles Matias de Abreu
Assistant Federal Budget Secretary, Substitute
Oct, 2013; @ London , UK
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
Summary

Brazilian Legislation Framework

What is GIFT?

Brazil & GIFT Results

Actual Brazilian Actions
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
Brazilian Legislation Framework
 2000: Fiscal Responsibility Law
 Civil servants spending limits
 Government debts control (federal, states and municipalities)
 Public Sector´s Primary Results
 Stimulus for Fiscal transparency and participation
 2011: Access to Public Information Law
 Promotion the accountability
The rule is “transparency” and
the exception is “secrecy”
Free
Information
The Global Initiative for Fiscal
Transparency (GIFT) is a multistakeholder action network working to
Countries:
advance and institutionalize global
Brazil;
Philippines;
norms and significant,
USA; UK
continuous improvements
on fiscal transparency, participation,
and
accountability in
countries around
the world.
NPOs:
IBP;
iScale
GIF
T
Other:
HP;
PEFA
IOs: WB;
FMI;
OCDE
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
Brazil & GIFT Results
 Brazilian Fiscal Transparency Initiatives:
 Fiscal Education;
 Citizen Budget; and
 Open Data Systems.
 Main Brazilian Supported Actions @ GIFT:
 Promotion of Fiscal Transparency Initiatives;
 GIFT High level Principles; and
 GIFT UN Resolution.
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
GIFT UN Resolution
(A/RES/67/218)
 SUMMARY:

Recognize GIFT and its High-level Principles on Fiscal Transparency,
Participation and Accountability (FTPA);

Encourages Member States to intensify efforts to enhance FTPA policies,
including the promotion of discussions to advance on commons goals; and

Invites Member States and relevant United Nations institutions to promote
cooperation and information-sharing among all stakeholders to assist Member
States in building capacity and exchanging experiences.
Ministry of Planning
Federal Budget Secretariat
Actual Brazilian Actions
 Realizing:
 Improving and creating initiatives to promote fiscal transparency; and

Participation in events (8) to promote and share fiscal transparency policies.
 To Realize:
 Special Event in UN about Fiscal Transparency
 Focus on GIFT UN Resolution: Encouraging and Exchanging Fiscal Transparency Initiatives
 Feb, 2014; @ UN, New York (USA)
+ Development
+ Equality
+Participation
“a country for
everyone”
“a rich country is a
country without
misery”
“Valuing Democracy”
Development with Fiscal Responsibility and Transparency
Thank You!
Federal Budget Secretariat
Phone:
+55 61 20202220
E-mail:
[email protected]
Toward a People’s Budget
Philippine Experience in the Pursuit of Fiscal Openness
Undersecretary Richard E. Moya
Philippine Department of Budget & Management
Philippine Budget Reform Agenda
Spending within means
Spending on the right priorities
Spending on measurable results
Through transparent, accountable & participatory
public expenditure management
Disclosure of Budget Information
All Departments must
disclose approved budgets &
reports, project details &
status, contracts awarded, etc.
Compliance has improved to
17 of 22 Departments as of
Dec ‘12, from 7 in July ’12.
Leveraging Technology for Transparency
Making the Budget
Accessible to Citizens
Making the Budget Accessible to Citizens
Principles for Constructive Engagement
 Transparency
 Accountability
 Integrity
 Inclusivity
 Partnership
 Consultation and
Empowerment
 Respect for
Internal Processes
 Sustainability
 National Interest
Agency-Civil
Society Budget
Partnerships
 18 agencies and GOCCs entered into BPAs in
crafting the 2014 budget, from 6 in the pilot stage
(during 2012 Budget preparation).
 Budget Partnerships during the execution phase
introduced.
Grassroots Participatory Budgeting
P20.1 billion
in 2014 Budget for local
poverty reduction programs
& projects developed with
communities & CSOs in
1,226 cities & municipalities
(expansion from P8.3 billion for
595 cities & municipalities).
Challenge: The Irreversibility of Reform
Deeply install reform
measures in institutions
Reforms must lead to
tangible benefits to people
Leverage technology
and innovation
Strong constituency to support
& demand for reforms
International Alliance for Fiscal Openness
Open Budgeting
Sanjay Pradhan
Vice President for Change, Knowledge and Learning
The World Bank
Global Challenges Require an ‘Open’
Approach to Development
1.2 billion people live
on less than $1.25/
day
2.7 billion people live
on between $1.25 and
$4.00/ day
Openness
can be an
accelerator
Stronger
Results
Disclosure
Citizen
Participation
MultiStakeholder
Collaboration
Disclosure: BOOST
Analyzing and
visualizing public
spending data
Open Budgets Portal
will feature tools for
data dissemination
and visualization
EMIS unit, Kampala, Uganda
The Portal will
feature data from 12
countries
Citizen Participation:
Mobile Enhanced Participatory Budgeting
Citizens help decide how the
local budget is allocated
SMS alerts citizens of
participatory budgeting sessions
Citizens vote via SMS
Voted decision is shared via SMS
Civil Society Participation In Nepali Budget
Monitoring
Multi-stakeholder capacity
building for collaborative budget
monitoring
CSOs monitor effective
implementation of social security
allowance program.
Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration:
Government
Private Sector
Civil society
Building On and Scaling Up the Open
Movement
Open Budgeting Ensures That Development Benefits All
Fiscal Openness Working Group
FOWG
October 2013
FOWG Objectives
50
 Provide a platform for peer to peer sharing and learning
among OGP members on FO,
 Offer OGP members efficient and coordinated access to
international good practices, tools, norms, assessments, and
technical expertise on FO,
 Support OGP members to implement their FO commitments,
and develop even more ambitious FO goals and good practices
including perhaps common/shared goals,
 Motivate additional governments to become champions and
models of FO.
FOWG Overview
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 Over forty countries in the OGP have committed
themselves to specific commitments on fiscal
openness in a range of areas.
 Opportunity for OGP Member Countries
that have or will make additional or new
commitments in the area of fiscal openness (FO).
 The FOWG will be jointly coordinated by the OGP
Support Unit and the multi-stakeholder Global
Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT).

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