Relations with other international organizations
DG ECFIN - EU Network of Independent Fiscal Institutions (EUNIFI)
DG ECFIN started to organize annual meetings for fiscal councils operating in the EU in 2013. The main aim of the meetings has been to provide a platform for exchange of information between the fiscal councils and the DG ECFIN and among fiscal councils. In 2015, the number of meetings was increased to two annually.
More information on upcoming events
Annual sessions with EFC-A
The main aim of the meetings of EUIFIs and EFC Alternates is to discuss conceptual and methodological issues of common concern.. The first meeting took place in December 2015.
European Fiscal Board (EFB)
The European Fiscal Board regularly invites the Network of EU IFIs to participate in its Annual Conference and to contribute with a paper.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
OECD Network of Parliamentary Budget Officials and Independent Fiscal Institutions (OECD PBO)
The first annual meeting of the OECD Network of Parliamentary Budget Officials and Independent Fiscal Institutions (the OECD PBO Network) took place in 2009, after the creation of this body. This Network brings together specialized professional staff from: independent fiscal institutions (parliamentary budget offices and fiscal councils); specialized in-house parliamentary budget research units; and parliamentary budget or finance committees.
The PBO meetings are attended by representatives from EU IFIs whose countries are members of the OECD. These meetings serve as a platform for exchange of best practices and expertise.
Other non-EU fiscal councils
- Australia: Parliamentary Budget Office
- Canada: Parliamentary Budget Office
- Georgia: Parliamentary Budget Office
- Japan: Japan Fiscal System Council
- Kenya: Parliamentary Budget Office
- Mexico: Mexican Center for Public Finance Studies
- Serbia: Fiscal Council
- South Africa: Parliamentary Budget Office
- South Korea: National Assembly Budget Office
- United States of America: Congressional Budget Office