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Monday, March 23, 2015

ICGFM March DC Forum, "Meet the Auditors", on YouTube!

ICGFM is proud to present the video of the 

March 2015 DC Forum, "Meet the Auditors"!

Click below to view:
 March DC Forum on YouTube

Insights on Auditing from:

Daniel S. Nelson, Assistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection, IMF
Jorge Da SilvaExecutive Auditor, Inter-American Development BankMouhamadou Diagne, Director of Strategy & Operations-Internal Audit Vice Presidency, The World Bank GroupFacilitator: Richard Hudson, Evans Incorporated/ICGFM Program Steering CommitteePresident: Jack Maykoski, Graduate School USA andSponsor: Al Tyree, Graduate School USA

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ICGFM DC Forum - April 1, 2015

Implementation of Domestic Resource Mobilization in Developing Countries

International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon

Robert E. Wuertz - Director, Office of Economic Policy, E3

·         Definition of Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM)
·         Historical perspective - Developing countries are – developing!
·         Developing countries WANT DRM
·         Funding DRM

The discussion will focus on DRM and how developing countries are moving along the continuum from needing assistance to prosperous nations.  DRM is the natural counterpart of that development.  Description of the benefits to countries of DRM will also be discussed. How it has been done – successfully! – and what has been achieved.  Discussion of the El Salvador case and elements of other cases will be covered.  Upcoming meeting in Addis will touch on how DRM plays on the international stage.

Our Speaker:
Robert E. Wuertz is a former Mission Director and current Director for the Office of Economic Policy, E3.  In his current capacity, Mr. Wuertz manages a group of economists providing technical services to missions and key USAID initiatives including revenue mobilization and assessment of extreme poverty.  Mr. Wuertz has had many posts, including Macedonia, Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Manila and Ghana.  Prior to Joining USAID, Mr. Wuertz served as an Economic Advisor for the US Treasury in Saudi Arabia.  Wuertz holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia, and a bachelor's in economics from Cornell University.

Location:      Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
                   1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
                   Washington, DC 20036

Time:           12:00-1:30pm

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Thursday, February 5, 2015

ICGFM DC Forum - March 4, 2015


International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon

March 4, 2015, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Our Speakers:

Jorge da SilvaExecutive Auditor, Inter-American Development Bank
Mouhamadou DiagneDirector of Strategy & Operations-Internal Audit Vice Presidency, The World Bank Group
Daniel S. NelsonAssistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection, IMF
  • Gain a unique insight into the most important development institutions today
  • Hear the latest trends in accountability from an international auditor’s perspective
  • Learn how evolving missions are affecting the oversight role of the IMF, World Bank, and      Inter-American Development Bank 

One of the DC Forum’s most popular events is an informal discussion with the senior auditors of the key international development and financial institutions based in Washington, DC.  This session will provide insight into recent trends in accountability at the international level and afford a unique insight into the auditor’s perspective of these important international institutions.

Our Speakers:
Jorge da Silva was appointed Executive Auditor of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on September 1, 2012.  Mr. da Silva brings to the IDB more than 25 years of private and public sector experience in internal auditing, accounting, risk management, internal controls, and information technology.

Mouhamadou Diagne is the Director of Strategy & Operations for the World Bank Group Internal Audit Vice Presidency and brings to the institution over 20 years of experience in Accounting and Auditing. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Mouhamadou held senior positions at Fannie Mae, Arthur Andersen, and Deloitte & Touché. Mouhamadou is a CIA, CPA, CGMA, CIDA, and a member of the AICPA. He is holds MBA and MSc. degrees with concentration in Finance.

Daniel S. Nelson joined the IMF in October 2004 as Assistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. Prior to the IMF, Mr. Nelson worked at the UN World Food Programme, and with Price Waterhouse. He is a CPA and a CIA. Mr. Nelson also served as a member of the audit committee of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036

Time: 12:00-1:30pm

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