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Workshop on International Public Sector Accounting Standards and the Framework for International Education Pronouncements
03 November 2008
Palais des Nations, Room XXVI, E-Building

Key Issues

This workshop is being organized in conjugation with the twenty-fifth anniversary session of UNCTAD´s Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR).

This event will have two segments.

The first segment (morning) will deal with an overview and practical implementation aspects of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) that are issued by the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) - under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

Over the recent years, the number of member States that are implementing IPSAS has been growing.

This workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn more about IPSAS - including practical implementation aspects.

Speakers during this segment will include: the Chairman of the IPSASB, several Board members as well as senior staff of the IPSASB.

The second segment (afternoon) will deal with International Education Standards that are issued by the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) under the auspices of IFAC.

The discussion will mainly focus on a review of the Framework for International Education Pronouncements and the Introduction to the International Education Standards.

Speakers during this segment will include: the Chairman of the IAESB, Board Members as well as senior staff.

This event will provide participants with an opportunity to provide the IAESB with input into the review process.


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