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We are happy to announce that the Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness Academy is about to begin in Washington DC!
The Academy will run from December 5 to December 8 and it's organized in partnership with the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities. The training will provide capacity building to to selected cities, local and central government agencies from all over the world on areas such as financial management, planning and budgeting, own source revenue enhancement and capital investment planning. 25 representatives from 9 countries will participates!
Follow live updates, pictures, clips, quotes, (fun) facts, and (some) serious issues, as they happen at the Academy. Stay tuned!
Please click HERE to check the Program Agenda
A very interesting panel on "Private Sector Perspectives on Municipal Creditworthiness" has just started with a remarkable lineup, from the left: Daniela Brandazza, Senior Director and Sector Lead from Standard & Poor's Global Ratings, Amy Laskey, Managing Director from Fitch Ratings, our moderator Natwar Gandhi, Former Chief Financial Officer of Washington DC, Lisa Washburn, Managing Director from Municipal Market Analytics and Hector Negroni, Principal from Fundamental Advisors.
And now is Action Planning time! Participants are working with the support of the Academy facilitators to reach consensus on a Draft Action Plan aimed at improving the financial management performance of their particular city. Everyone is very busy in discussing and completing our on-line Self Assessment and Action Planning tool! Check it out: www.citycred.org