On 8 February
2011 final seminar was
held in the MainCRO within the frameworks of the pilot
activity on introduction of internal control at the regional level by the support
of the program of the Project of International Cooperation with the Netherlands
Ministry of Finance. Permanent coordinators and experts of the Project, specialists of the MainCRO as well as participants of work groups of 6 pilot projects that are representatives of the regional CROs and the regional state administrations of Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Cherkasy regions have participated in the seminar. The main aim of this event has been presentation of the results of the pilot projects concerning adjusting of the system of internal control in the process of realization of materials of control measures, conducted in the form of inspection (for the CROs) and in the process of making healthy of
liquidators of consequences of an accident on CHAES (for the Main Department of the Labour and
Social Protection of RSAs).
Deputy Chairman of the MainCRO Olena Chechulina has opened the seminar and underlined the priority of
measures related to the development of the system of public internal financial
control in Ukraine. Mrs. Chechulina has pointed out that just Ukrainian-Holland project had stipulated to dissemination of the following
issues at the regional level of Ukraine: an understanding of an essence of European approaches to internal control, differences between domestic system
and the best European practice in the PIFC sphere, reasons of these differences. Separately she has emphasized on the necessity of realization of further steps on the way of an advancement of
reforms in Ukraine and
development of further close cooperation with Holland partners.
In his turn, coordinator of the technical assistance of the Netherlands Ministry of Finance Jan van Tuinen has confirmed intentions of the Holland Party to continue
cooperation with the MainCRO of Ukraine in the sphere
of PIFC development and shortly outlined its main directions. The coordinator
of the project Ruslana Rudnytska
has presented short history of the project and expected results of pilots.
After this results of pilots were directly presented to an attention of participants. Representative of the Lviv Regional State Administration has presented the main
stages of activity, findings and recommendations concerning improvement of the
process of making healthy of
liquidators of consequences of an accident on CHAES at the level of the Main
Department of the Labour and Social Protection of RSA. In his turn representative of the Cherkasy CRO has told about results of attempt of adjusting of internal control system in the process of
realization of materials of control measures conducted in the form of
the presentation participants of work groups had an opportunity to exchange
their thoughts. Discussion has been bright and substantial. Having summed up, representatives of the CROs in Dnipropetrovsk and Lviv regions Oleksandr Shkuropat and Ihor Volyanskyi shared common conclusions and observations concerning the process and results of implementation of “pilots” as well as gained experience.
In their turn Head of the Public Internal Financial Control Harmonization Department Maksim Tymokhin and Deputy Head Tetyana Borovkova have told about conclusions and observations
concerning Project and a raw of aspects of PIFC development in Ukraine. They underlined that despite the fact that the MainCRO in future would also try to bring the domestic PIFC system maximally closer to European
regulations and rules, it is very important to save
the best possessions of the country.
With the purpose of methodological assistance an expert of the project of the Netherlands Ministry of Finance Manfred van Kesteren has presented and explained the main provisions of
practical manual on internal control. Also Holland
experts have given recommendations concerning preparation of the final report.
In the second part of the seminar participants in small groups worked over
tasks related to preparation of common recommendations by the results of
“pilots” and concrete propositions concerning improvement of an activity in selected
processes. An obligatory condition of this task was reality of realization of
prepared propositions into the practical activity.
end of the seminar results of work in groups were presented and international
experts told their comments.
During the next three days within the framework of the Program of the project of the international cooperation the
best representatives of work groups from the CROs of Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv and Cherkasy regions as well as experts of the CHU of the MainCRO by the support of experts of the Netherlands will
have an opportunity to participate in the professional training for future
Because just at this stage Ukraine needs specialists which will be able to ensure the further dissemination of
the best European experience in the PIFC sphere.