“Modernization of the budget process in Ukraine – a new focus of the EU4PFM project in 2022” – Jurgita Domeikienė, Team Leader of EU4PFM programme

EU4PFM project expanded its activities in Ukraine. At the beginning of 2022 a contract was signed between the EU Delegation to Ukraine and CPMA, Vilnius, Lithuania, for the EU4PFM project to start activities related to budget preparation, execution and monitoring in Component 1.

The budget of the project was topped-up by approximately 7,5 MEUR and the overall duration of the project was extended until the end of 2024.

Specific objective of EU4PFM component 1 is to support relevant national institutions in the improvement of budget preparation, implementation and control thus strengthening the capacities:

Jurgita Domeikiene, Team Leader of EU4PFM Programme

The overall objective of the program, with a total budget of 55.5 MEUR is to improve Public Finance Management (hereinafter – PFM) in Ukraine, thereby ultimately improving public service delivery and the business climate. The main beneficiaries are the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, State Tax Service, State Customs Service, Accounting Chamber of Ukraine and newly established Bureau of Economic Security.

CPMA is responsible for three components of EU4PFM programme, with the total budget of 36.985 MEUR, of which 0,5 MEUR is the co-funding of the Republic of Lithuania. Support of relevant national institutions in the improvement of budget preparation, implementation, and control; as well as the further development of a modern, efficient and fair revenue collection system; also covering relevant PFM institutions in the enhancement of their organizational capacities are the main objectives of the three components that CPMA carries responsibility for.

“The team of more than 100 professionals – international, Lithuanian and local experts work on this project to support reforms in public finance management including IT transformation.” – said Jurgita Domeikiene, Team Leader of EU4PFM programme.

More information on EU4PFM Project on EU4PFM Website.