Public Finance Management Reform

PATTIRO Shares Its Experience at Asian Regional Conference in Malaysia.

On 25 February 2014, Agus Salim, Program Manager of B3WP PATTIRO, spoke at the Asian Regional Conference of gender responsive budgeting in Penang, Malaysia. The international conference, titled Gender Responsive Budget Narratives: Transforming Institutions, Empowering Communities,  was hosted by the Penang Women’s Development Cooperation (PWDC), in collaboration with the Penang State Government, two local authorities

APBD Supervision Training Module for CSOs


Authors: Fitria Muslih Rohidin Sudarno Abdul Waidl Alif Basuki Cristian Markus This module was written to support budgetary advocacy training activities that are undertaken by CSOs in five provinces and 20 districts that constitute the AIPD program area. To download the APBD Supervision Training Module for CSOs via Google drive, click here Module material encompasses

Health APBD Working Paper – Manokwari District, West Papua


One health issue that must receive serious attention from the Manokwari District Government is the promotion of free health services, especially JAMPERSAL and service for sufferers of infectious diseases in Manokwari District. To download an Indonesian language version of the Manokwari District Health APBD Working Paper via Google drive, click here The total trend of

Application of the FOI Act and Community Advocacy will Encourage Budget Absorption

At the end of every year, the low budget absorption by government, both at the central and local level, always features significantly in the news. At the beginning of November 2013, the Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri) recorded local government budget absorption to be at only 68% on average throughout Indonesia. Whilst at the beginning

Gender responsive budgeting accelerates progress toward achieving MDGs: Watchdog


Independent watchdog on state and local budget, Pattiro, says the implementation of gender responsive budgeting (ARG) will accelerate progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015. ARG is a budgeting mechanism which involves men and women simultaneously to actively participate in each stage of the budget process to ensure interests of the two