September 5, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danylyuk, State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance Yevheniy Kapinus and acting Head of the State Fiscal Service (SFS) Myroslav Prodan met with international partners to form the Supervisory Board of the SFS Governance Reform Project.
Hugues Mingarelli, the Ambassador of the EU to Ukraine, Roman Washchuk, the Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine, Ernst Reichel, the Ambassador of Germany to Ukraine, Francis Malige, the Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus for the EBRD, Brian Seel, the U.S. Treasury Attache to Ukraine, Warren Wilson, the Economic Officer of the US Embassy to Ukraine , Goesta Ljungman, the IMF Resident Representative to Ukraine took part in the meeting.
The participants discussed the implementation of the SFS reform. The Task Force and the Work Groups consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, the SFS and an international consulting company have already started implementing previously developed recommendations on this reform.
"The purpose of the project is to transform the State Fiscal Service into an efficient and modern agency with an advanced IT system, with automated and transparent processes and with convenient services. I am glad that everyone has a common vision of how we should proceed with the reform and what needs to be transformed", Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said.
All international partners supported the idea of creating the Supervisory Board of the Project and agreed to assist Ukraine in reforming the SFS.
Cooperation between Ukraine and its international partners will ensure further transformation of the SFS and strengthen public attention to the changes within the agency.