All Workshops

+ Bank Supervision

Information Technology Risk Supervision

  15/09/2016 - 16/09/2016 at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The purpose of workshop was to create awareness of the need to develop capacity on IT Risk Supervision. IT Risk Supervision is a topic that is quickly rising as a supervisory priority as a result of the…

Risk Based Approach to AML/CFT Supervision

  05/09/2016 - 09/09/2016 at Zanzibar, Tanzania

The workshop aimed to create a platform for the staff of Central Banks Bank Supervision Departments and Financial Intelligence Units to exchange views and discuss the developments on AML/CFT regulations...

+ Financial Market Infrastructures and Payments

CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures:Challenges & Strategy

  24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 at Zanzibar, Tanzania

The objectives of the workshops are to enhance the level of assessment proficiency among participants and provide a forum to discuss local and regional challenges in the oversight of FMIs. The workshop will address new developments in the payments landscape and the new international guidance on cyber resilience for FMIs.

+ IMF Institute Courses

Regional Course on Macroeconomic Diagnostics

  30/11/2015 - 10/12/2015 at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The aim of the course was to strengthen the ability of participants to assess a country's macroeconomic situation, drawing heavily from actual country experiences. The broad types of assessments were...

+ Macro Fiscal Analysis

Macro-Fiscal Forecasting Training

  08/08/2016 - 18/08/2016 at Arusha, Tanzania

The objective of the workshop was to build the analytical skills of government officials who are involved in forecasting activities in their respective countries. Various government entities in the region…

+ Monetary Operations

Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in LLMICs

  20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017 at Arusha, Tanzania

The workshop is targeting mid-level management and relevant technical staff involved in practical discussion of monetary policy conduct and implementation. The objective of the seminar is to provide a platform to discuss practical and technical guidance on the effective implementation of a modern monetary policy framework as presented in the IMF policy paper on Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-Income and Other Developing Countries. Topics will include price stability, operational independence, the operational framework, forward-looking monetary policy strategy, and effective central bank communication.

Understanding and Improving the Link between Fiscal and Monetary Policy

  28/04/2016 - 09/09/2016 at Zanzibar, Tanzania

The sound conduct of monetary policy and the development of well functioning financial markets benefit from strong cooperation between the ministry of finance and the Central Bank.

+ Other Events

Steering Committee Meeting

  03/04/2017 - 04/04/2017 at Lilongwe, Malawi

AFE will conduct its 19th Steering Committee meeting between April 3-4, 2017. The meeting will be co-chaired by the Malawi Minister of Finance, Economic and Planning and Development, and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Risk Based Solvency Frameworks and Supervision

 20/02/2017 ( 01:00 PM - 09:00 PM ) at Uganda

This will include the identification of significant activities, assessing inherent and other risks, assessing board, risk management and other oversight functions and the assessment of solvency requirements/capital adequacy for insurers.

+ Public Financial Management

Joint EAC/ FAD – AFE Workshop

  20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017

The EAC/FAD-AFE workshop will focus on regional PFM harmonization and the development of a surveillance framework to oversee macro-fiscal convergence ahead of the proposed monetary union.
It is being hosted by the EAC secretariat and will have participation from the EAC Partner States.

PFM Reform Strategies

  21/02/2017 - 21/02/2017 at Zanzibar, Tanzania

The workshop will discuss themes emerging from previous experience with PFM reforms in AFE countries. It is specifically intended to equip participants with a better understanding of how to prioritize and sequence PFM reforms; the relevance of PEFA and other diagnostic tools in designing country appropriate reform strategies; the role of underlying institutional arrangements; and the importance of change management.

Strengthening Public Investment Management

  28/11/2016 - 02/12/2016 at Kigali, Rwanda

The workshop was planned to (i) strengthen understanding of the senior officials on how public investment institutions influence fiscal and economic outcomes, and (ii) provide a critical appraisal of the...

IFMIS Effectiveness: Strengthening PFM operational support and control

  18/10/2016 - 21/10/2016 at Tanzania

The workshop discussed measures for improving the system support, which IFMIS provides to key PFM Processes: specifically: medium term, program based budget formulation; budget execution, including controls;

+ Revenue Policy and Administration

Operationalizing Risk Management Modules in Customs IT

  17/10/2016 - 21/10/2016 at Lilongwe, Malawi

The objective of the workshop was to develop practical skills to manage computerized customs selectivity modules.

+ Statistics

Agricultural Producer Price Index

  20/02/2017 - 20/02/2017 at Arusha, Tanzania

The workshop is intended to build capacity in developing agricultural producer price indices in the region and targets officials from national statistics offices and central banks. The one-week course will cover data sources and methodology for compiling the APPI.

National Accounts Statistics

  06/02/2017 - 20/02/2017 at Uganda

This is a follow up to the August 2016 workshop and is intending to provide further support in developing Supply and Use Tables (SUT).

Improving GFS Quality and Expanding the Guidelines

  28/11/2016 - 02/12/2016 at Kampala, Uganda

The two main objectives of the workshop were to: (i) enable AFE Member State GFS compilers to understand strategies for improving data quality (including comprehending more completely techniques for testing…

Accelerating GFS Reporting and Expanding the Guidelines

  29/08/2016 - 02/09/2016 at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The workshop reflected the ongoing joint efforts of the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat and the AFRITAC East Regional Technical Assistance Center (AFE) to conduct a GFS Capacity Development Program…