In the framework of implementing the Project’s activities, according to the Action plan 2017, the “Capacity Development for the Planning Reform” project has organized 02 workshops on “ Implementing the legal documents and MPI’s guidings on formulating, M&E the socio-economic development plan and public investment” for 11 Northern provinces, including: 05 provinces (Lang Son, Hoa Binh, Hung Yen, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh) on 21-23 August 2017 in Hanoi and 06 provinces (Thai Binh, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Ha Nam, Hai Duong, Hai Phong) on 28-30 August 2017 in Hanoi. Approximatly more than 100 participants are officials who are directly working on planning and investment at provincial and commune level.
Training topics include: Formulating the socio-economic development plan; M&E the socio-economic development plan; main contents of Public Investment Law and guiding documents; Formulation, appraisal, approval and handling the annual medium-term public investment plan; Implementing the M&E public investment and forwarded terms in Public investment law and gathering inputs for the Handbook before publishing.
The atmostphere of the workshop took place very seriously. The Project had received some comments, replies on the draft Handbook “Formulating and implementation M&E of socio-economic development plan” and is finalizing soon in order to public. Participants evaluated that this was a very necessary workshop when though Public Investment Law had been issued from 01 Jan 2015, its implementing and legal documents were still in difficulties. Delegates are also keen to hold such workshops where they can exchange their knowledge and practical experiences to accomplish assigned tasks.