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JPBAFM Special Issue on Financial reporting in the public sector: a di…

Connected to the CIGAR Conference in Tokyo, JPBAFM aims to publish a special issue on “Financial reporting in the public sector: a dialogue that supports a sustainable future in times of crisis”. The SI aims to address an interdisciplinary dialogue...

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17th CIGAR 2024 Workshop June 12-14, 2024, Udine, Italy

We are glad to announce the 17th CIGAR 2024 Workshop, which will be held June 12-14, 2024, in Udine, Italy. The workshop theme is "Digital and smart governance for public sector accounting, auditing, and accountability."  As usual, the workshop is combined with the...

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Call for papers – 4th CIGAR Annual Issue of Public Money & Managem…

Scholars and practitioners who have a significant interest in CIGAR’s research agenda are invited to submit papers for consideration of publication in the 4th CIGAR Annual Issue of Public Money & Management. The CIGAR Annual Issue is not tied to a...

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Dear CIGAR Network members, We are glad to announce a new initiative by the CIGAR Association - a series of online events. During these events, a keynote speaker will present on a specific theme, and then a scholar (or a group...

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Call for Venues for the 20th Biennial CI…

The CIGAR Network Association opens a call for Venuesforthe 20th Biennial CIGAR Conference in 2025 that isexpected to take place in June 2025. The deadlineforproposal submissions is the30th of November 2023. The proposal should be developed along the lines indicated...

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Applications open for CIGAR Network Exec…

The CIGAR Network Association opens a call for applications for new Executive Board members. The candidates should be scholars doing research in public sector accounting and financial management, and active participants in CIGAR Network activities. The responsibilities and the role...

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CIGAR Newsletter January 2024

During 2023, the debate in our Newsletter concerned the tricky issue of measurement in public sector financial statements, tackling heritage and more. In our first Newsletter for 2024, we have...

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CIGAR Newsletter October 2023

In this issue you will find: Marco Bisogno’s discussion on Natural Resources, continuing the forum about accounting for public sector special assets; Josette Caruana’s underlining the risks of too much financialization in...

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CIGAR Newsletter July 2023

In this issue you will find: A contribution by Sheila Ellwood discussing the recognition and the measurement of assets in the public sector through the lens of accountability and decision-making. This...

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CIGAR is a network on comparative international governmental accounting research. CIGAR's mission is to promote worldwide discussion and research on comparative governmental accounting. The main means to realize this mission are the organisation of biennial conferences, biennial workshops dedicated to more specific research themes, and a regularly appearing Newsletter. The CIGAR Network stimulates the production of individual and joint papers, preferably in an international comparative perspective, and the publication of books and journal special issues comprising selections of papers presented at our conferences and workshops.

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CIGAR celebrates 30 years of events

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