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Seminars
Central Bank Governance
Event Date:

17.04.2017-20.04.2017

Application Deadline:

03.03.2017

Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabaş

This seminar provides a detailed overview of internal audit activities at a central bank conducted in accordance with international audit standards and recent developments in the internal audit area. It aims to identify the types of internal audit activities, the extent and the scope of different audit engagements, methods employed during planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up of an audit engagement. The program will also provide participants with insights about the role of an internal audit in risk management activities, as well as challenges that are to be encountered in organizing and conducting the engagements. While the emphasis is given to the CBRT’s practices and experiences, participants from other central banks will be encouraged to share their own experiences as well.

Target Audience: The seminar is organized for junior auditors from central banks. It will maintain an interactive discussion platform, so it is highly recommended that participants share their experiences during the seminar.

Seminars
Data Compilation and Analysis
Event Date:

25.04.2017-28.04.2017

Application Deadline:

17.03.2017

Event Coordinator:

Ceren Öztürk

The importance of timely, comprehensive, coherent and internationally comparable statistics on Balance of Payments (BOP), International Investment Position (IIP) and other related external sector statistics has become more apparent in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The seminar will discuss the methodology for collecting and compiling these statistics in line with internationally accepted standards. Recent international developments and the CBRT’s experiences on many practical issues will also be covered. Through a group assignment, the respective country experiences on “Challenges in BPM6 Transition and Implementation” will be shared in the wrap-up session.

Target Audience: The seminar is aimed at central bank experts whose main responsibility is to compile external sector statistics such as BOP and IIP statistics. The seminar consists of a series of presentations and discussions which will provide the participants with an opportunity to discuss problems encountered at their institutions and also to share their experiences on the compilation process.

Event Date:

08.05.2017-11.05.2017

Application Deadline:

01.04.2017

Event Coordinator:

Ceren Öztürk

This seminar initially discusses financial crises and how they are linked to the macroeconomy, then presents a macro-prudential policy approach to safeguard macro-financial stability. The program focuses on capital flows and capital flow volatility, building on country experiences. The seminar will continue with financial stability monitoring and assessment issues. Finally, the seminar will provide an emerging economy perspective through the Turkish experience by presenting implications of macro-prudential and monetary policies for macro-financial stability.

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for experts and economists from central banks and related policy institutions who are interested in various aspects of financial stability. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences during the seminar.

Event Date:

09.05.2017-12.05.2017

The workshop aims to provide a platform for the central banks of the region to exchange views on the payment system reform process in their individual countries, on the role of the respective central banks in managing change in payment systems and on how developments in the region link with broader global trends. Each topic will be discussed extensively and will be analysed in depth.

Target Audience: The workshop brings together payment systems senior staff and experts.

Seminars
Data Compilation and Analysis
Event Date:

15.05.2017-17.05.2017

Application Deadline:

31.03.2017

Event Coordinator:

Resul Saltabaş

As an important tool for analyzing financial flows between domestic sectors and with the rest of the world, sectoral financial accounts provide a way of examining the financial effects of economic policy and a map of financial flows to be used to analyze sectoral behavior in times of financial crisis. The seminar offered mainly aims to improve participants' knowledge of statistical methodology underlying the financial accounts, linkages, compilation methods, practical issues and future developments. The seminar will also cover how the CBRT compilers harmonize and bridge national statistics and the requirements of European System of Accounts (ESA). Moreover, organizational issues within the Bank and with other agencies will be discussed. Sessions will be devoted to the work of national compilers of financial accounts at the sector level with particular attention paid to difficult areas and subjects that need to be improved specially for SNA 2008 and ESA 2010.

Target Audience: The workshop is designed for experts who are responsible for compiling financial accounts. Participants are encouraged to share their country experiences with short presentations in each session on the compilation of financial accounts.