An enhanced mechanism for confirming adequate quality assurance processes of the individual PEFA assessments, called ‘PEFA CHECK’, was launched in May of 2012 with the following features:
Objective: To Improve trust in Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessments through process endorsement.
In order to enhance the trust of users outside the lead agency in the quality of individual assessment reports,and address past quality concerns, the PEFA partners decided that some indication of quality be openly attached to PEFA reports. This requires that the Secretariat checks published good practices in the process of implementing a PEFA assessment (covering both the planning and implementation phases) have been used, and on that basis, issues a ‘process quality endorsement’ to be known as the ‘PEFA CHECK’. The demand for such an endorsement by users other than the lead agency w