Dissemination | Activity Status: Closed

OBA Training for the governments of Poland and Czech Republic

Overview

The objectives of the training is to: 1) Teach on the design and implementation of OBA and SIBs; 2) Assist the three governments, through embedded clinics, to draft the concept notes of their own initiatives using results‐based approaches. Government representatives submitted in advance their project outlines that they wished to work on during the workshop.

Status

Closed. This activity started in this reporting period.
A joint team of GPOBA and WB Leadership, Learning and Innovation group travelled to Krakow, Poland, on September 22‐27, at the invitation of the Polish, Czech and Lithuanian governments, to hold a workshop on results‐based  approaches,  Output‐Based  Aid  (OBA) and Social Impact Bonds (SIB) in particular. The three governments requested assistance in developing their own RBF initiatives in the social sectors, mainly as part of   the   European   Social   Fund   projects,   and   in infrastructure   sectors.   The   25   participants   at   the seminar   included   representatives   from   the Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Krakow Regional  Labor  Office,  Czech  Ministr of Labor and Social  Affairs,   European Social   Fund   Agency   of Lithuania,  and  one  representative  of  the  European Social Fund Agency of Belgium.