Ref N° 520

Formulation of complementary support to education and PFM reforms in Myanmar

EU Delegation to Myanmar
Overall project value (EUR)
€ 285 006
Origin of funding
Proportion carried out by legal entity
Consortium members
Start date
September 2015
End date
September 2016
Number of staff provided
284 w/d

Detailed description of project Back

The objective of the assignment is to assist the EU Delegation (EUD) in Myanmar in the formulation of its support to the National Education Sector Plan (NESP) and to the PFM reform strategy.

The specific objectives of the mission are as follows:

  • To assist the EU Delegation in formulating its support to the reform of secondary education curricula and to expansion of TVET opportunities: confirm the relevance, feasibility and sustainability of the programme proposed in the Initial Action Document; taking due account of the recommendations of the EU Quality Support Group, prepare a detailed project design, including clear targets, detailed definition of all specific activities, and a budget breakdown; prepare drafts of the contractual documents as per EU procedural requirements;
  • To assist the EU Delegation in formulating its support to the PFM reform strategy: an assessment will be provided on opportunities for the EU to engage on PFM in support of the objectives of the MIP; review the situation as regards possible EU participation in the World Bank-led multi-donor trust fund for PFM reform in support of the objectives of the MIP. If necessary, prepare relevant contractual documents related to the PFM support;
  • In support of I and II above, and in view of a possible decision on the part of the EU to work towards provision of budget support to Myanmar in future (conditions permitting), the mission will also contribute to in-depth assessments of the national (NCDP) and sector (NESP) public policies, of the PFM system and the PFM reform strategy, as well as of the macroeconomic framework and the transparency and oversight of the budget. Support may be provided, as appropriate, to national counterparts, to assist in their familiarisation with EU aid modalities and delivery of assistance on the basis of financing agreements;
  • To assist the Delegation in the preparation of key documents required for developing an Action Document and a Financing Agreement.

Type of services provided

The services are provided by a team of 4 experts:

  • Education Expert (TL);
  • Junior Education Expert;
  • PFM expert;
  • Junior PFM expert.

PROMAN HQ oversees overall implementation and quality control.

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