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CIGAR Workshop 2020 and Phd Seminar

We would like to draw your attention to the CIGAR Workshop 2020 that will take place on June 16-17 2020  in the Campus Drammen of the University of South-Eastern Norway, in Norway. The theme of the CIGAR workshop is ‘The Quality...

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17th Biennial CIGAR Conference

We would like to draw your attention to the 17th Biennial CIGAR Conference that will take place on June 13-14 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The theme of the 17th biennial CIGAR conference is ‘Alternative views on Public Sector Accounting and...

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ACCA - 9th annual public sector conference

Dear Colleague, ACCA is organizing its 9th annual public sector conference in partnership with the Czech Chamber of Auditing. The conference will take place at the Marriott  Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic on 28 February - 1 March, 2019. Please find the...

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Changes in the CIGAR Network governance

As of the 17th CIGAR Biennial Conference held in Amsterdam, June 13-14 2019, the Network changed its governance. From now on, it will have an Executive Board (members: Tjerk Budding, Josette Caruana, Sandra Cohen, Giuseppe Grossi and Anne Stafford) chaired...

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Special issue on "Accounting and pe…

The special issue on "Accounting and performance management innovations in public sector organizations", published in Baltic Journal of Management, Vol. 14 Issue: 1, with guest editors Anatoli Bourmistrov, Giuseppe Grossi and Toomas Haldma that was connected to the CIGAR Conference...

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Call for papers: Special issue of journa…

Dear colleagues, We would like to draw your attention to a special issue under the title: Sustainable Development and Non-Financial Reporting in the Public Sector that will be published in the journal Sustainability. The Special Issue Editors are Isabel Brusca Alijarde, Francesca...

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CIGAR Newsletter October 2019

This is the CIGAR most recent newsletter (Volume 10, issue 4), gathering several contributions, calls and announcements: -          In the Editorial, Karoline Helldorff summarizes the paper she presented at the PhD...

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CIGAR Newsletter July 2019

This issue is mostly devoted to our 17th biennial conference, held in Amsterdam at mid-June, which was a highly interesting and intellectually stimulating event. In the Editorial the conference hosts Tjerk...

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CIGAR Newsletter April 2019

We open with Sheila Ellwood’s Editorial, which offers fresh insight into “Controversies and Topical Issues in Public Sector Accounting”. Our colleague summarises her presentation made at a symposium on the...

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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