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Streamlining Public Service Expenditures
To continue strengthening the principal axes of civil service reforms that impact public spending, through the consolidation of the civil service IT management system , budget planning of the wage bill and the application of the Salary Regulation Law, No. 105-13.

Project Detail

Country

Dominican Republic

Project Number

DR-T1117

Approval Date

July 16, 2014

Project Status

Closed

Project Type

Technical Cooperation

Sector

REFORM / MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE

Subsector

REFORM AND PUBLIC SECTOR SUPPORT

Lending Instrument

-

Lending Instrument Code

-

Modality

-

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

Likely to cause minimal or no negative environmental and associated social impacts

Total Cost

USD 560,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 60,000.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 500,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/FI-14511-DR Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Institutional Capacity Strengthening The Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/FI-14511-DR
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Institutional Capacity Strengthening The
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Implementation Phase
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2056220512-544
Convenio - Racionalización de los Gastos de la Función Pública [39360526].PDF
Published Jan. 26, 2015
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https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-802932752-11
Documento de Aprobación [39655780].PDF
Published May. 29, 2015
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Other Documents
https://www.iadb.org/document.cfm?id=EZSHARE-2055420363-2
Abstracto de TC para Single Windows (DR-T1117) [38309135].pdf
Published Jan. 27, 2014
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