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FreeBalance to Present “How can Libya Seize the Governance Opportunity?” at International Libyan Conference on Electronic Government


July 13, 2012

FreeBalance presentation will highlight Government Resource Planning (GRP) and financially sustainable Public Financial Management (PFM) reform lessons learned from around the world, with emphasis on fiscal decentralization and leapfrog transparency

Ottawa, Canada (July 13, 2012) – FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, is pleased to announce that Hal Le, Director of International Products, will be a keynote speaker at  the International Libyan Conference on Electronic Government this weekend in Tripoli, Libya. The FreeBalance presentation will explore how Public Financial Management (PFM) good practices enhance government effectiveness through improved fiscal discipline, transparency and planning.

The “How can Libya Seize the Governance Opportunity” presentation takes place on July 15th at 6:00 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Tripoli. “FreeBalance has worked with Governments around the world to introduce GRP technology that supports good governance, accountability and transparency,” said Matthew Olivier, FreeBalance Director of Global Marketing & Alliances. “This presentation looks at the critical success factors that FreeBalance has identified in multiple national and subnational GRP and IPFMIS implementations.” The conference program also includes keynote speakers from the World Bank and from Egypt, Estonia, Germany, Jordan, and Turkey government representatives.

The International Libyan Conference on Electronic Government will provide a “summary of opinions, thoughts, results and recommendations of research papers as a guiding effort in establishing a national e-Government roadmap for the new Libya”. E-government is seen as a way to improve efficiencies in the delivery of government services, enhance transparency and accelerate decentralization. The conference runs from July 14-15 and is being hosted by the Libyan Office of the Prime Minister, General Authority of Information, National Economic Development Board, Ministry of Higher Education, and Authority of Technical Training.

About FreeBalance

FreeBalance helps governments around the world leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance is a recognized as leader in fast, adaptable and successful GRP implementations. FreeBalance software manages a global civil service workforce of 1,500,000, and a quarter trillion ($US) annual budgets worldwide. FreeBalance provides software solutions for public financial and human resource management, and supports reform and modernization to improve governance, transparency and accountability. Good governance is required to improve development results. For more information, visit

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