The Forum participated in an international seminar in Buenos Aires on reforms to Argentina’s fiscal regime. The event, titled Reforms and Fiscal Responsibility in Federal Countries, was held in the Senate of Argentina on March 20, 2007. Participants discussed previous reforms to the federal system in Argentina, which were compared to the situations of Australia, Brazil, Canada,
Germany and Mexico. The seminar was co-organized by Argentina’s Senate and the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth. The seminar featured the participation of Mr. David Colmenares of Mexico, Dr. Christian Maiwald of Germany, Mr. JosÃ© Roberto Afonso of Brazil and three Forum experts: George Anderson, President of the Forum; Australian fiscal expert Roger Wilkins; and David Mac Donald, acting Forum director for South America.