The Road to Europe: Program of Accounting Reform and Institutional Strengthening (REPARIS) is a regional program aimed at creating a transparent policy environment and effective institutional framework for corporate reporting within South Central and South East Europe. Participating countries/entities include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, and Serbia.
The Financial Reporting Technical Assistance Program (FRTAP) for the new EU member states supports countries in the field of financial reporting. It aims to assist in the implementation of sustainable regulatory and institutional frameworks and in furthering the correct implementation of the acquis communautaire in the area of financial reporting. Funds for this program are provided from the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs under the so-called Swiss Enlargement Contribution.
As part of the Accounting and Auditing Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (A&A ROSC) initiative, the World Bank has established a program to assist its member countries in implementing international accounting and auditing standards for strengthening the financial reporting regime.
As part of the World Bank's Joint Economic Research Program (JERP) for Kazakhstan, the Centre for Financial Reporting Reform (CFRR) is managing a technical assistance project to investigate the potential for using the International Financial Reporting Standard for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to improve the financial reporting framework for small and medium-sized enterprises in Kazakhstan.
The South-South Corporate Financial Reporting Experience Exchange Program for Moldova enabled the Moldovan authorities to learn from experiences in other countries, particularly new EU member states such as Slovenia, Slovakia and Estonia, and other South-East European countries such as Croatia which have completed their accession negotiations with the EU in the field of accounting and auditing.