Koalisi Perempuan Indonesia

On December 17, 1998, Koalisi Perempuan Indonesia (KPI) was founded by 75 women activists from different regions who advocated women’s rights in Indonesia. KPI is an organization of women who fight for justice and democracy and hold the values of equality, freedom, democracy, and independence. The aim of the organization is to bring about gender…

Association Jeunes pour Jeunes

Association Jeunes pour Jeunes (AJJ) is a youth organization that works to promote the democratic reforms in Morocco. AJJ emphasizes the importance of strengthening and engaging youth in public policies. During the past six years, evolutionary success has been achieved by encouraging young people to participate in local governance. The organization is based on five principles, which…

Review: Fiscal decentralization and macroeconomic management

The paper (Fiscal decentralization and macroeconomic management) by Anwar Shah published  in 2006 aims to discuss a central question ¨whether or not fiscal decentralization implies serious risks for fiscal discipline and macroeconomic management for the nation as a whole.” The author claims that fiscal decentralization is more essential to improve macroeconomic regulation than a centralized fiscal…