BibliotecaMunicipal.org

Abstract: The Biblioteca virtual Municipal is the repository of the Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations of Local Governments (FLACMA), which contains over 7000 documents in various languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, and Portuguese. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Federación Latinoamericana de ciudades, municipios y asociaciones de gobiernos locales (FLACMA), Quito…

Local government and local development : bridging the gap through critical discourse : evidence from the Commonwealth Caribbean

Abstract: This paper discusses: (1) the institutional and organisational imperatives of a developmental role for local government; and (2) the extent to which these imperatives have been addressed in reform. Generally, local government must be linked more consistently with a local development strategy. Author(s): Schoburgh, Eris D. Source(s): , Commonwealth journal of local governance (CJLG);…

FLACMA : Federación Latinoamericana de ciudades, municipios y asociaciones de gobiernos locales

Abstract: Founded in 2004, the Latin American Federation of Cities, Municipalities and Associations of Local Governments (FLACMA) has over 16,100 members in local governments, being the largest and most representative organisation in Latin America and Caribbean. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Federación Latinoamericana de ciudades, municipios y asociaciones de gobiernos locales (FLACMA), Quito (Spanish ISBN/ISSN:…

Development opportunities

Abstract: A database with information on the local government situation, government policy, and donor policies in each ACP country. It also provides links to local government associations in the country, national local government partners, and regional local government representation. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

ACP-LGP : the Africa Caribbean Pacific local government platform = Plateforme des collectivités locales des pays Afrique Caraïbes Pacifique

Abstract: The ACP Local Government Platform was created in 2001 to improve the quality of local governments’ participation in ACP-EC cooperation. The ACPLGP website is intended for Local Government associations throughout the Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2011 ACP-LG platform, Brussels (English; French ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.acplgp.net/

ARIAL programme : supporting and strengthening local government associations at ACP national and regional levels

Abstract: ARIAL improves the participative power of local governments through the strengthening of its primal representative bodies; the Associations of Local Governments (LGA’s) at national, regional and sub-continental level. Author(s): EU Source(s): , Published: 2011 European commission (EU). ARIAL programme, Brussels (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.arial-programme.eu/

Social accountability sourcebook : [strengthening the demand side of governance and service delivery]

Abstract: This sourcebook provides an analytical framework, an overview of the main concepts and definitions, tools and methods, case studies from different regions (including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean), sectoral and thematic applications, and knowledge and learning resources. Author(s): Forster, Reiner Source(s): , Published: 2011 World bank]. Social development department, [Washington, DC (English…

Political decentralization and the effectiveness of aid

Abstract: Analysis of data for three important development goals (increasing economic growth, lowering infant mortality, and overcoming poverty) in 81 countries (1990-2009) suggests that aid is not more effective in decentralized countries. Author(s): Baskaran, Thushyanthan; Bigsten, Arne; Hessami, Zohal Source(s): , 33 p., ill., graphs, tabs Published: 2011 Göteborgs universitet], [Göteborg (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Building bridges between the state & the people : an overview of UNDP’s recent and current interventions in public administration and local governance in Latin America & the Caribbean

Abstract: This is one of the regional stock-taking papers capturing UNDPs recent and current work in public administration, civil service reform, decentralization and local government, as well as initiatives that touch directly on the public administration at the national and sub-national levels. Author(s): Keuleers, Patrick Source(s): , 23 p. Published: 2010 United nations development programme…