International cooperation in local governance and decentralization in Latin America and the Caribbean : an initial mapping

Abstract: This is a general overview and reference for international co-operation in local governance and decentralization in Latin America and the Caribbean. It also seeks to contribute to effective, realistic and broad action in local governance and decentralization. Author(s): UNDP Source(s): , 84 p., ill., tabs Published: 2010 United nations development programme (UNDP), [Panamá] (English…

Weekly compass / European centre for development policy management (ECDPM)

Abstract: This newsletter of the European Centre for Development Policy Management presents key developments in EU-ACP relations, the latest news and publications. ECDPM helps countries in EU and ACP build effective partnerships and reduce ‘asymmetries’ in policy making between the EU and ACP countries. Author(s): ECDPM Source(s): , Extended version Published: 2007 ECDPM, Maastricht (English…

Regional variations in local governance : final report

Abstract: A desk study was conducted to examine regional variations across Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and Eurasia. The paper includes distinctions regarding USAID decentralization/local governance strengthening efforts in fragile states. Author(s): Picard, Louis A.; Silverman, Jerry Source(s): , 60 p., ill., tabs Published: 2006 PADCO, Washington, DC (English…

Decentralization in Latin America : learning through experience

Abstract: Three main challenges for decentralization to succeed in Latin America and the Caribbean are analysed: (1) establishing national fiscal frameworks; (2) placing governments closer to the people; and (3) improving municipal service delivery. Author(s): Peterson, George E. Source(s): , World bank Latin American and Caribbean studies. Viewpoints v, 38 p., ill., 28 cm World…