Local government reform Africa : through high impact leadership & management

Abstract: Leading-edge case studies and expert advice for local governments on how to improve organizational culture, systems and performance are dealt with at the 2013 Local Government Reform in Africa Conference. Subjects include: finance, ethics, inclusive development, participation, and leadership. Author(s): Source(s): , [6] p., ill. Published: 2013 Bloomzone skills solutions (BSS) Africa, [Johannesburg] (English…

Our future – make it work : National development plan 2030

Abstract: South Africa’s National Development Plan aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030. Challenges include: (1) unemployment; (2) infrastructure; (3) education; (4) spatial divides; (5) resource-dependence of the economy; (6) health; (7) public services; and (8) corruption. Author(s): South Africa Source(s): , 61 p., ill., maps Published: 2012 South African government information, [S.l.]…

Open government partnership

Abstract: In order to participate in OGP, governments must exhibit a demonstrated commitment to open government at local and national level in four key areas: (1) fiscal transparency; (2) access to information; (3) public disclosure for elected or senior public officials; and (4) citizen engagement. Author(s): Source(s): , Published: 2012 Open government partnership (OGP), [S.l.]…

Theories of change in anti-corruption work : a tool for programme design and evaluation

Abstract: A theory of change methodology is proposed as a valuable tool for designing, implementing, and evaluating anti-corruption reforms. General and sector-specific guidance is provided based on case studies in three areas: anti-corruption authorities, civil society work, and public sector reforms. Author(s): Johnsøn, Jesper Source(s): , U4 Issue; 2012:6 iv, 42 p., ill U4 Issue…

Citizen participation and transparency in local government : an empirical analysis : paper

Abstract: The relationship between citizens’ engagement in participation programs and their assessment of government transparency was examined with a focus on perceptions of openness, corruption, communication with citizens, and fair and increased opportunities to participate in the decision making process. Author(s): Kim, Soonhee; Lee, Jooho Source(s): , 21 p., ill., tabs Published: 2012 Utrecht university,…