Innovations for decentralization and local development (IDLD) : Cambodia : final project evaluation by using Special programme implementation review (SPIRE) approach

Abstract: This UNCDF funded project was operational during 2008-2012 and dealt among other things with questions of functional assignments and fiscal decentralization. It is expected that project results with regards to the legal frameworks (planning and finance) are sustainable. Author(s): Land, Gerhard Van ‘t; Pak, Kimchoeun Source(s): , 73 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published:…

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.]…

Governance and development

Abstract: The OECD-DAC Network on Governance (GOVNET) is the only forum for development agencies and partner countries that focuses exclusively on improving governance. Themes include accountability, corruption, governance assessments, human rights, and taxation. Author(s): OECD Source(s): , Published: 2011 Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD), Paris (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.oecd.org/document/31/0,3746,en_2649_34565_46582751_1_1_1_1,00.html

Decentralization program : towards sustainable good local governance

Abstract: The Decentralization Program (DP) is a joint development effort of the governments of the Philippines and Germany. It aims at improving governance and participatory development to provide for local needs by political decentralization, fiscal decentralization and capacity development. Author(s): GIZ Source(s): , Published: 2011 Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) [etc.], Bonn [etc.] (English…

Decentralization of taxation in Africa : policy choices

Abstract: Can decentralization of taxation in Africa help mobilize enough public resources to meet the challenges of the Millennium Development Goals as well as promote good governance for an efficient supply of public goods? It is an essential tool and it is growing, but there are problems. Author(s): Chambas, Gérard Source(s): , [16] p. Published:…

Local government finance : a building block to stronger societies

Abstract: The fiscal architecture is a key component in the framework of decentralization. While increasing fiscal decentralization, has been a global trend in recent decades, there are significant variations across and within regions and countries. Author(s): Forster, Richard Source(s): , United cities : connecting the world’s urban leaders; Issue 2 p. 74-75, ill., map, tab…