Commonwealth local government Pacific project

Abstract: The CLGF Pacific Project works with national and local government in the Pacific to strengthen local democracy and improve service delivery in Cook Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Author(s): CLGF Source(s): , Published: 2012 Commonwealth local government forum (CLGF) Pacific, Suva (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.pacific.clgf.org.uk/index.cfm Advertisements

Building trust in government : innovations in governance reform in Asia

Abstract: Within the framework of democratic governance, decentralization and local autonomy are crucial in fostering more participatory governance and enhancing trust in government. Decentralization contributes to the empowerment of local communities and trust in government at all levels. Author(s): Cheema, G. Shabbir; Popovski, Vesselin Source(s): , Trends and innovations in governance series xv, 260 p.,…

Space on the mat : Pacific women in local government

Abstract: This is a networking site for Pacific Women in Local Government to exchange experiences, perspectives and ideas on ways in which local government can promote women’s voices, address women’s needs and provide opportunities for women’s political representation alongside men in consultation processes. Author(s): CLGF Source(s): , Published: 2010 Women in local government, [Suva] (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…

Local-level governance in the Pacific

Abstract: This paper comprises the papers presented by 2 key speakers, Penelope Schoeffel and Mark Turner. Taken together they provide insights into models, structures and processes of local governance/decentralization and how these might be developed in countries where governmental systems are under review. Author(s): Schoeffel, Penelope; Turner, Mark Source(s): , State, society and governance in…