Local government legislation in the Commonwealth Pacific

Abstract: [Partial preview] Legislation across a range of Pacific countries is examined. Principles for effective legislation include: democracy & representation; empowerment; probity; oversight & support; capacity & sustainability; efficiency, effectiveness & equity; and, inter-government co-operation. Author(s): Sansom, Graham Source(s): , Commonwealth secretariat local government reform series; 4 100 p, ill Commonwealth secretariat local government reform…

Decentralisation and central-local relations : a Solomon islands case study on the negotiations of relations between national and provincial governments

Abstract: The decentralization policies introduced since the 1980s in the Solomon Islands have had minimal impact, because institutions to renegotiate relations between the national and provincial governments were ignored by national officials. Author(s): Suluia, Gloria Tapakea Source(s): , vii, 131 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2012 Massey university], [Palmerston North (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link:…

Promoting local governance & decentralisation in Asia : highlights from UNCDF experience

Abstract: The activities of UNCDF in the field of local governance and decentralization in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Vietnam, Yemen are highlighted. Author(s): UNDP Source(s): , [26] p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2007 United nations development programme (UNDP)], New York, NY (English ISBN/ISSN: / Link: http://www.undp.org.bd/library/presentation/2007-02-08%20-%20UNDP%20Dhaka%20pres_Local%20Gov.pps#256,1,PROMOTING LOCAL GOVERNANCE & DECENTRALISATION…