A participatory approach to national budgeting: some key principles lessons
Full participation by all citizens in socio-economic and political policy-making and in institutions and mechanisms that link human and financial resources and government is considered key to building and sustaining ...
Africa speaks : Internet governance
Long before the fi rst phase of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), and even before Internet Governance became a contentious issue, Africa had started to voice its concerns about the way the Internet was being ...
Mutual review of development effectiveness in the context of NEPAD-introduction
This document contains information on the Mutual review of development effectiveness in the context of NEPAD-introduction, of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Committee of Experts Thirty-eighth session of the Commission/Conference ...
Partnership modalities for enhancing good governance
This study discusses two important development trends emerging throughout the world as we enter the twenty-first century: public-private partnerships and participatory development. In the first case, the study identifies ...
Statutory and organizational issues
This paper examines the Conference of African Ministers responsible for Economic and Social Development and Planning in keeping with its mandate to establish liaison with appropriate inter-governmental organizations in ...
Assessing Public Financial Management and Accountability in the Context of Budget Transparency in Africa UNECA.
The policy goal behind the pursuit of fiscal transparency is to ensure that the objectives of fiscal policy, its legal, institutional, and economic framework, policy decisions and their rationale, data and information ...
Lessons learned in the measurement and assessment of governance
Within the last decade, there has been an emerging consensus in Africa that good governance is a sin-qua-non for development. Th is consensus has been crystallized in two major initiatives on the continent.
Strategies for promoting effective stakeholder participation in the African peer review mechanism
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has been heralded, since its adoption by African Heads of State Summit in Lusaka in July 2001, as Africa’s vision and compact for development in the 21st Century. The ...
Workshop on economic and corporate governance and accountability in Southern Africa
The Director of ECA-SA welcomed the participants to the Workshop on Economic and Corporate Governance and Accountability in Southern Africa. Ms Kargbo drew attention to the importance that governance had gained during the ...