Free and balanced information, a public good, is under threat. Around the world, facts are being manipulated and controlled, while the notion of truth itself is being disputed. Is there a way to… Read more
The OGP will review 2,500 governance-related commitments made by 70 participating countries and 15 subnational governments. It will also examine issues such as promoting women leaders, boosting open… Read more
Islands have been emerging recently around Eastern and Central Europe. But they’re not common islands at all - they are actually cities.
We see these cities standing out as “island” enclaves of… Read more
The UNDP and the EU launched an ambitious programme, ReLOaD, to substantially increase the involvement of civil society organizations in local development efforts while improving transparency in the… Read more
Only by incremental experiments, with an eye on effectiveness and putting the end-users at the heart of the design process, can we truly hope to transform public services to meet our citizens’… Read more
Good governance is such a widely used term that I feel the need to first clarify what I understand by good governance. If governance includes the exercise of authority in managing the resources of a… Read more