OECD Conference Centre, Paris
14-15 November 2013
The worst global financial and economic crisis in recent history has taken a toll on the very fundamentals of our society: today, a majority of citizens surveyed within 26 countries distrust government. This feeling of mistrust is heightened by concerns about fairness of fiscal consolidation measures and the sacrifices required for structural adjustments: is the burden shared fairly? Are governments adequately protecting the general public interest?
What did the Policy Dialogue Forum address?
The Policy Dialogue (i) took stock of the key challenges and trends in regulating money in politics; (ii) identify emerging risks and opportunities; (iii) shaped, within a wider good governance agenda, a common understanding of the policy options ahead and trade-offs in enhancing fairness, integrity and transparency in decision making including in the realm of political finance; and (iv) mobilised partners to work together and promote synergies in the future agenda.
Facts, Sceptical Thoughts and Policy Ideas
Investing in trust
Money in politics
The participation of relevant stakeholders, with different but complementary views on the subject, and first-hand experience at the policy and operational levels, is essential to facilitate a comprehensive and balanced debate. Invited stakeholders include: