Empowering and encouraging women to participate more fully in the public sphere is essential.
Gender diversity in public institutions is particularly crucial, given that these decision making bodies create the rules that affect people’s rights, behaviours and life choices.
Ensuring that governments reflect the diversity of the societies they represent guarantees a balanced perspective which enables an inclusive approach to policy making and service delivery. View our work on Women in Government
Open government - the opening up of government processes, proceedings, documents and data for public scrutiny and involvement - is now considered as a fundamental element of a democratic society.
Greater transparency and public participation can lead to better policies and services.
Open Government promotes public sector integrity, which is essential to regaining the trust of citizens in the neutrality and reliability of public administrations. View our work on Open Government
REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS
Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) is a systemic approach to critically assessing the positive and negative effects of proposed and existing regulations and non-regulatory alternatives.
RIA can underpin the capacity of governments to ensure that regulations are efficient and effective