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The Global Forum provides a unique opportunity to engage with leading actors from government, parliaments, justice institutions, civil society and business worldwide, to explore concrete actions on closing gender gaps in public life.
This Report gives a positive assessment of Spain’s public administration reform agenda and says few countries have put forward such ambitious and comprehensive plans for public reform. The review warns that the reforms must be an ongoing project and suggests giving citizens a bigger voice in the process as a way to enhance trust. It also notes that support from sub-national governments will be crucial.
The principles aim to provide a concise overview of good practices across the full spectrum of budget activity, taking account in particular of the lessons of the recent economic crisis, and to give practical guidance for designing, implementing and improving budget systems to meet the challenges of the future.
SIGMA works with countries to help them strengthen their public governance systems and public administration capacities. SIGMA (Support for Improvement in Governance and Management) is a joint initiative of the European Union and the OECD.
Lessons learnt from implementing the OECD Recommendation on Lobbying.
This report highlights the past successes of Dutch water management, examines potential weaknesses for the future and suggests ways to put the system on a more sustainable footing.
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Glossary of terms for the 2012 OECD Budgeting Practices and Procedures Survey 2012
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The final version of the Budgeting Practices and Procedures Survey conducted in 2012.
A significant share of health care spending is done through procurement. Improved procurement strategies and processes provide the opportunity for better health services at lower cost.