This report takes stock of progress made in implementing the 2010 Recommendation on Principles for Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying – the only international instrument addressing major risks in the public decision-making process related to lobbying.
While there is not yet consensus on whether donations directly influence election outcomes, the possible existence of a causal link between campaign spending and performance in elections should be enough to put us on our guard.
The deterioration of trust in government in many OECD countries compromises the willingness of citizens and business to respond to public policies and contribute to a sustainable economic recovery.
The 'water crisis' is largely a governance crisis. There is enough water on Earth for all, even in areas where temporary shortages may exist. Managing water for all is not only a question of hydrology and money, but equally a matter of good governance.
These reports cover the areas of Civil service management and administrative legal framework, Integrity, Policy making and co-ordination, Public finance and audit, and Public procurement.
The Good Governance for Development (GfD) in Arab Countries Initiative aims at modernising public governance structures and processes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through dialogue among policy practitioners.