Trust plays a very tangible role in the effectiveness of government. This report examines the influence of trust on policy making and explores some of the steps governments can take to strengthen public trust.
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.
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.
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.