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 OECD is currently developing an Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) which collects and analyses examples and shared experiences of public sector innovation to provide practical advice to countries on how to make innovations work.
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.