The OECD has been promoting public sector reforms inspired by the principles of open government for more than two decades. We believe in their capacity to improve good governance frameworks, to help government regain citizens’ trust and to create economic opportunities.
As the most advanced economies struggle to regain momentum after the global financial crisis, and as emerging and developing economies face new challenges in achieving convergence in living standards, our citizens’ expectations have never been higher.
On 22-23 September 2014, the Danish Government and the OECD will organise the next meeting of the OECD Network on E-Government (E-Leaders 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss "Improving Governance for Better Digital Strategies".
The ability of citizens to demand accountability and more open government is fundamental to good governance. There is growing recognition of the need for new approaches to the ways in which donors support accountability, but no broad agreement on what changed practice looks like. This publication aims to provide more clarity on the emerging practice. Based on four country studies Mali, Mozambique, Peru and Uganda, a survey of donor
3-4 September 2014, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: This conference focused on the key levers for restoring trust in government and building trust by and in the private sector and civil society.
Helping improve public governance and management in European Union Candidate Countries, Potential Candidates, and European Neighbourhood Policy partners is the mission of a joint OECD-EU initiative, the SIGMA programme.
This study aims to assess the degree of institutional fragmentation of transport and land use planning in Chicago. It provides an overview of local governments in metropolitan Chicago and mechanisms for coordination. Five main challenges are identified.
Pioneered in Myanmar, the Philippines and Uruguay, MDCRs are being incorporated in some OECD country programmes and several countries are about to start the review process.
The OECD Recommendation on Digital Government Strategies aims to support the development and implementation of digital government strategies that bring governments closer to citizens and businesses.
The 10th Annual Meeting of the Senior Budget Officials (SBO) of Central, Eastern and Southeastern European (CESEE) Countries took place in The Hague, the Netherlands on 26-27 June 2014. The meeting included a review of progress made in the region in the decade since this annual meeting was inaugurated, and included a fruitful discussion on the key reform themes for the coming years.