Directorate for Public Governance


Costa Rica: Good Governance, from Process to Results

The review analyses key areas of public governance in Costa Rica and identifies opportunities to improve the performance of the state in order to ensure more effective and efficient service delivery for all citizens. It examines co-ordination at the centre of government, public policy monitoring and evaluation and the use of the budget framework for strategic planning. It also looks at human resource management, integrity policies and public procurement, and multi-level governance. The review provides recommendations to assist the government in strengthening the capacity of the public sector to support social and economic development.

Published on November 02, 2015

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Foreword and Acknowledgements
Acronyms and abbreviations
Country profile
Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
Contextualising public governance in Costa Rica
Enhancing centre of government co-ordination capacity in Costa Rica
Monitoring and evaluation as a tool to become result-oriented in Costa Rica
Strengthening the budget framework for strategic planning in Costa Rica
Supporting human resources management in Costa Rica
Supporting integrity policies in public procurement in Costa Rica
Improving multi-level governance in Costa Rica
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