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Bringing Government into the 21st Century : The Korean Digital Governance Experience (English)

This volume a collaborative work between the World Bank’ Global Governance Practice and a team of researchers working with the Korean Development Institute is dedicated to the proposition that there is much that can be learned from a careful and nuanced assessment of Korea’s experience with e-governance. ... See More +

Publication 106581 JUL 05, 2016

Karippacheril, Tina George; Kim, Soonhee; Beschel Jr, Robert P.; Choi,Changyong Disclosed

Public access to information for development : a guide to effective implementation of right to information laws (English)

With more than 100 right to information (RTI) laws also called freedom of information or access to information laws now in place globally, the groundwork has been laid to advance more transparent, accountable, and inclusive governance as a pathway to poverty reduction and economic development. ... See More +

Publication 106580 JUN 29, 2016

Lemieux,Victoria Louise; Trapnell, Stephanie E. Disclosed

State secretaries reform in Ukraine : attempt to delineate responsibilities between ministers and senior civil servants (English)

The relationship between politicians and senior officials has been on the reform agenda in many countries, often on the premise that balance between technical, nonpartisan appointments and ensuring the responsiveness of public servants to the policies of the current government could be improved (Matheson et al. 2007). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7702 JUN 16, 2016

Balabushko,Oleksii Disclosed

Closing the gap in affordable housing in the philippines : policy paper for the national summit onhousing and urban development (English)

The Philippines is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in the Southeast Asian Region. Since the 1950s, millions have migrated from rural areas to the cities in search of better job opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13470 JUN 14, 2016

Watanabe,Makiko Disclosed

Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : Minutes of the meeting held on June 8, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106256 JUN 08, 2016

Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)

The Parliamentary Strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco project was approved in May 2014 in response to a request from the Parliaments of Tunisia and Morocco for World Bank support to administrative staff and parliamentarians in the area of budget oversight and public engagement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18676 JUN 07, 2016

Bteddini,Lida Disclosed

Benin - Public Investment Management and Governance Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Public Investment Management (PIM) and Governance Support Project for Benin is to improve efficiency in PIM and enhance the performance of selected institutions of accountability in Benin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1359 JUN 02, 2016

Disclosed

IDA18 : the way forward for IDA18 –the IDA18 results measurement system (English)

Board Report 106192 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14901 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - governance and institutions (English)

As the world aims to achieve a new set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) and to eradicate poverty, global conditions are creating significant headwinds. ... See More +

Board Report 106107 MAY 26, 2016

Disclosed

State of play : public-private dialogue (English)

This practical notes series is devised as a how-to guide that captures the evolution of Public Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Publication 106133 MAY 25, 2016

Herzberg,Benjamin; Sisombat,Si-Ambhaivan Disclosed

Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project (English)

The development objective of the Public Sector Performance Project for Madagascar is to improve revenue management, and local service delivery nationwide and in the education sector in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1547 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project 2 (DSDP 2) : activity summary report 1 - grievance redress mechanism (English)

This short note will illustrate the progress made to date in designing and establishing a grievance redress mechanism (GRM), one of the important social accountability and citizen engagement tools, for the Sierra Leone’s Decentralized Service Delivery Project 2. ... See More +

Brief 105837 MAY 19, 2016

Kumagai,Saki Disclosed

Bulgaria - Country partnership framework FY17-22 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 105840 MAY 19, 2016

Disclosed

The local governance performance index (LGPI) (English)

The Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) provides a new approach to the measurement, analysis and improvement of local governances. The LGPI is a tool that aims to help countries collect, assess, and benchmark detailed information around issues of local and public sector performance and service delivery to citizens and businesses. ... See More +

Working Paper 106241 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Cambodia - Completion and learning review for the period FY2005-15 : IEG review (English)

The FY05-FY08 CAS was based on the understanding that poor governance had been a key obstacle for Bank Group effectiveness and for achievement of development outcomes in Cambodia. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 105645 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Guinea - Third Village Community Support Project (English)

The objective of the Third Village Community Support Project for Guinea is to strengthen the local government financing system and improve local service delivery in rural communes and to provide an immediate and effective response in the event of an eligible emergency or crisis. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1753 MAY 09, 2016

Disclosed

Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)

The first joint International Development Association (IDA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FY14-17 for Djibouti was discussed by the Board of Directors in March 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104985 MAY 03, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank's experience with structural reforms for growth and development (English)

The World Bank Group has come a long way in supporting structural reforms in its member countries. The most remarkable feature of its long 35 years and continuing journey has been its ability to listen, learn and adjust over time. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 105822 MAY 01, 2016

Swaroop,Vinaya Disclosed

Does e-government improve government capacity ? evidence from tax administration and public procurement (English)

Using a cross-country data set on e-government systems, this paper analyzes whether e-filing of taxes and e-procurement adoption improves the capacity of governments to raise and spend resources through the lowering of tax compliance costs, improvement of public procurement competitiveness, and reduction of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7657 APR 28, 2016

Kochanova,Anna; Hasnain,Zahid; Larson,Bradley Robert Disclosed

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Bringing Government into the 21st Century : The Korean Digital Governance Experience (English)
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JUL 05, 2016 106581 Publication
Public access to information for development : a guide to effective implementation of right to information laws (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106580 Publication
State secretaries reform in Ukraine : attempt to delineate responsibilities between ministers and senior civil servants (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7702 Policy Research Working Paper
Closing the gap in affordable housing in the philippines : policy paper for the national summit onhousing and urban development (English)
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JUN 14, 2016 AUS13470 Working Paper
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : Minutes of the meeting held on June 8, 2016 (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 106256 Minutes
Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)
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JUN 07, 2016 ACS18676 Working Paper
Benin - Public Investment Management and Governance Support Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 PAD1359 Project Appraisal Document
IDA18 : the way forward for IDA18 –the IDA18 results measurement system (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106192 Board Report
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 ICRR14901 Implementation Completion Report Review
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - governance and institutions (English)
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MAY 26, 2016 106107 Board Report
State of play : public-private dialogue (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106133 Publication
Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 PAD1547 Project Appraisal Document
Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project 2 (DSDP 2) : activity summary report 1 - grievance redress mechanism (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105837 Brief
Bulgaria - Country partnership framework FY17-22 : chair summary (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105840 Board Summary
The local governance performance index (LGPI) (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 106241 Working Paper
Cambodia - Completion and learning review for the period FY2005-15 : IEG review (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 105645 CAS Completion Report Review
Guinea - Third Village Community Support Project (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 PAD1753 Project Appraisal Document
Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)
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MAY 03, 2016 104985 Country Assistance Strategy Document
World Bank's experience with structural reforms for growth and development (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105822 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Does e-government improve government capacity ? evidence from tax administration and public procurement (English)
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APR 28, 2016 WPS7657 Policy Research Working Paper