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Kazakhstan - Expanding civil society engagement in EITI in Kazakhstan : communications and regional outreach (English)

This report is aimed at describing the final results and impact of the communicating extractive industries transparency initiative (EITI) in Kazakhstan. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9609 JUN 15, 2014

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)

This is a post conference summary of the Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference held in Yemen from March 4-6, 2014. The report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and also some of the outcomes and agreements reached. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat Arabic

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)

This report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and some of the outcomes and agreements reached. Following a rich and open dialogue, important outcomes of the conference included a set of recommendations jointly formulated by the government technical teams and Civil Society Organization(s), or CSO representatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat English

Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)

This report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and some of the outcomes and agreements reached. Following a rich and open dialogue, important outcomes of the conference included a set of recommendations jointly formulated by the government technical teams and CSO representatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 88639 MAY 04, 2014

Arabic

Statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86994 APR 12, 2014

Ploumen, Lilianne

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Demand for Good Governance Project for Cambodia is to enhance the Demand for Good Governance (DFGG) in priority reform areas by strengthening institutions, supporting partnerships, and sharing lessons. ... See More +

Project Paper RES13474 FEB 03, 2014

Electoral accountability and local government spending in Indonesia (English)

This paper takes advantage of the exogenous phasing of direct elections in districts and applies the double-difference estimator to measure impacts on (i) human development outcomes and (ii) the pattern of public spending and revenue generation at the district level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6782 FEB 01, 2014

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Narayan, Ambar; Dasgupta, Basab; Kaiser, Kai

Designing and implementing a capacity building program for social accountability : lessons from Cambodia's program to enhance capacity in social accountability (English)

Social accountability (SA) refers to the extent and capability of citizens to hold the state accountable and make it responsive to their needs. ... See More +

Brief 84860 JAN 01, 2014

Kumagai, Saki; Singh, Janmejay; Soller, Michelle; Grandvoinnet, Helene; Agarwal, Sanjay

Community based paralegalism in the Philippines : from social movements to democratization (English)

Community-based paralegalism has been active in the Philippines for the past 30 years, and yet its contribution to access to justice and the advancement of the rights and entitlements of the poor has been largely an undocumented. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86000 JAN 01, 2014

Franco, Jennifer; Soliman, Hector; Cisnero, Maria Roda

Why do some countries spend more for health? An assessment of sociopolitical determinants and international aid for government health expenditures (English)

A consensus exists that rising income levels and technological development are among the key drivers of total health spending. However, determinants of public sector health expenditure are less well understood. ... See More +

Working Paper 88182 JAN 01, 2014

Liang, Li-Lin; Mirelman, Andrew J

FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2015-19 : FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015-19 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) consultation meetings with the FATA Secretariat and other stakeholders were held on September 26, 2013 in Peshawar and November 7-8, 2013 in Islamabad respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 83826 NOV 08, 2013

Urdu

FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2015-19 : FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015-19 (Urdu)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) consultation meetings with the FATA Secretariat and other stakeholders were held on September 26, 2013 in Peshawar and November 7-8, 2013 in Islamabad respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 83826 NOV 08, 2013

English

A background brief on Kenya's devolution (English)

The early months of Kenya's devolution were characterized by intense bargaining between organs of the county and the national governments. The most significant outcome of this process was acceleration of the transfer of functional responsibilities to counties, and growing calls for counties to be given more resources. ... See More +

Brief 84270 NOV 01, 2013

Governance forum : greater citizen participation for improved service delivery and local governance - summary report (English)

About 300 participants attended the Governance Forum organized by the World Bank at Yaounde on October 29, 2013. Several members of Government, including the Minister of Economy, Planning, and Regional Development (MINEPAT), the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER), and a number of other senior officials attended the opening session. ... See More +

Working Paper 82730 OCT 29, 2013

Linge, Idriss; Bove, Abel French

IDA17 replenishment - third meeting, held on October 14-15, 2013 : chairperson's summary (English)

The third meeting of the IDA17 Replenishment, held in Washington on October 14-15, 2013, brought together the International Development Association (IDA) deputies and borrower representatives to discuss the policy framework and financing scenarios for IDA17. ... See More +

Board Report 77941 OCT 15, 2013

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 259 : Financial statements, accountant's report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)

On October 11, 2013, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and fifty nine. It was resolved that: (a) the Board of Governors of the Corporation consider the Consolidated Financial Statements and Independent Auditors' Report included in the 2013 Annual Report and the Administrative Budget contained in the Report to the Board of Governors on IFC's FY14 Business Plan and Budget (the "Report"), as fulfilling the requirements of Article IV, Section 11, of the Articles of Agreement and of Section 16 of the By-Laws of the Corporation; (b) the Corporation's FY13 Net Income of $1,010 million shall be transferred to undesignated retained earnings; and (c) the Corporation's designation of $251 million of retained earnings in IFC's Fiscal Year 2014 financial statements for grants to the International Development Association for use by the Association in the form of grants in furtherance of the Corporation's purposes is hereby noted with approval. ... See More +

Board Report 85065 OCT 11, 2013

Pratibimba newsletter (English)

This Pratibimba newsletter includes the following headings: public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS): supporting accountability in Nepal; office of the auditor general (OAG) commits to work with civil society; social accountability (SA) in the region; and recent publications on SA. ... See More +

Newsletter 82946 OCT 01, 2013

Rai, Deepa

Six case studies of local participation in Kenya : lessons from Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan (LASDAP), the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), and Water Action Groups (WAGs) (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

Kenya's new Constitution mandates a new era of public participation in government, particularly in the 47 new County Governments. Despite the limited participation in decisions regarding the vast majority of government spending, Kenya has a significant history with direct participation in government, as this has been a feature in several of the government's devolved funds such as the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plans (LASDAP). ... See More +

Working Paper 85391 OCT 01, 2013

Rose, Jonathan; Omolo, Annette

Six case studies of local participation in Kenya : lessons from Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan (LASDAP), the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), and Water Action Groups (WAGs) (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)

Kenya's new Constitution mandates a new era of public participation in government, particularly in the 47 new County Governments. Despite the limited participation in decisions regarding the vast majority of government spending, Kenya has a significant history with direct participation in government, as this has been a feature in several of the government's devolved funds such as the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plans (LASDAP). ... See More +

Working Paper 85391 OCT 01, 2013

Rose, Jonathan; Omolo, Annette

Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 81810 SEP 19, 2013

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Kazakhstan - Expanding civil society engagement in EITI in Kazakhstan : communications and regional outreach (English)
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JUN 15, 2014 ACS9609 Working Paper
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper Arabic
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper English
Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)
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MAY 04, 2014 88639 Working Paper Arabic
Statement by Mr. Lilianne Ploumen at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86994 Board Report
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 RES13474 Project Paper
Electoral accountability and local government spending in Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6782 Policy Research Working Paper
Designing and implementing a capacity building program for social accountability : lessons from Cambodia's program to enhance capacity in social accountability (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84860 Brief
Community based paralegalism in the Philippines : from social movements to democratization (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86000 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Why do some countries spend more for health? An assessment of sociopolitical determinants and international aid for government health expenditures (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88182 Working Paper
FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2015-19 : FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015-19 (English)
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NOV 08, 2013 83826 Working Paper Urdu
FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2015-19 : FATA consultations report : World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015-19 (Urdu)
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NOV 08, 2013 83826 Working Paper English
A background brief on Kenya's devolution (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84270 Brief
Governance forum : greater citizen participation for improved service delivery and local governance - summary report (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82730 Working Paper French
IDA17 replenishment - third meeting, held on October 14-15, 2013 : chairperson's summary (English)
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OCT 15, 2013 77941 Board Report
International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 259 : Financial statements, accountant's report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)
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OCT 11, 2013 85065 Board Report
Pratibimba newsletter (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82946 Newsletter
Six case studies of local participation in Kenya : lessons from Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan (LASDAP), the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), and Water Action Groups (WAGs) (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2013 85391 Working Paper
Six case studies of local participation in Kenya : lessons from Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan (LASDAP), the Constituency Development Fund (CDF), and Water Action Groups (WAGs) (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 85391 Working Paper
Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 19, 2013 81810 Procurement Plan