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Celine Dondeynaz uploaded a new Document 28 November 2008

Monthly dashboard about flows on the EUWI website for OCtober 08

The government of Morocco is engaged in an ambitious programme of public sector reform. Some eight years into the programme, experience shows that such reform is time consuming and requires cross-ministerial support and robust regulation to be successful, writes Pierre Hennebert, E4 EuropeAid in a new report.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 27 May 2009
The UN Development Programme's Oslo Governance Centre (OGC) provides policy guidance and technical support and training on governance. Established in 2002 as part of the global policy network for democratic governance of UNDP, the OGC offers policy guidance and technical support to the more than 130 country offices. It also cooperates with donors and research institutions and currently is undertaking three country studies on governance assessments.
Donors struggle to translate policies on governance to practical actions in the field. One promising avenue for improvement leads donors to pay more careful attention to governance in sectors. To help in this journey, EuropeAid has developed and published a guidance tool for its staff that has already picked up internal and external attention.
European Commission staff are already participating in online discussion forums and recently, a discussion group was launched on decentralisation and local governance, feeding into a workshop in Brussels in July. "I am a task manager for local governance and civil society in A. I only arrived a month ago and I am therefore still trying to get my head around this very complex issue. I greatly welcome this initiative both in terms of support but also in terms of having a good channel of communication with other delegations."
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 27 May 2009
Donors are too cautious in rallying behind new aid modalities when implementing their Paris commitments on aid effectiveness, says David Booth and colleagues in a series of studies from the UK's Overseas Development Institute.
Anonymous uploaded a new Document 10 July 2009

Understanding and Assessing Corruption in Developing Countries

Understanding and Assessing Corruption in Developing Countries Navigating and managing corruption.
To whom is a private sector consultant accountable, the donor paying their bill or the country to which they are providing technical assistance? Private sector consultants are widely used in managing and implementing Public Finance Management reform, yet questions of accountability, and consultants' role in influencing the reform agenda is under examined. 
Donors face strong incentives to undertake their own assessment of the governance situation in partner countries, with various objectives responding to different needs. Still, quite often, there is space for better coordination.

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