The Terms of Reference (ToR) outline the requirements for a study on the formulation of an EU support programme aimed at promoting development across the most deprived provinces of Eastern and Northern Sri Lanka.
This desk study provides an overview of development partners’ support to decentralisation and local governance. The study looks into issues of management of decentralisation processes, coordination and harmonisation, alignment and the use of aid modalities.
This presentation, delivered by Johannes Krassnitzer and Giovanni Camilleri of UNDP, gives an overview of the ART Initiative promoted by UNDP in 18 countries throughout the world to enhance aid effectiv
Decentralisation reforms have rarely bred empowered democratic local authorities. Discretion and accountability relationships depend on the political economy of each country, and historical/colonial legacies.