Searching with a thematic focus on Transparency access to information, Governance

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    Elections and media constraints in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2010
    This brief examines the role played by the media during elections in Sub-Saharan Africa. The paper states that for elections to be free, citizens must have access to sufficient information about the candidates and voting procedures to ensure the making of valid choices in the voting process.
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    Engaging with Parliaments: advice to civil society

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2008
    This paper provides concrete suggestions that will assist well-informed civil society leaders who wish to influence their own parliaments to achieve legislative and social change.
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    Eleventh Futures Forum on the ethical governance of pandemic influenza preparedness

    World Health Organization, 2008
    The 2007 Ethical Futures Forum was convened in order to promote a greater understanding of health policy development. The case of pandemic influenza is used to illustrate the application of the ethical governance approach. The authors note however, that the findings can be applied in relation to any public health issue.
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    Mapping of integrity and accountability in water activities and relevant capacities in the SADC region

    Stockholm International Water Institute, 2008
    Enhancing governance in the water sector through improved integrity, accountability, and the application of anti-corruption measures constitute important tools for achieving poverty reduction and improving sustainable management of water resources. These form fundamental elements of the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).
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    Tackling corruption in oil rich countries: the role of transparency

    U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2008
    Many oil or resource-rich developing countries are prone to corruption, which hinders socio-economic development. These countries tend to grow slower than countries lacking in natural resources, a phenomenon commonly referred to as the ‘resource curse’ - a complex set of political, economic and social factors found in many resource rich countries.
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    Malawi media sustainability index 2006-2007

    International Research and Exchanges Board, 2008
    Forming part of a larger document looking at the development of sustainable media in Africa, this chapter focuses on progress in Malawi. Quantitative baseline scores were obtained and in-depth qualitative studies from a local perspective prepared to explain the numbers.
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    Toolkit to promote transparency in local governance

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2004
    Inadequate governance at the local level affects the poor in many ways, often enhancing exclusion. Lack of participation means that the poor often do not have a choice in determining their own development needs and priorities.
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    World bank: climate profiteer

    The Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, 2008
    This report looks at the World Bank from a critical point of view and aims to expose the organisation as a “climate change profiteer.” Key findings include:
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    The government budget: a critical appraisal with reference to transparency and accountability

    Pathfinder Foundation, 2007
    This briefing paper, prepared for the purpose of educating legislators in Sri Lanka on issues relating to their government budget, addresses the following questions:
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    Putting the power of transparency in context: information's role in reducing corruption in Uganda's education sector

    Center for Global Development, USA, 2007
    This working paper examines the evidence behind the story that corruption in Uganda was terminated simply by publishing the amount of monthly grants to schools. It finds that while information did indeed play a critical role, it was no panacea for corruption.