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    Public administration and democratic governance: governments serving citizens

    United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance, 2006
    This set of papers explores a wide range of topics for improving governance and public administration including the challenges facing governments in the 21st century including: globalisationmeans of fostering democracy and development through e-governmentpartnerships among citizens, businesses and governments for development and democracyinnovation and quality in government
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    Your right to a healthy environment: a simplified guide to the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Justice in Environmental Matters

    Economic Commission for Europe, UN, 2006
    The Convention Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Justice in Environmental Matters establishes three rights of the public in relation to environmental issues: the right to information, the right to participate, and the right of access to justice.This guide provides accessible information for governments and individuals in the EU signatory sta
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    Towards a people-driven African Union: current obstacles and new opportunities

    Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, 2007
    The African Union has already developed a reputation for charting an ambitious pan-African state-building project, yet very little is understood by policy-makers or citizens of how African countries prepare for the summits and their related ministerial meetings, and how they implement decisions and resolutions made in these fora.
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    Providing services to enhance citizenship and improve accountability: information is key

    Expert Group on Development Issues, Department for International Development Cooperation. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden, 2006
    This paper looks at the connection between democratic accountability and enhancing service provision for the poor.
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    2006 Global Accountability Report: holding power to account

    One World Trust, 2006
    The 2006 Global Accountability Report measures and compares the accountability of transnational organisations in the intergovernmental (IGOs), non-governmental (INGOs) and corporate sectors (TNCs) on the basis of four dimensions of accountability: transparency, participation, evaluation, and complaint and response.The findings show differences between and within the three sectors.
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    Transparency in education: Report Card in Bangladesh and Quality Schools Programme in Mexico

    International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2004
    This document consists of two papers, presenting case studies in Bangladesh and Mexico respectively, which aim to examine the setting up of participatory diagnosis tools and promotion of greater social control in the use of resources for improved transparency and accountability in education.The first paper describes the Report Card Survey implemented in Bangladesh.
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    Governance in education: transparency and accountability

    International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO, 2006
    There is a wealth of experience in different countries regarding successful approaches to reducing corruption and increasing transparency in the management of the education sector.
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    Wikis, webs, and networks: creating connections for conflict-prone settings

    2nd World Water Forum and Ministerial Conference: From Vision to Action, 2006
    This report recommends ways to improve connectivity between the various actors working in conflict prone settings. The ultimate goal of enhanced connectivity is to enable local populations to prevent and mitigate conflict and help rebuild their country.
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    Why templates for media development do not work in crisis states: defining and understanding media development strategies in post-war and crisis states

    London School of Economics (=British Library for Political and Economic Science (BLPES)), 2005
    This document examines how media policy can be adapted to developing countries affected by crises and war. Based on the outcome of discussions at a workshop, areas the document covers include:the role of the media in fragile statestraining journalistsmedia challenging the stateRecommendations include:customise the media development strategies to context.
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    2006 annual report of press freedom

    Reporters Without Borders [Reporters Sans Frontières], 2006
    This report considers press freedom across the world in 2006. It examines the state of national media in each continent of the world and details the numbers of journalists killed or detained in various countries.The document reviews threats to the press in 2005 and highlights various governments and global crises which have affected the freedom of the media to report.