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    Transparency in the profit-making world

    Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University, 2006
    This paper examines the issue of access to corporate information and transparency in the private sector. It lays out the history and reasoning for corporate secrecy, and also addresses transparency concerns raised in particular by the privatisation of essential services.
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    Strengthening transparency in the oil sector in Cameroon: why does it matter?

    International Monetary Fund, 2006
    This paper analyses transparency issues in Cameroon's oil sector. It shows that, while substantial efforts have already been undertaken, continued action is necessary to strengthen transparency.
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    Creating an outer circle in the digital world: participation of women in the e-government system

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2006
    This paper argues for the incorporation of gender equity and women’s agenda in ICT policies to combat the exclusion-inclusion syndrome of digital power relations. It focuses on the situation in the Gambia.The current digital era has opened up a space for participation in governance through alternate means.
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    Open Government : fostering dialogue with civil society

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2004
    This paper is an examination of OECD work and discussions on how to open dialogue between governments and civil society to improve participation of civil society in government, to improve communication between government and society, and to improve communication between the two groups.
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    Using ICTs for government transparency

    eDevelopment Exchange, IDPM, 2004
    This training guide focuses on the use of ICTs to make public sector decisions and actions more open to scrutiny. The guide is aimed at a trainer who wishes to train a group of e-government practitioners from developing/transitional economies about e-transparency projects. It provides a teaching structure and course materials.
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    Increasing public value of information through electronic governance models

    Digital Governance, 2004
    Many countries now maintain official government websites on the Internet. But have these significantly enhanced the flow of government information to private benefit of members of the public?This paper argues that for there to be benefit, electronic governance models need to:provide an interface where specific user requirements get matched with information availability.
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    Accountability in health services: transforming relationships and contexts

    2003
    Accountability mechanisms are increasingly being used in health programmes around the world – to what effect?
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    Hearing the voices of the poor: encouraging good governance and poverty reduction through media sector support

    World Learning, 2003
    This paper argues that heightened media involvement in the PRSP process could help build a stronger independent media sector while preparing citizens to take an active role in dialogues that will have a huge impact on their lives.
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    Civil society, the media and internet as tools for creating accountability to poor and disadvantaged groups

    Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2002
    This report analyses the ways in which civil society and the media contribute to establish more accountable governments in Latin America. It provides a general overview of the trends and changes that affected the development of Latin American societies and the media in the past decade.
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    International right to know:empowering communities through corporate transparency

    Friends of the Earth, 2003
    This campaign document begins by describing the Bhopal disaster and uses it as an example of US companies failing to disclose information, in their operations abroad, that affect the health of workers, neighbours and other citizens. The International Right to Know coalition believes campaigns to address the gap in information about U.S.

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