Government contracts regarding the use of public property and finances should be published by default. Many jurisdictions already require that contracts be made public in response to requests for the information; some now publish contracts proactively.
Center for Global Development (USA)
Washington, D.C., Center for Global Development (USA), 2014
Ce guide ambitionne de donner quelques éléments clés de connaissance et de compréhension de ce qu’est le droit d’accès à l’information publique et de ses implications concrètes sur la vie quotidienne des citoyens.
The main purpose of the Guidance Note is to provide a basic description of the existing trends, challenges and opportunities in AILs, as well as highlight areas of program/policy opportunities and recommend feasible policy approaches.
How can citizens monitor government expenditure? What are the best strategies for effecting budgetary change? This guide looks at the work undertaken by 17 organizations in 12 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Washington, D.C., International Budget Project, 2012
This case study sheds light on the design and implementation features of the first pilot cycle of Check My School (CMS) in public schools across the Philippines. The case study discusses the general political background and operating environment of the CMS project.
How can accountability deficits be addressed in innovative ways in the face of weak and ineffective formal state institutions? This paper analyses the role of civil society organizations in improving accountability by increasing transparency in service delivery.
This manual is a knowledge product of the project “Monitoring and Improving Service Delivery of LGUs using Government Watch (G-Watch) as a Social Accountability Tool,” implemented in Naga City, Dumaguete City, Puerto Princesa City, Island Garden City of Samal, Provinc