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India l Panchayat l Governance Self Assessment

10 December 2012 | assessment framework, community assessment, local governance, self-assessment

The Village Governance Fund (VGF) was introduced by Setus to transform the relationship between donors, NGOs, and communities; and to create platforms for Panchayats to sponsor and monitor the...

Publication: Do Our Laws Promote Gender Equality? - A Handbook for CEDAW-based Legal Reviews (CEDAW Southeast Asia, 9 Dec 2010)

09 December 2010 | assessment framework, gender, human rights, international law, legislation, methodology, publication, tool

A Handbook for CEDAW-Based Legal Reviews is a user-friendly guide for reviewing laws to identify whether they discriminate against women. Using the Convention on the Elimination of...

Governance assessment toolbox for education and health MDGs

30 September 2010 | assessment framework, education, framework, health, health sector, mdgs, tool, toolkit

The idea for this Toolbox arose from a simple observation: measurement influences action. If equity, accountability and transparency in the provision of health care and education are not being...

Blogpost: A New PEFA Drill-down Diagnostic Emerges (PFM Blog, 3 Sept 2010)

04 September 2010 | assessment framework, blogpost, methodology, public investment

Posted by Holger van Eden and Duncan Last The World Bank recently published a diagnostic framework for assessing public investment management systems. The diagnostic can be seen as a “drill-down”...

New publications about EITI Reporting (EITI, 20 May 2010)

20 May 2010 | assessment framework, natural resource management

The EITI reporting process lays the foundation for increasing revenue transparency in the extractive sectors. Understanding how much money is flowing into the government from the extractives sector...

Canadian Index of Wellbeing, Measuring what matters (CIW, 20 may 2010)

20 May 2010 | assessment framework, canada, country initiative, well-being

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is a new way of measuring wellbeing that goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP. It will provide unique insights into the quality of life of Canadians –...

United Nations e-government survey (UNPAN, 19 May 2010)

19 May 2010 | assessment framework, e-governance, global index, publication, report, results

UN Survey: Full findings of the 2010 United Nations E-Government Survey have now been published, including chapters on citizen empowerment, the role of e-government in financial regulation,...

Institutional Risk Assessment Best Practice Compendium (UNPAN, 18 May 2010)

18 May 2010 | anti-corruption, assessment framework, case studies, good practice, institutional risk assessment

In this compendium, we refer to 'anit-corruption audit' and 'institutional risk assessment review' interchangeably. A ministry or a government that conducts such process mostly identifies it as an '...

Indicadores nacionales clave (Mexicoestatal, 18 May 2010)

18 May 2010 | assessment framework, country initiative, health, report, usa

A principios de mayo, el New York Times publicó un artículo titulado “El auge y caída del PIB”, en el que se revisan los debates recientes (y algunos no tanto) acerca de la utilidad del Producto...

Workshop to design a local governance monitoring system in Morocco

19 March 2010 | arab states, assessment framework, assessment matrix, decentralisation, framework, governance monitoring system, indicators, local governance, monitoring, morocco, undp-supported, workshop

Morocco’s National Observatory on Human Development is moving forward in developing a local governance assessment framework to monitor the implementation of human development (HD)...