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Public administration and democratic governance : governments serving citizens
This volume brings together concepts and ideas from around the world about the need for and ways of achieving more responsive and accountable public administration within the framework of democratic governance. The chapters ...
Governance for the Millennium Development Goals : core issues and good practices : 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government, Building Trust in Government, 26-29 June 2007, Vienna, Austria
One of the most important aims of the United Nations’ programme of Reinventing Government is to promote good governance towards the realization of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals This book constitutes the ...
Securing our future : report of the Commission on HIV/ AIDS and Governance in Africa
Across Africa, people in whom significant resources have been invested are dying prematurely from AIDS that continues to pose serious challenges to the ability of African States to maintain efficient public institutions ...
Towards participatory and transparent governance : reinventing government
The present publication explores the prospects and challenges on the path “Towards Participatory and Transparent Governance”. The publication focuses on issues such as public service ethics and trust in government; ...
Delivering as one : report of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on United Nations System-wide Coherence in the Areas of Development, Humanitarian Assistance and the Environment
The present Report provides a series of ambitious but practical recommendations that can have a significant and long-lasting impact on the effectiveness and relevance of the United Nations system. The Report proposes ...
Participatory governance and the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs)
This publication represents a useful resource on citizen participation in governance and its role in effective realization of the internationally agreed development goals encapsulated in the MDG targets. The discussions ...
Civic engagement in public policies : a toolkit
This toolkit highlights emerging innovative processes, methods and mechanisms that foster the engagement of civil society, the private sector and citizens in general in public policies. It aims to assist governments, civil ...
Implementing the Millenium Development Goals : challenges and responses for public administration
The Committee of Experts on Public Administration of the UN looks at the ways in which public administration and institutional governance can be mobilized to most effectively implement the Millennium Development Goals ...
Engaging civil society : emerging trends in democratic governance
The rapid pace of globalization has led to the increasing interdependence of member states of the United Nations to achieve sustainable development objectives, including the eradication of extreme poverty, environmental ...
Building trust in government : innovations in governance reform in Asia
The ability of governments and the global community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, ensure security, and promote adherence to basic standards of human rights depends on people's trust in their government. This ...