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Development of national evaluation capacities can contribute to eradicating poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting our planet

Country-level evaluation capacities have a key role to play in helping the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts said here today at the largest evaluation conference to…  


Parliamentarians need to hold governments accountable

A new report by the IPU and UNDP finds that parliaments are committed to overseeing their governments but in practice face significant challenges.  


Global Parliamentary Report 2017

The 2017 Global Parliamentary Report focuses on parliament's role in oversight of government, and its power to hold government to account.  


Parliament's Role in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

This handbook is designed to help parliamentarians and parliamentary staff members play an effective role in implementing the SDGs.  


Monitoring the implementation of SDG 16 for peaceful, just and inclusive societies

Monitoring SDG16 should drive improvements in governance issues that underpin peaceful, just, and inclusive societies and attainment of the 2030 Agenda.  


New techologies improve municipal services through Albanian "One Stops Shops"

In Albania, local governments are using locally developed open source software to bring "one stop shop" efficiency to citizens.  


User's Guide - Measuring Corruption and Anticorruption

This Guide presents a series of existing methodologies, tools and practices that have been used and validated by the anti-corruption community over the last few years, aiming to improve knowledge on…  


IATI and the UN System: Leading by example on open data

The International Aid Transparency Initiative presents a chance for the UN family to lead the movement toward greater openness.  


The open way

Transparency sets the foundation for responsive, engaged organizations.  


Voice, Accountability and Civic Engagement: A Conceptual Overview

It is widely acknowledged that citizens as well as state institutions have a role to play in delivering governance that works for the poor and enhances democracy. In particular, citizens’ capacity to…  

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