Entries by GIFT

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Combating Corruption – Joint Statement to the International Anti-Corruption Summit

The Role of Fiscal Transparency in Combating Corruption Joint Statement to the International Anti-Corruption Summit May 13, 2016   Fiscal transparency is essential to fight corruption. Our experience, and that of many others like us, has shown that fiscal transparency reduces opportunities to misuse public money undetected and increases the likelihood that those who do […]

Public Participation Principles- Public Consultation

Thank you so much for your participation in the public consultation that GIFT organised about the Public Participation Principles in Fiscal Policies and Budget Making. We are very happy to announce that the GIFT Stewards General Meeting approved the version below in December 2015. This has been a long and very productive process, in which your input was absolutely strategic, so we are […]

Participation is the Next Transparency Frontier for OGP

(*Originally posted at www.ogp.org) Written by Warren Krafchik (Executive Director, International Budget Partnership) and Juan Pablo Guerrero (Network Director, Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency) The Open Government Partnership (OGP) aims to improve the quality of citizens’ lives and their relationship to government. In order to do this, the countries in the Partnership have pledged to work […]