(Consult the full –Fiscal Data for Emergency Response: Guide for COVID-19-) The health emergency we are experiencing at the beginning of 2020 is certainly not the first or last one the world will see. Yet, Covid-19 pushes us to reflect on the preparedness of our fiscal transparency instruments to account for public finance adjustments, as […]
About Lorena Rivero Del Paso
Architect of the Community of Practice. LLM by the University of Hamburg and MSC in Law and Economics Candidate by the University of Bologna and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India.
Former Director of Performance Information Analysis for the Ministry of Finance in Mexico, in charge of the implementation of the budget transparency portal and citizen publications, and worked on national planning restructuring as well as development of public participation policies. Experience in the development of transparency policies and implementation of international anti-corruption conventions.
Entries by Lorena Rivero Del Paso
Some public programs are designed as the result of the political realm, besides any possible technical propositions and considerations. Pork barrel funds are a reality, in developing countries, as well as in developed ones. This was the case of the Metropolitan Development Fund in Mexico. The fund started before 2011 changing forms and structure but, […]
Nobody said it was easy! We all knew it, but still some of us (including me) might have underestimated the challenge of putting fiscal information out in the open. I started working in the Ministry of Finance in Mexico when the Budget Transparency Website had just been launched. The website had little information and […]
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