Publishing information is not always as simple as it seems. That is why GIFT supports governments in their efforts to do so.

Through the use of webinars, videos, short texts and infographics, GIFT assists governments in opening their fiscal information. Interactions between public officials from different parts of the globe assists in the overcoming of common obstacles and in sharing practical information on the implementation of fiscal transparency and public participation measures.


Cascais Participatory Budgeting, Portugal

Cascais Participatory Budgeting, Portugal

This case was produced by the Municipality of Cascais, Portugal and it was one of the three recipients of the…

Citizen Participation in the Audit Process in Argentina

Argentina´s General Audit Office (AGN in Spanish) organizes participatory planning workshops[1] every year on different themes (such as environment, transport, health,…

Public Consultation in the Local Budget Process in Bangladesh: Open Budget Session

In Bangladesh, Union Parishads (UP), the lowest level of the local government, are obliged to prepare and present their budgets…

Public Participation in the Audit Process: Tracing the effects of Social Audits in Andhra Pradesh, India

Social audit can be defined as a mechanism for reviewing official government records for programs or initiatives implemented by government,…

Public Participation in Federal Fiscal Policy and Budget Processes in Canada

This paper examines the nature, extent and impact of public participation in Canada’s federal budget policy and budget processes. The…

Public Participation in Fiscal Policy and Budget Processes in Croatia

This report builds on the GIFT’s previous case study analysis on participation and transparency in Brazil. The purpose of this…



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