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How does Civil Society Use Budget Information? Mapping Fiscal Transparency Gaps and Needs in Developing Countries

de Renzio, Paolo and Massimo Mastruzzi, IBP & GIFT (2016) Governments around the world are slowly opening up their budgets to public scrutiny by making increasing amounts of fiscal data available, often through the use of dedicated web portals. However, often there is no adequate demand and use of budget information. This paper aims at better understanding how CSOs use budget information, and the challenged that they face when accessing it.

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Guide to Corruption-Free Local Government

UNDP (2018) This guide is a practical instrument to assist local governments, UNDP Country Offices (COs), international organisations and civil society organisations (CSOs) to design, implement and monitor anti-corruption at the local government level. This process includes 1) corruption risk assessments; 2) integrity plans; and 3) integrity management systems that result in more transparent, effective, efficient and accountable local governments.

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Equity Budgeting Tool – How to analyse equity in public budgeting and contribute to leaving no one behind

GIZ (2019) Equity issues are high on the international policy agenda through the principle of “Leaving no one behind” of the Agenda 2030 as well as Sustainable Development Goal 10 “Reduce inequality within and among countries”. The publication at hand aims at contributing to this endeavour by presenting the role Good Financial Governance and more specifically public budgeting can play in that regard. The aim of the Equity Budgeting Tool (EBT) is to provide practitioners with the necessary core understanding of equity, but more so offer a generic framework to analyse to what extent the reduction of inequality is reflected in the drafting and the execution of public budgets.

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Blended finance in the poorest countries – The need for a better approach

ODI (2019) This report aims to provide hard evidence to inform the discussion on the role of blended finance in plugging the SDG financing gap in developing countries by: reviewing the amounts of private finance mobilised and estimating leverage ratios to assess the scale and potential of blended finance, analysing the blended-finance landscape of country groups and economic sectors, focusing on low-income countries (LICs), where the need for additional finance is greatest, and identifying factors likely to constrain blended finance’s potential there.

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2nd High Level Forum of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, Nairobi 2016

Nairobi Outcome Document

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DeLoG Working Paper No4

Building Country Monitoring and Evaluation Systems to Support Decentralisation Reforms

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DeLoG LPS Study

Localizing Public Services and Development: The Local Public Sector’s Role i The Local Public Sector’s Role in Achieving n Achieving n Achieving Development Goals in Health and Education

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DeLoG LPS Study: Research Method

The Local Public Sector’s Role In Achieving Development Goals: Subnational Governance, Finance, and the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda Research Agenda and Methodology

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DeLoG LPS Study: Country Survey Instructions

The Local Public Sector’s Role In Achieving Development Goals: Subnational Governance, Finance, and the Post-2015 Global Development Agenda Country Survey Instructions

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DeLoG Working Paper No2

Post-2015 Global Development Agenda – Making the Case for Decentralisation and Local Governance

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