International Budget Partnership 2016 Annual Report

The International Budget Partnership’s 2016 Annual Report documents our work over the past year, focusing on what we have achieved and what we have learned. In the fight for greater budget transparency, participation, and accountability, our inspiration comes from our civil society partners working at the coalface of open budgeting in over 115 countries around the world. This report focuses on IBP’s work, but it is our partners’ stories of impact referenced throughout the report that more vividly tell the story of why we do this work.
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Social Change in the Face of Closing Spaces

In a disturbing number of countries around the world, governments are making it ever more challenging for advocates of open, equitable, and accountable budgets to advance our agendas. How can civil society organizations, and those that collaborate with them, respond? The International Budget Partnership has produced a collection of essays, “That’s How the Light Gets In”: Making Change in Closing Political Environments, that explores new opportunities, new strategies, and new alliances for pursuing fiscal accountability in a tougher political environment.
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