Making and Keeping Promises: Why Budget Credibility Matters

Budget credibility describes the ability of governments to accurately and consistently meet their expenditure and revenue targets. In July 2018, IBP and the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico, in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, co-hosted a side-event during the 2018 United Nations High Level Political Forum to discuss budget credibility, and its relevance to the Sustainable Development Goals.
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What does ‘going to scale’ mean in poor communities in South Africa?

How can we scale up small pockets of development progress? The International Budget Partnership South Africa and its partners Planact and the Social Audit Network have seen their social audit work in informal settlements go to scale – sometimes by intent, but often by accident. Learn more about why both channels matter via Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power blog.
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