Many governments around the world are making less information available about how they raise and spend public money, according to the results of the International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Survey 2017.
In countries where a significant portion of the budget comes from external actors, such as major international donors, it is crucial that these actors and their finance flows are transparent to ensure that available resources are allocated and spent in a manner that responds to citizens’ needs. Here are five things you need to know about aid and budget transparency.
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How do European civil society organizations work to address fiscal accountability? In April 2018, the International Budget Partnership convened leaders, practitioners, and thinkers from 24 European civil society organizations engaged in budget analysis and advocacy to broaden our understanding of how these groups work, and to explore opportunities for future collaboration.
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