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OECD Territorial Reviews: Netherlands 2014 Click to Access:
This Territorial Review of the Netherlands covers the recently created top-sector innovation policy; decentralisation; and territorial reforms such as municipal and provincial re-scaling through mergers or co-operation.
Budgeting levers, strategic agility and the use of performance budgeting in 2011/12 Click to Access:
Governments need to be able to quickly and flexibly reallocate resources from one priority to another. This article addresses this dimension of strategic agility in terms of managing the reallocation of resources in the public sector through the use ...


Chile's Supreme Audit Institution Click to Access:
This review focuses on advancing the performance-management vision of the Comptroller General of the Republic of Chile (ContralorĂ­a General de la Republica, CGR) with a view to enhance the relevance and positive impact of its work on accountability ...
State-owned Enterprises in Southern Africa Click to Access:
This report is the first known stocktaking of its kind to provide a regional overview of state-owned enterprise (SOE) governance reforms and challenges across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Part One summarises the challenges and governance practices related to...

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Thematic Video on Governance

There is a persistent gender gap in the public sector: women still occupy only 40% of middle management and just 29% are represented in more senior posts.