OECD Public Governance Reviews: Honduras

Inclusive and Effective Governance for Better Outcomes

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The OECD Public Governance Review of Honduras offers recommendations to strengthen the effectiveness, coherence and openness of the country’s public sector, and in particular its centre of government. It first provides an overview of Honduras’s public sector and assesses its performance across interrelated dimensions. It then examines important public governance areas such as the role of the centre of government in policy co-ordination, results-based management in government, efforts to build a sound monitoring and evaluation system, and the design and implementation of open government in Honduras. The recommendations of this report seek to support Honduras in the adoption of an inclusive and outcome-oriented approach to public governance capable of delivering better results for its citizens.

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The Public Sector in Honduras

This chapter provides a broad overview of Honduras’ public sector and assesses its effectiveness across several, intertwined dimensions. First, it lays out how structural challenges have beencompounded by multiple shocks, impeding the country’s sustainable development. Second, it assesses the quality and quantity of public spending against policy objectives and development outcomes. Third, it analyses the capacity of the public administration to deliver inclusive and quality services to all by examining public employment and public sector digitalisation. Finally, it attempts to gauge effects of corruption and limited transparency. The chapter points to several areas for policy reform and provides the context for the topics covered in the following chapters: policy co-ordination, results-based management, monitoring and evaluation, and open government.

English Also available in: Spanish

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