June 2012 Archives

Global Partnership for Social Accountability...

Last June 12, 2012 the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) and the establishment of the GPSA Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF). The GPSA proposal benefited from feedback received during consultations with 1,300 civil society stakeholders in more than 60 countries during the 2012 Spring Meetings. GPSA Board paper , the...

Voluntarily Tying Government’s Hands: Civil...

Blogpost by Zahid Hasnain and Audrey Sacks to the Governance for Development blog of the World Bank 18 June 2012 In June 2011, the Government of Mongolia amended the Public Procurement Law of Mongolia  (PPLM) to include a new formal role for civil society and professional organizations in bid evaluation and contract monitoring. In many ways, this amendment places Mongolia at the forefront...

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