The Oslo Governance Forum – Governance Assessments for Social Accountability

  Date: 3-5 October 2011 Venue: Oslo, Norway  ABOUT THE OSLO GOVERNANCE FORUM The Oslo Governance Forum (OGF) is an initiative of the Oslo Governance Centre and the Democratic Governance Group of UNDP. The Forum will facilitate exchange of innovative experiences, knowledge and policy options among international development practitioners, academic institutions, government representatives and civil … Continue reading “The Oslo Governance Forum – Governance Assessments for Social Accountability”

Critique of Governance Assessment Applications

GRDC Helpdesk Research Report by Sumedh Rao, Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, July 2010. 16 pages. Available as pdf Query:  Identify the key literature that critiques the use and application of governance assessments.  Enquirer: DFID Contents 1. Overview 2. General critiques 3. Critiques of measurement 4. Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) 5. African Peer Review … Continue reading “Critique of Governance Assessment Applications”

Survey of Donor Approaches to Governance Assessment

Published by the  Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC), Size: 34 pages (358 KB) Full Text here Executive Summary Bilateral and multilateral development agencies have engaged intensively in assessing governance over the last decade. To explore opportunities for increased harmonization and alignment in this area, members of the OECD DAC’s GOVNET … Continue reading “Survey of Donor Approaches to Governance Assessment”