Commonwealth Governance Handbook 2012/13

Democracy, development and public administration

Edited by: Andrew Robertson, Rupert Jones-Parry

Commonwealth Governance Handbook is the comprehensive guide to public sector reform and innovation in the Commonwealth.The Commonwealth Secretariat, through its Governance and Institutional Development Division (GIDD), helps countries deliver 'Just and Honest Government': the core Commonwealth value that underpins democracy and development.Commonwealth Governance Handbook brings together the knowledge and experience of the Secretariat and related agencies such as the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM). This edition covers: * Commonwealth assistance: 'best fit' rather than 'best practice' governance solutions * Key governance functions; regional and global challenges * Political-administrative and state-civil society relations * Leadership and innovation in the public sector: CAPAM and United Nations award winners * Women in political leadership * ICTs for governance and transparency * Environmental governance: land, oceans and climate change. The publication also contains 54 governance profiles of member countries, as well as progress on the Millennium Development Goals and other indicators.

Publication Date: 1/21/2013
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781908609045