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South Africa

Enhance Involvement of Civil Society in the Budget Process (ZA0007)



Action Plan: South Africa – First National Action Plan – 2012-13

Action Plan Cycle: 2012

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: National Treasury

Support Institution(s): All public sector departments, business, and national constituency-based civil society structures

Policy Areas

E-Government, Fiscal Openness, Public Participation, Public Participation in Budget/Fiscal Policy

IRM Review

IRM Report: South Africa IRM Report 2011-2013

Starred: No

Early Results: No IRM Data

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information , Civic Participation , Public Accountability

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


Enhance the involvement of civil society at every stage of the budgetary process across all spheres of government to enhance the progressive realisation of socioeconomic rights and enable citizens to track public expenditure.
Enable citizens to plan and inform the strategic priorities of the budget, thereby ensuring transparency, accountability and citizen engagement at every stage of the process.


Open Government Partnership