Enhance Involvement of Civil Society in the Budget Process (ZA0007)
Action Plan: South Africa – First National Action Plan – 2012-13
Action Plan Cycle: 2012
Lead Institution: National Treasury
Support Institution(s): All public sector departments, business, and national constituency-based civil society structures
Policy AreasE-Government, Fiscal Openness, Public Participation, Public Participation in Budget/Fiscal Policy
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.