Seven lessons learned on making governance and public sector management investments work

This post was originally published at the Asia Development Bank's blog. ADB has a growing and active governance and public sector management (PSM) agenda. In recent years, ADB’s investments in public sector reforms in its developing Asia and the Pacific…

Remarks by President Barack Obama at the White House Summit on Global Development

President Obama Delivers Remarks at White House Development Day Video of President Obama Delivers Remarks at White House Development Day Ronald Reagan Building Washington, D.C. 3:35 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you!  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Everybody, please…

OGP in the News – Week of July 18, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week, the biggest news in the OGP world was in relation to the White House Summit on Global Development. The event, held…

How Is Open Data Changing the World? Key Findings from Open Data Impact Case Studies

While there is no shortage of enthusiasm for open data’s potential, nor of conjectural estimates of its hypothetical impact, few rigorous, systematic analyses exist of its concrete, real-world impact. In the interest of addressing this important informational shortcoming, the GovLab…

Sense and cents-ability: how climate finance can be smarter

Why smarter climate change finance is crucial to implementing Paris Agreement.To many, budgeting might seem a dry and bureaucratic process. But UNDP’s climate governance and budgeting advisory services are demonstrating to governments across Asia and beyond the value of spending…