This paper looks at the information governments provide on the impact of their budget policies on poor and disadvantaged groups – and on poverty and inequality more generally....Read More
This book examines the interplay between public financial management (PFM) and other key aspects of governance in low- and middle-income countries, using the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework and related data sets to measure the quality of PFM systems...Read More
UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina is looking for qualified
and interested candidates for the following consultancy position
Lead Author/Team Leader of 2019 National Human
Development Report (NHDR 2019), Social Inclusion in Bosnia and
Herzegovina (BiH) (Job 84095)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Individual Contract (IC)
Deadline: 29 March 2019
Interested candidates can view the terms of reference
and application requirements by visiting the UNDP BiH website http://www.ba.undp.org/ and apply only
Dear DDLG-network members
I am happy to inform you on DeLoG´s next tutored e-course on
Decentralization and Local Governance, taking place from April 29 – June
Application deadline is April 1. The course is open to development
professionals from SDC in the field and at HQ level who have been working on
(and around) DLG for 2 to 5 years.
The course covers a wide range of
decentralization and local governance (DLG) related topics, structured along six
modules. The first module “an introduction to decentralization, Local
Governance and development effectiveness” will give participants a
well-grounded start and an overview on DLG within international agendas. The
other modules will deal with the topics of “Political decentralisation and
political economy analysis”, “Administrative decentralization”, “Fiscal
decentralization”, “Linkages between decentralisation and sector support”,
“Designing coherent support strategies” and “Implementing support and monitoring
Please follow this
link for further
information and registration. 35-40 slots are available. The course will be
offered in English and is free of charge.
For further information, please
contact Jelena Karamatijevic (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the DeLoG Secretariat.
This short paper explores the contribution that the Global State of Democracy Indices can
make to the review of progress on the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for
Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Indices can be used to complement the official indicators of the SDGs,
to acquire in-depth knowledge on trends in achieving the specific targets of
individual SDGs. In this regard, the Indices can be used to provide data
on the SDGs for poverty (SDG 1), hunger (2), health and wellbeing (3),
education (4), gender equality (5), inequalities (10), sustainable cities and
communities (11), peace, justice and institutions (16), and partnerships for
the goals (17), as well as across the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
the framework of the Water and Sanitation Project ApaSan in Moldova, Skat
Consulting is commissioning an external evaluation of its support to the
Congress of Local Authorities of Moldova (CALM) to assess the impact achieved
in establishing a service centre that provides technical assistance to small
The evaluation needs to be concluded by end of April 2019, with 1
week (incl. travel) of field visit in Moldova in March or April (March
expert should have solid experience in evaluating projects related to local
governance and municipal service provision (in particular in water sector),
previous experience in organization of support services to water service
providers, understanding of organizational development (preferably previous
experience with LSGs associations).
of interest, please see the detailed ToR here, send your full CV and a
lumpsum cost proposal to Maria Teslaru (email@example.com)
by latest 06.03.2019.
to share this information with possible interested candidates.
LOGIN's E-Course on Functional Assignment: Register Now
Basic Concepts of Functional Assignment (5th Edition)
announces the 5th Edition of E-course on Basic Concepts of Functional
Assignment. The course duration will be March 29 - May 22, 2019.
E-course on Functional Assignment will provide a comprehensive overview of a
structured approach to assigning government functions to different levels of
government. Participants will be able to recall and understand key concepts and
principles of Functional Assignment. They will also be able to apply some of
these principles to their country context.
The course is targeted at a broad range of stakeholders –
including government departments, national and international NGOs, think tanks,
development partners and others – who are involved in decentralisation and
local governance reforms in their countries.
participants who complete the course will receive a Certificate from LOGIN.
details, please read the Course Introduction
Basic Concepts on Fiscal Decentralisation (6th Edition)
E-course will appraise participants with the key concepts, tools and guidelines
regarding fiscal decentralisation. The duration of the course will be March 15 -
April 12, 2019.
will be able to access relevant academic papers and documents, slide-decks,
videos, and collated materials from fiscal decentralisation efforts within the
region. They will have the facility to raise queries and receive answers
clarifying their doubts. Further, they will also be able to use asynchronous
discussion board for self-paced collaborative learning!
All participants who complete the course will receive a Certificate from LOGIN.
Corruption in the Justice Sector
After a successful pilot run in late 2018, U4 is offering this expert-led course again from 18 March to 5 April 2019.
The course has been developed for practitioners involved in rule of law and judicial reform programmes, and who have a good understanding of how the justice sector, or particular justice sector institutions, work, but who might have been rather isolated from the discussion of anti-corruption measures in other sectors, and/or might feel it difficult to raise the issue of internal integrity with their counterparts. The course will also benefit general governance experts with a good understanding of the rule of law who would like to integrate justice sector institutions in their programming.
Register for this course at: https://www.u4.no/courses/justice-sector-anti-corruption-work
Essentials of Anti-Corruption II: Development Programming
This 4-week expert-led course will run from 6 May to 31 May 2019. The course aims to provide an in-depth framework to understanding corruption—and anti-corruption. It will cover theoretical frameworks underpinning how we think about corruption; diagnostic tools to understand the nature and scale of corruption challenges; and how corruption informs programming choices and practice.
Register for this course at: https://www.u4.no/courses/essentials-of-anti-corruption-ii-development-programming
In order to enrol in our specialised online courses, we require participants-to-be to complete our self-paced, 1 hour Essentials of Anti-corruption I-The Basics training module. This module, which is also open to the general public, can be taken at any given time, and is available in:
English at https://www.u4.no/courses/essentials-of-anti-corruption-i-the-basics-1
French at https://www.u4.no/courses/fondamentaux-de-la-lutte-contre-la-corruption-i-les-connaissances-de-base
These courses are targeted at U4 partner staff (among others SDC). However, partners can nominate outside participants (e.g. implementing partners) for course places, too. Should you have any questions about the upcoming trainings, as well as for nominations of outside participants, please contact: Vera.Devine@cmi.no.
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre gives you insights on how to minimise the impact of corruption on development outcomes.We are pleased to share with you the possibility to update your anti-corruption knowledge by the a one-hour, self-paced course in English and in French that you can take anytime. Open for everyone.
Find more information and sign-up click (ctrl+click) on the following link: Update anti-corruption knowledge by free self-paced learning module.