February 2012 Archives

World Bank consultation on global partnership...

The World Bank has launched a consultation with civil society organizations on the feasibility/desirability of establishing a global partnership for social accountability . The consultation will be from January to June 2012

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ANSA-EAP Community profile uploaded

The ANSA-EAP profile of members and network fellows (2011) is now available for download . The booklet profiles the ANSA-EAP conveners group in Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines, the member organizations and the network fellows. For questions, comments, additions to the content of the profile, please e-mail us at info@ansa-eap.net.

Proposed Philippine FOI bill endorsed

President Aquino has endorsed a substitute Freedom of Information Bill to the House Committee on Public Information. The proposed FOI bill "is an integral element of the Aquino Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Plan of 2012-2016, which the President has recently approved subject to further refinements. This plan contains reforms and initiatives that pursue greater transparency,...

Philippine Department of Education Welcomes...

In a press release , the Department of Education (DepEd) of the Philippines, recognized the importance of its partnership with checkmyschool.org . According to Secretary Luistro of the DepEd We welcome this partnership with checkmyschool because it helps us address resource gaps and other school concerns from information identified and double-checked by stakeholders. This is transparency at...

Star Kampuchea Awarded Grant by DFGG project

Star Kampuchea is one of 13 organizations awarded grants by the Demand for Good Governance (DFGG) Project . "The competitive grants are awarded to local organizations implementing innovative governance projects across 15 provinces in Cambodia. The projects are designed to increase citizen participation in the public sphere and strengthen partnerships between state and non-state actors." Star...

World Bank Training on Parliaments and the Budget

The World Bank Institute (WBI) will be holding a free online course on "Parliaments and the Budget " from March 5-30 2012. Participants in the course will learn "how legislatures ensure that the budget optimally matches a nation's needs with available resources". The course contains the following modules, with weekly discussions among people in the parliamentary community throughout the world:...

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