Commonwealth Good Governance 2010/11

cgg10-coverCommonwealth Good Governance is the first comprehensive guide to public sector reform in the Commonwealth.

The Commonwealth Secretariat, through its Governance & Institutional Development Division, helps member governments develop administrative structures that facilitate economic development while adhering to the five principles of good governance: accountability, transparency, predictability, capacity and participation.

Commonwealth Good Governance brings together the knowledge and experience of the Secretariat and related agencies and covers:

  • Public Private Partnerships
  • National ICT policy development
  • Decentralisation strategies
  • Capacity building
  • Combating corruption
  • Alternative service delivery

The publication also contains 54 governance profiles of member countries.

Introduction – Good Governance in the Commonwealth

Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma In my travels around the Commonwealth, I am repeatedly struck by the level of innovation that I see in the public sector. The environment is diverse, fast-paced and ever changing. There are mounting pressures on governments to reform their structures and processes and to achieve excellence, responsiveness and integrity in public service. More…