Commonwealth 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…