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GOOD GOVERNANCE

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Definition:
Good governance is characterised by participation, transparency, accountability, rule of law, effectiveness, equity, etc.

Context:
Good governance refers to the management of government in a manner that is essentially free of abuse and corruption, and with due regard for the rule of law.

IMF, 2007, Manual on Fiscal Transparency, IMF, Washington DC, Glossary.

Source Publication:
OECD, 2006, DAC Guidelines and Reference Series Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment: Good Practice Guidance for Development Co-operation, OECD, Paris.

Cross References:
Governance

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics - Financial flows to aid recipients

Created on Monday, July 23, 2007

Last updated on Monday, July 23, 2007