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Title: Open Budget Survey 2015
Date of publication: September 2015
Description/subject: Poor performance by Myanmar....."...This report, the fifth of its kind, examines the three pillars of budget accountability: it considers the current state of budget transparency and how it has changed over time; the degree to which opportunities for public participation in the budget process are present; and the strength of the two formal oversight institutions, the legislature and the supreme audit institution. On the one hand, the Survey results underscore how far countries have to go to meet basic standards. The report finds that the large majority of countries provide insufficient information for civil society and the public to understand or monitor the budget. Also, only a small fraction of countries provide appropriate mechanisms for public participation, and formal oversight institutions frequently face limitations in performing their function of holding governments to account. Among other consequences, these deficiencies could jeopardize the successful implementation of the new development goals or the wise allocation and spending of new funds aimed at addressing climate change..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: e International Budget Partnership
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB-reduced version; 3.7MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/OBS2015-Report-English.pdf
Date of entry/update: 09 November 2015