Public Financial Management

Procurement: A strategy to rebalance implementation support and institutional development and capacity building

In August 2014 the Public Integrity and Openness Department (PIO) of the Governance Global Practice (GGP) established a Task Force to design a comprehensive and actionable strategy to rebalance implementation support and institutional development and capacity building.

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Procurement under Public Private Partnerships: MENA Shares Global Knowledge

Introduction: This article highlights the key lessons learned from the workshop entitled: “Procurement Under Public private Partnerships (PPP): A Learning Event for the Water and Energy Sectors,” held in Beirut, Lebanon on October 13-15, 2014.

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Public Financial Management Reform: Fragile-, Conflict- and Violence-Affected Environments

This article briefly summarizes some of the principal findings that have recently emerged.   It also reviews some drivers of PFM reforms in fragile public administration environments and seeks to address the question as to whether public financial management reforms are merely a luxury or a necessary precondition for enhancing stability.

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Performance-Based Bugeting: Strengthening External and Internal Accountability along the Service Delivery Chain

Every year, governments across the MENA region spend billions of dollars for the provision of key public programs and services to foster socio-economic development. However, the results indicate uneven outcomes across countries, sectors and over time.

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Public Financial Management in Libya: A Gradual Approach to Reform and Relationship-building

Michael Schaeffer, Senior Public Sector Specialist and Wesal Ashur, Public Sector Specialist, Governance Global Practice / MENA, The World Bank

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Public Procurement Reform in Morocco

Prepared by: Rachel Lipson, Salim Benouniche, Abdoulaye Keita, and Khadija Faridi from the Governance Global Practice. MENA, The World Bank

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Building knowledge through innovation and partnerships: Regional Capacity Building in the Arab World

Many governments spend time and resources deciding what to deliver, without tackling how. Improving the “how” of delivery is a challenge that could have a dramatic impact on eliminating poverty.  This is a key priority for the World Bank, demanding both commitment and innovation.

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New MENA Extractive Industry Public Financial Management Study

Franck BESSETTE
Senior Financial Management Specialist, GGP/MENA, The World Bank

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SURVEY: Perceptions of Public Finance Transparency and the Value of Supreme Audit Institutions

Mona EL CHAMI
Senior Financial Management Specialist, Governance Global Practice/MENA, The World Bank

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