Representation in Decentralized Governance and Local Service Delivery for MDGs : Regional Retreat : Retreat Report

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Publisher: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Etc., New York, NY Etc. (English) Description: In May 2005 a regional workshop was held in Hua Hin, Thailand, to discuss approaches to ensure inclusion of women, youth, ethic minorities and disadvantaged groups in local government as well as the role of traditional representation. Link:… Read More

The World We Could Win : Administering Global Governance

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Fraser-Moleketi, Geraldine Joslyn Publisher: IOS Press Etc., Amsterdam Etc. (English) Description: The history and definition of governance are reviewed and the implementation of good governance at the local level is contrasted with the complexities of good governance at the global level. The importance of proportionality and subsidiarity in realizing openness, participation… Read More

Decentralisation in Madhya Pradesh, India : From Panchayati Raj to Gram Swaraj (1995-2001)

RTI Bibliographic reference Author(s): Behar, Amitabh; Kumar, Yogesh Publisher: Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London (English) Description: This paper seeks to evaluate the Panchayat system, based on its first six years of operation. It notes that the participation of women in Panchayat councils has improved due to reservation; however, efforts to improve the performance of women… Read More