The International Budget Partnership collaborates with civil society around the world to analyze and influence public budgets in order to reduce poverty and improve the quality of governance.
We’re honored that our Open Budget Survey 2012 infographic has won for best visual effects in ONE and Accountability Labs’ Honesty Oscars 2014! Thanks to everyone who voted and congratulations to all of the other nominees and winners who do important work to make our world more transparent and hold our governments more accountable.
Over on the Open Budgets Blog, David Cabo, Director of Fundación Ciudadana Civio, discusses how his organization attempted to answer this question for Spanish citizens. Following on the heels of the web portal ¿Dónde Van Mis Impuestos?, two regional governments launched new versions of the tax visualization platform providing information on where the government spends the money as well as its revenue sources.
The International Budget Partnership has signed on to support the Stop Secret Contracts campaign. Coordinated by the Open Knowledge Foundation, the campaign calls on world leaders to end secrecy in public contracting. The initiative has support from organizations across the world and will be targeting governments at both national and international levels to secure reforms.
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