Advocacy & Impacts


The Open Budget Survey is used by civil society organizations to promote greater budget transparency and advocate for specific measures to improve public access to budget information, opportunities for participation in budget processes, and stronger institutions and systems of accountability. In this section of the IBP website you can read about the Open Budget advocacy of organizations around the world, access a variety of tools to support your own advocacy, and participate in efforts to improve the state of budget transparency both in your country and globally.

Budget Work Around the World

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How does budget transparency affect people’s lives

Social Audits in Kenya: Budget Transparency and Accountability The activities of Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), a civil society organization (CSO) based in Mombasa, Kenya, demonstrate the significant role budget transparency plays in improving accountability. Read more >>

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