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The World Bank/International Monetary Fund spring meetings and the United Nations’ Financing for Development (FFD) forum cast a worrying glance at the global economic outlook – highlighting the urgent need for reform and innovative ways to spur development. With surging global debt, the climate crisis, and other stresses setting back progress on the global goals, […]
We have just kicked off the next round of the Open Budget Survey with the participation of our biggest ever cohort of research collaborators across 125 countries. The survey is the world’s only independent, comparative assessment of transparency, oversight and participation in national budgets. Most importantly, the Open Budget Survey is undertaken by local partners […]
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Budget Realities: Proposals and Actual Spending

Mar 26, 2023
New York Times

To end déjà vu on debt, strengthen accountability systems

Mar 25, 2023
The Hill

Ana Patricia Muñoz joins International Budget Partnership as Executive Director

Jan 28, 2023
Washington, D.C.— Today, the International Budget Partnership (IBP) announced that Ana Patricia Muñoz will become the organization’s next Executive Director. She begins her tenure on February 1, 2023, based out of Quito, Ecuador.  Muñoz comes to IBP after serving as Executive Director of FARO—IBP’s long-standing partner in Ecuador—where she led a team of 50 in […]

Sri Lanka’s crisis highlights the importance of budget transparency

Aug 01, 2022
Financial Times

Nigeria’s anti-graft arrest shows more action needed

May 29, 2022
Financial Times

The global fight against corruption starts at home

Jun 24, 2021
Financial Times

Successful female leaders abound, but women in public finance are rare

Mar 19, 2021
The Hill

We need all hands on deck to follow the global COVID-19 money trail

Dec 18, 2020