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Latin America and the Caribbean: Open Budget Survey 2021

The Open Budget Survey (OBS) is an assessment of fiscal transparency, public participation and formal oversight in the budget process across a range of countries, conducted every two years.

 

This brief focuses on the OBS performance of a number of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. With a few exceptions, the region is close to consolidating budget systems that generate and publish sufficient information for citizens to understand how their governments spend.Download report (English) Download report (Spanish)

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Strengthening Budget Transparency in the MENA Region

A Regional Note ‘Strengthening Budget Transparency in the MENA Region’ was prepared in collaboration by IMF-METAC, the International Budget Partnership (IBP), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The paper highlights that the public budget can be a potent tool to foster socioeconomic development and bolster governance in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) […]
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