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What's New


Read Sheila Jagannathan's blog post, "Managing Risk for Development – Through a New World Bank MOOC."

June 30, 2014 Blog post

"Stretching the Frontiers on Fiscal Openness Initiatives," a blog post from Massimo Mastruzzi, Senior Economist in the World Bank's Governance Global Practice, is now available.

June 30, 2014 Blog post

The second Global Network of Parliamentary Budget offices Seminar on Independent Budget Analysis and Transparency was held June 9-12, 2014.

June 26, 2014 News

WBI, in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), is supporting the Secretariats of SADCOPA and EAAPAC to provide a platform for south-south learning and exchange of good practices.

June 26, 2014 News

On May 15th, Sierra Leone became the Open Aid Partnership’s (OAP) newest country partner.

June 25, 2014 News

Read the blog post, "Digital Engagement: What Should the Future Look Like?" from WBI's Open Government practice manager, Robert Hunja.

June 1, 2014 Blog post

Public participation in public budgeting and audit processes

May 28, 2014

Jeff Thindwa, Manager of WBI's Social Accountability practice shared thoughts with VoA TV about the importance of building media's capacity

May 12, 2014

Leaders and practitioners from across a variety of multi-stakeholder initiatives make connections to enhance impact.

May 27, 2014

WBI's Benjamin Herzberg's blog post, "How Will Transparency Improve Business Competitiveness" is now available.

May 21, 2014 Blog post