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What's New


"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

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

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

The new website for the Global Partnership for Social Accountability is now live.

May 12, 2014 Announcement

The PDFs associated with our April 9th event, "Closing Feedback Loops: From Engaged Citizens to More Responsive Governments," are available here for your viewing.  

April 29, 2014 News

WBIIN's Johannes Kiess talks about the launch of the Open Aid Map during the 2014 World Bank Spring Meetings.

April 24, 2014 Blog post

Read the blog post, "Show Me The Money: How to Make Governments Work," from WBI's Lead Social Development Specialist Keith McLean.

April 21, 2014 Blog post