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Title Auditing for social change : a strategy for citizen engagement in public sector accountability
Published New York : United Nations, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents Auditing for social change in the context of the millennium development goals / M. Adil Khan and Esther Stern -- The role of civil society organizations in auditing and public finance management / Warren Krafchik -- Audit and legislative oversight : developing country perspective / Vinod Sahgal -- Auditing for social change : learning from civil society initiatives / Samuel Paul -- Media and audit : strengthening peoples' right to public resource management / Mahfuz Anam -- On fulfilling the accountability purpose of audit and evaluaiton : integrating politics and public involvement / Eleanor Chelimsky -- Proceedings -- Suggested reading -- Internet resources -- Contributors
Summary The United Nations has identified the need for enhanced partnerships between the public sector, private sector and civil society as an essential ingredient in the attainment of growth and sustainable economic development. This publication explores how the audit process can be made more open and participatory and how audit can be used as a tool for citizen empowerment to hold the government to account.--Publisher's description
Analysis Public sector -- Accountability -- Popular participation -- Congresses
Government auditing -- Popular participation -- Congresses
Notes At head of title: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Public Administration and Development Management
"Publicaiton based on Expert Group Meeting/Capacity Development Workshop: Auditing for Social Change, 6th Global Forum on Reinventing Government: Towards Participatory and Transparent Governance, 26-27 May 2005, Seoul, Republic of Korea."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes "ST/ESA/PAD/SSER. E/75."
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Subject Public administration -- Evaluation -- Citizen participation
Administrative agencies -- Auditing -- Citizen participation
Social change -- Citizen participation
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Affairs & Administration.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Executive Branch.
Social change -- Citizen participation.
Administração pública (avaliação)
Participação comunitária.
Mudança social.
Setor público.
Form Electronic book
Author United Nations. Division for Public Administration and Development Management.
Global Forum on Reinventing Government (6th : 2005 : Seoul, Republic of Korea)
ISBN 9781429497961