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The World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law addresses fundamental questions at the heart of development. Read more.

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Senior Director, Governance Global Practice

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Stepping up to the Challenges on Domestic Resource Mobilization - the Power ...

This event brought senior officials of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax organizations, who discussed progress made, future plans, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the international tax landscape.

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Investigators, Policy-makers Discuss Technology, Cooperation, Challenges in ...

The fourth meeting of the World Bank’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance discussed the challenges and opportunities to fight corruption.

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How Rwanda became the first African country with an electric procurement ...

Rwanda is the first African country to implement an e-GP system nationally that can help reduce corruption and improve government transparency and efficiency.

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Watch the replay of “States of Disruption”

The Governance Global Practice hosted a conference on June 27-28 to examine the role of governance in an increasingly complex world.

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Afghanistan’s Public Procurement Racks Up Victories Against Corruption

Afghanistan is making vast inroads to root out corruption and make its procurement system more transparent.

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Allô École! Using mobile technologies to connect government, teachers, and ...

A World Bank pilot is promoting a mobile social accountability platform « Allô École! » to increase accountability.

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Here Are 10 Ways to Fight Corruption

Everyday corruption can seem almost impossible to fight. However, there are definitely ways to fight it.

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Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Achieving the SDGs requires investment in physical and human capital. Focus is needed on the quality and equity of domestic taxes.

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