Publications | ELLA
30
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Spotlight on Publications: Participatory Budgeting

Latin American countries pioneered Participatory Budgeting, an innovative mechanism enabling citizens to decide how public funds will be spent. This selection highlights some of the latest and most relevant publications on the topic in Latin America, including country case studies, regional surveys and implementation guides.

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30
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Spotlight on Publications: Budgets and Human Rights

In the last decade, CSOs and local governments in Latin America have developed budget analysis and design methodologies that incorporate a human rights approach to assess the degree to which governments’ budgets and public policies work towards the fulfilment of human rights. This selection highlights some of the key publications in this emerging field, including guides and tool-kits; methodologies for budget analysis of specific rights like health, education and the rights of children; and country case studies, that focus on specific countries but look at a variety of rights.

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15
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Spotlight on Publications: Social Control Mechanisms in Supreme Audit Institutions

Increasingly, Latin American Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) are creating mechanisms to involve citizens in the oversight process. This selection highlights key publications about these social control mechanisms.

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15
Nov
2011
SPOTLIGHT ON ORGANISATIONS

Spotlight on Organisations: Government Oversight and Supreme Audit Institutions

This Spotlight highlights key Latin American and international organisations working to support improved oversight of public spending, focusing on the resources they offer to development actors from other regions.

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