September 05th, 2019 | Tags: Financial oversight, Macedonia, Macedonia spending, North Macedonia, Parliamentary Budget Office, public money, public spending, Skopje, transparency, western balkans, Western Balkans Democracy Initiative

WFD works in North Macedonia to set up new ways to make state institutions more transparent, through increasing the level of scrutiny over public spending – which we believe will lead to a higher level of trust among citizens in key state institutions’ capabilities.  One way which the Assembly is doing this is by setting […]

Tootsie Pop owl and aid
August 27th, 2019 | Tags: Aid, DFID, Governance, thinking and working politically, Tootsie Pop, TWP

WFD’s Director of Research and Evaluation Graeme Ramshaw explores how in governance, looking at how and why things happen can be just as important as the end result.   After several months immersed in content on politics and development, thinking and working politically (TWP), and adaptive management, my mind is awash with ‘wicked problems’, intractable […]

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