The crucial factor in effective governance is where the decision-making authority lies, and how it is exercised.
Scores and rankings mask the real debate on good governance.
Sensitivity to the local context always pays off – even more in such a fragile environment.
Mobilizing youth to generate data for social good can create the momentum for change.
ADB is preparing a new long-term strategy to improve governance and public sector management in its developing member countries until 2030.
For our development projects to be effective, we must learn the root causes of conflict and fragility, and use that knowledge to guide our planning and implementation efforts.
Whether the SDGs are focused on public service delivery or infrastructure, governance components are key to the success of the post-2015 agenda.
At a time when halting climate change seems impossible, let us work with our judiciaries and become their partners to deal with this crisis head-on.
Is Asia engaging in a “mission impossible” when it comes to addressing two of the most pressing issues of our time?
Engaging with civil society will help the Paris agreement’s accountability mechanism become more effective.