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The World Bank is championing "Open Government" across regions and sectors. Governments that are more open are governments which operate on the principles of enhanced transparency and citizen participation. Open governments are more effective governments, better positioned to advance shared prosperity and reduce extreme poverty. This video presents highlights of the World Bank's efforts on open government, from open contracting work in Mongolia, to open budgeting work in Paraguay.
On a rainy Friday morning during the first week of this month, a young woman got on the stage of the auditorium in Queen Elizabeth Conference Center in Central London to talk about open government.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
The United Nations has turned to spy drones for the first time in its history in an effort to increase pressure in militias in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, marking both a major technological advancement in the organization’s peacekeeping arsenal as well as a shift in how it views the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.