Accountability and Performance Update – May 23-29, 2022

4 Steps for Building a Programme-Based Budget for Local Government Leaders

One of the most direct breakthroughs in delivering on the fulfilment of budgeting for equitable prosperity is the ability to convert the budgeting process to a true programme budget.

Register: Frontiers of Government Performance Management (June 6-8; On-Line)

Commonwealth Secretariat

Be an observer of the international 2nd Biennial Pan-Commonwealth meeting of heads of public service/cabinet secretaries as they discuss generally-accepted performance principles and present case studies of what individual governments are doing to implement performance practices. Here is the Meeting Background & Agenda.

Leading Communities in Using Data & Evidence (YouTube video panel discussion; 45 min.)

Results for America

In this panel session, three state and local government leaders from both parties highlighted how investing in the use of data and evidence can improve the lives of local residents and reduce racial inequality. 

Resource of the Week:  Data Labs Playbook

The Beeck Center at Georgetown University and the National Governors’ Association teamed to develop this practical guide for public servants who want to launch a data-informed project in their state. It is based on a 9-month program in which 8 state teams developed a data project to support their Covid economic recovery efforts. 

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