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IDB launches Gobernarte Award


Added 01 July 2019


WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Monday said it had launched the sixth edition of the “Gobernarte: The Art of Good Government – Eduardo Campos Award,” for the best initiatives in subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

The Washington-based financial institution said that Gobernarte is aimed at identifying, rewarding, documenting, and disseminating initiatives implemented in subnational governments in the LAC that have contributed to pushing forward,  the state modernisation agenda towards effective, efficient, open governments and better services for citizens.

The IDB said that through Gobernarte, it seeks to disseminate experiences, facilitate cooperation and promote the sharing of good practices among subnational governments and other stakeholders.

It said this year, awards will be given to the two best initiatives in the categories: Data use for the public policy cycle and Innovative services targeted at vulnerable communities.

The deadline for submissions is August 21 this year and the IDB said technical evaluation of the applications will be conducted by two external panels, which will include internationally renowned experts in each of the categories.

The winners will be announced on September 16 and the winning initiatives will be disseminated through various IDB official channels across the region. (CMC)


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