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The latest stories released by DG

open procurement

Detecting Corruption Risk through Open Contracting

At this month’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Paris, many government and civil society participants will be talking about open contracting. Dozens of countries – from Nigeria and Paraguay, to France, our hosts – are committing to implement the principles of open contracting…

December 01, 2016

urban sprawl

Post-Habitat III reflections: An ever growing toolbox?

Last month, nearly 50,000 people convened in Quito, Ecuador to discuss the importance of cities as drivers of development worldwide. While Habitat III – the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – showcased many success stories, the take-home message was clear…

November 16, 2016