The Role of Good Governance in Economic Development
World Bank, Washington DC
August 1-3, 2007
Co-sponsored by the World Bank, External Affairs
Over 200 young
professionals and students from various national and
international Universities, Colleges, and Civic Organizations participated in the Second Annual Global Forum at the World Bank's Headquarters in Washington, DC from August 1-3, 2007. The three-day event focused on:
Preventing the misuse of public power by government officials for personal gain.
- Corporate Regulatory Frameworks
Public enterprise reform, corporate governance, improving state's regulatory function, and strengthening business-government interaction. Generating public and private partnership.
- Legal and Public Administration Reform
Institutional enhancement of the legal and judicial systems and the development of the legal framework for private sector development. Making the civil service more merit-based. Reforming the public sector to operate more efficiently and effectively. Applying the market principles of competition.
The participants worked in small groups and participated in highly interactive sessions, which included: