“Functioning Centers of Government in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings: What works?” August 9-10, 2017
Guests from several countries joined UN officials, advisers from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, and Innovations for Successful Societies to talk about how to improve the performance of cabinet offices or the “center of government” in very difficult settings. This event is part of an informal collaboration to share experience and develop new ways to address some of the challenging issues newgovernments face in focusing on priorities, implementing policies, coordination across ministries, and communicating effectively.
Innovations for Successful Societies cases on these topics.
Improving the Policy Process: Ghana Tries to Build Support for Cabinet Decision-Making, 2003-2008
Shifting the Cabinet into High Gear: Agile Policymaking in Rwanda, 2008-2012
Delivering on a Presidential Agenda: Sierra Leone's Strategy and Policy Unit, 2010-2011
Improving Decision Making at the Center of Government: Liberia's Cabinet Secretariat, 2009-2012
Translating Vision into Action: Indonesia's Delivery Unit, 2009-2012
Rethinking the Role of the Cabinet: Maryland's Center of Government Reforms, 2007-2012
Matching Goodwill with National Priorities: Liberia's Philanthropy Secretariat, 2008-2012
‘Reconciling The Impossible’: South Africa’s Government of National Unity, 1994-1996
Making Power Sharing Work: Kenya’s Grand Coalition Cabinet, 2008–2013
A Year of Calm: Tunisia's Independent Government, 2014–2015
Chasing an Epidemic: Coordinating Liberia’s Response to Ebola, 2014–2015