Key Principles of Public Sector Reforms

Commonwealth Case Studies

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Public sector reforms continue to be an integral part of governments' efforts to modernise the public service, making it more citizen-centric and responsive. Public service reforms that improve accountability and participation, reduce corruption and improve rulefollowing behaviour to reduce the discretion of officials, are particularly crucial. Key Principles of Public Sector Reforms contains a variety of case studies that member countries across the Commonwealth can replicate, adapt or customise according to needs and local contexts. Country case studies from Cameroon, Ghana, Grenada, India, Kenya, Rwanda, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania and Trinidad and Tobago speak to the policy reforms, strategies and methodologies deployed to support national priorities, especially through greater policy coherence, for sustained development and growth.



Principle 2: Clarification of Objectives and Administrative Structures

Rwanda owes its progress to effective implementation of key sector policies put in place, including on governance, health and education; to a clear vision and policy for growth through private investment; and to public sector reforms to uphold and sustain a sense of purpose and commitment by the country's leadership to attain development aspirations that will transform communities and uplift their lives.


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