The Partnership Agenda Going Forward: Challenges and Opportunities
During the past ten years partnerships of various types have become a frontline for the reform of government practices in many countries. The reasons for this are diverse. In many cases this reform movement is linked to the desire to streamline traditional bureaucracies and help them to break from a traditional vertical focus in which problems are addressed within a specialist mandate which is bounded by strict ministerial responsibilities and a defined area of internal expertise.
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