International Budget Partnership

Global, SDG16.6, SDGs
Global

About International Budget Partnership
IBP works in collaboration with multiple actors – including civil society, state actors, and international institutions – to bring about a world in which empowered citizens participate in open, inclusive budgeting processes to shape policies and practices that promote equity and justice on a sustainable basis.

Commitment Summary
We will work with civil society, governments and international institutions to assess budget transparency, participation and oversight through the Open Budget Survey, investigate how and why budget expenditures deviate from approved budgets (indicator 16.6.1), and jointly identify potential solutions to strengthen open budget practices and improve budget execution.

Full Commitment
IBP works with organizations in more than 100 countries to conduct the Open Budget Survey, the world’s only comparative, independent measure of budget transparency, participation and oversight. The Survey provides an evidence base for SDG 16 and an opportunity to engage governments and other stakeholders to strengthen open budget practices for sustainable development. In addition to the Open Budget Survey, we will investigate how and why budget expenditures deviate from approved budgets (indicator 16.6.1), and jointly identify potential solutions to improve budget execution. Our aim is to understand the extent of the problem, the practices that enable it, and its impact on resource allocation and government performance.