3 reasons why you should care about good governance

23 May 2012 by Sanja Bojanic, Programme Analyst, UNDP in Montenegro

undp-rbec-community-center-children-smallCommunity centre for kids with special needs. Photo: UNDP
Good governance is such a widely used term that I feel the need to first clarify what I understand by good governance. If governance includes the exercise of authority in managing the resources of a country, then good governance is about making sure that this exercise of power helps improve quality of life enjoyed by all citizens. If your government is not providing the quality of life that you think you and your fellow citizens deserve, it most likely has to do with good governance - or a lack thereof. … Read more