Goverment Modernization and Civil Service Reform: Democratic Strengthening, Consolidation of the Rule of Law, and Public Policy Effectiveness

Apr 2001
This document is part of a series of studies commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank for the first meeting of the Regional Policy Dialogue in Transparency and Public Policy, to be held in the Bank's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., the 26 and 27 of April, 2001. It discusses challenges for development in Latin America and the Caribbean in terms of government modernization, as well as the importance of civil service.