Governance and participation in Laos

Jacquelyn Chagnon, Dirk Van Gansberghe et al
- Consultations about good governance and participatory development in the Lao PDR
- Changes in the Lao context 1998-2002. Context of governance; decentralization of government, the governance role of the Party, administration, legislation, judiciary etc
- Progress and challenges in good governance; strategy and planning, strenghtening civil service management, setting national budget priorities etc
- Development of citizens' participation; civil society in the Lao context, emerging civil society institutions etc