Pro-Poor Public Service Delivery with ICTs Making local e-governance work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals

This e-Note introduces the concept of pro-poor e-governance, gives two examples of e-governance projects targeted at poor and vulnerable groups, and provides a comprehensive approach to pro-poor e-governance towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Read more »

Pro-poor eGovernance in Asia and the Pacific - Making public service delivery work better for the poor

For the developing countries in Asia and the Pacific, eGovernance is increasingly being emphasized as a way for governments to strengthen good governance. Read more »

Access to Basic Services for the Poor:The importance of good governance

This publication, a part of the Asia-Pacific MDG Study Series, elaborates on the need for good governance to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and eradicate extreme poverty. It argues that achieving the Goals is not simply about money. It is about removing physical, legal, financial, socio-cultural and political barriers to basic services for all, in particular for the poor and disadvantaged groups. Read more »