Guido Bertucci United Nations

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Currently serving as the Executive Director of “Governance Solutions International”, Guido Bertucci was in charge of the United Nations Programme on Public Administration, Finance and Development from 1993 until 2008. The United Nations Programme on Public Administration, Finance and Development focuses on the worldwide promotion of sound public policy, good governance and efficient and competent public administration.

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Capacity Building for Good Governance : 

Capacity Building for Good Governance Presentation by Guido Bertucci at the EuroMed Conference Rome 27-28 October2009 –

Basic Ingredients of Good Governance : 

Basic Ingredients of Good Governance

Levels of Governance Capacity : 

Systemic/Institutional Level Organizational Level Individual Public Official Level Levels of Governance Capacity

Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level : 

Respect for the democratic processes, the rule of law and the independence of the Judiciary Integrity and effectiveness of collective decision making processes involving parliaments and local governments Legislative independence and commitments to public service values Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level

Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level : 

Appropriate distribution of responsibility among national, sub-national and local levels Ability to monitor policy implementation and to exercise oversight Capacity of the executive to set priorities, to implement policies effectively and promote sustainable development Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level

Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level : 

Rules and space for civil society participation in collective decision making and in setting priorities Culture of constructive cooperation among various institutions and actors Capacity Building Focus at the Systemic Level

Capacity BuildingTools: : 

Development of appropriate regulatory frameworks Improvement of working methods and practices of state institutions Promotion of democratic values and culture of service (agents: schools, media, civil society) Integration processes (e.g. E.U ) Assistance from International Organizations Capacity BuildingTools:

Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational level : 

Strategic planning capacity Management and implementation capacity Network building and management capacity Inter-organizational coordination systems Budgeting and resource management Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational level

Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational Level : 

Modern human resources management and performance assessment systems Change management systems Mechanisms to protect from political interference Contracting capacity Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational Level

Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational Level : 

Capacity to Manage relations with citizens Capacity to Develop e-government strategies and programmes Integrity and ethics frameworks Accountability and oversight systems Protocols for guaranteeing transparency Capacity Building Focus at the Organizational Level

Capacity Building Tools: : 

Regulatory framework Result based performance management Organization-wide plans for administrative culture development/change Mechanisms to elicit citizens’ satisfaction Organization-wide assessment of training needs and implementation of training plan Capacity Building Tools:

Capacity Building Tools : 

Creation of networks with other organizations, nationally or internationally to exchange knowledge and innovation Establishment of mechanisms to promote innovation Leadership development Organization-wide retreats Creation of mechanism to share individual skills and knowledge within the organization Capacity Building Tools

Capacity Building Focus at the Individual level : 

Leadership/facilitation capacity Values and culture (e.g. impartiality, integrity, service orientation) Self awareness Ability to innovate Global vision and contacts Capacity Building Focus at the Individual level

Capacity Building Focus at the Individual Level : 

Technological awareness and ability to operate digitally Respect for diversity Judgment and responsibility management Capacity to network and interact with other administrators and the citizens, incl. with social networks (web 2.0) Capacity Building Focus at the Individual Level

Capacity Building Focus at the Individual level : 

Ability operate flexibly and innovate Ability to build partnerships with civil society and the business sector Ability to promote and manage citizens’ engagement in decision making and programme implementation Communication Ability to deal with complexity Ability to relate local issues to global ones Capacity Building Focus at the Individual level

Capacity BuildingTools: : 

Integration of individual training plans with organizational plans Building of specific individual competencies and skills Building of adaptation skills Mobility and rotation programmes Internships Coaching and mentoring Establishment of reward systems Capacity BuildingTools:

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Exposure to citizens’ feedback Enrollment in professional associations Facilitation of peer to peer exchange of knowledge and experiences, particularly at the international level