Use and Monitoring of Budget Support - A Comparative Analysis of Parliamentary Scrutiny over Budget Support in the EU

04-11-2008

Executive summary The aim of this study is to provide recommendations and guidelines of both a technical and political nature to ensure effective parliamentary oversight of aid provided as budget support. The study, commissioned by the European Parliament, investigated oversight of budget support in Canada, the EC and the European Parliament, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It researched budget support oversight and how it interfaces with donor agency budget support manages practices to select, approve, monitor and evaluate budget support, and to assess the risks involved. [...]

Executive summary The aim of this study is to provide recommendations and guidelines of both a technical and political nature to ensure effective parliamentary oversight of aid provided as budget support. The study, commissioned by the European Parliament, investigated oversight of budget support in Canada, the EC and the European Parliament, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It researched budget support oversight and how it interfaces with donor agency budget support manages practices to select, approve, monitor and evaluate budget support, and to assess the risks involved. [...]

External author

Alta Fölscher (chef d’équipe), Ann Bartholomew et Rebecca Carter (consultantes principales de la société Mokoro Ltd, London, Royaume-Uni)