A new publication entitled, “Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean” was recently launched in Jamaica. Strong interest in the subject and the lively discussion that ensued at the launch event highlights the importance of institutions for Jamaica’s future development. In this context, a chapter of the publication focused on Jamaica offers insights regarding four key … [Read more...] about Not Standing Still: Takeaways for Jamaica from the book “Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean”
By Camila Mejía Giraldo Just consider for a second how technology affected our lives in the past two decades. The way we work, the way we interact and communicate, the way we pay bills, the way we access government services, have all been subject to a complete technological overhaul. What if a company or an individual decides not to use the Internet, or the e-mail? A famous … [Read more...] about Could Digital Transformation Help the Caribbean become More Resilient to Natural Disasters?
By Franceso De Simone and Camila Mejia “Transparent practices form the basis for enhanced accountability”. Both “transparency” and “accountability”, as described in an OECD publication, are key pillars for development and essential elements for democratic governance in modern societies. The work done by a country’s primary auditing institution, usually the Office of the … [Read more...] about How Modernizing Has Improved Efficiency, Transparency and Audit Security