International Budget Partnership
Selected media campaigns and press releases
80 Percent of Governments Don’t Account for Spending

Eighty percent of the world’s governments fail to provide adequate information for the public to hold them accountable for managing their money

Nearly 50 percent of 85 countries whose access to budget information was carefully evaluated by the International Budget Partnership provide such minimal information that they are able to hide unpopular, wasteful, and corrupt spending.

Media Reach: global audience of 250 million