Strategic approaches to evidence at the Parliament of Ghana
Strengthening institutional-level use of evidence in decision making
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Systematic use of quality, independent evidence is essential for a parliament to effectively scrutinize the executive and represent the citizens of their country. However, parliaments are complex, dynamic and highly political institutions, with many different stakeholders providing and using evidence through myriad formal and informal channels. A constantly shifting web of external and internal factors shape how this evidence is used, ranging from the macro-level social, economic and political environment to a parliament’s legal relationship with the executive, its internal capacity and organizational culture, and issues of resources, management processes and leadership.
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