IOG Policy Brief No. 15: Principles for Good Governance in the 21st Century

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Author: Bruce Amos

This policy brief is based on a larger research project exploring the application of UN principles of good governance to protected areas. Developed initially in an environmental context, the principles are nonetheless widely applicable. The paper has received excellent reviews from academics and government officials in Canada, Australia and Europe. The original paper was prepared for the Fifth World Parks Congress in South Africa under the auspices of Parks Canada and CIDA.

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Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

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