Some articles on government, governments:
... The Code of Prefectural Self-Government does not include a non-restrictive list of prefectural duties, but a general rule, according to which the newly formed Prefectural Self-Governments have all the duties of the ... The current Prefectural Self-Governments have kept the "local affairs of prefectureal level" not belonging to the "(central) state administration" ... certain ministries were transferred to the Prefectural Self-Governments (sanitary committees, urban-planning services etc.) ...
... in more than 30 countries world-wide in close cooperation with UNDP and respective governments to promote transparency and accountability of funds, results-driven decision ... analysis and planning tool for use by national governments and the broader assistance community, including bilateral donors, international organizations, and NGOs ... Advisory Services Sustainable results The use of the DAD by national governments to strengthen the effectiveness of aid management fulfills basic tenets of the Paris Declaration ...
... Service provision is, in principle, a responsibility of local government, although in practice provincial governments still play an important role in service provision ... seven of the largest cities, which are among the ten City District Governments in Pakistan, there are semi-autonomous utilities called Water and Sanitation Agencies (WASAs) ... Since the 2001 Local Government Ordinance, water supply and sanitation services in other cities and towns are expected to be transferred from provincial governments to the roughly ...
Famous quotes containing the word governments:
“It has become necessary to call the attention of European governments to a fact which is apparently so insignificant that the governments seem not to notice it. The fact is this: an entire people is being annihilated. Where? In Europe. Are there witnesses? One witness, the entire world. Do the governments see it? No.”
—Victor Hugo (18021885)
“In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state.... Its become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.”
—E.L. (Edgar Lawrence)
“Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. The objections which have been brought against a standing army, and they are many and weighty, and deserve to prevail, may also at last be brought against a standing government.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)