Global Breezes – October 2015

On October 17, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

As a public management professional anywhere in the world today, it’s hard to ignore the many humanitarian crises and other natural disasters that challenge our community’s resilience, resources and ingenuity to respond effectively to such a wide range of problems and circumstances. This challenge is made all the more difficult in some corners of the […]


Global Breezes – September 2015

On September 5, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Lots to catch up on after a long summer of family visits and other domestic and cross-Atlantic travel. I personally was inspired retracing steps between Paris, Normandy, Provence and along the Loire and Northern Rhone valleys – cityscapes, townscapes and pastoral scenes I’ve photographed for the past 30 years. And a return trip to Berlin […]


Global Breezes – June/July 2015

On July 3, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Live Blogging from France Okay. Many of my colleagues and readers of this online journal may wonder if I have a life outside Good Governance Worldwide. Spoiler alert! I’m also secretly the Gourmet Jogger – running the wine roads of France, among other viticultural haunts for the past 30+ years. So as I meet up […]


Global Breezes – May 2015

On June 2, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

USAID Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, announced today the winners of the Desal Prize, the second call for Securing […]


Global Breezes – April 2015

On May 3, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

American Bar Association Better Outcomes for Older Youth of Color in Foster Care By Martha L. Raimon, Kristen Weber and Amelia Esenstad The disturbing truth is that children and youth of color, particularly African American and Native American children, are disproportionately represented in child welfare systems throughout the nation. And the troubling result is that […]


Global Breezes – March 2015

On April 2, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Pre-Conference Forum – Chicago, March 6, 2015 The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 set a new standard for our professional organization. Presentations were highly substantive, focused on practice-oriented challenges and solutions and allowed ample time for well moderated Q&A and an exchange of views among speakers and those […]


Global Breezes – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Cityscope Copenhagen to install “intelligent” traffic system Copenhagen is giving the green light to buses and cyclists. The Local Denmark reports that the Danish capital will spend 60 million kroner ($9.1 million U. S.) on a “smart traffic system” designed to speed up the flow on city streets. Buses running late and cyclists caught in rainstorms could receive longer green […]


Global Breezes – January 2015

On February 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Forum: Good Governance Community & Citizen Engagement Practices The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 is now pretty much set, with all moderators and most presenters in place for each of the four sessions. Thanks to all volunteer subject matter experts for contributing and taking time out of their busy conference […]


Global Breezes – December 2014

On January 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Looking Back As we look back on the global breezes reported on in 2014, we kicked off the year with an inside look at Azerbaijan’s lopsided urban explosion. In his commentary, Responding to Azerbaijan’s Brain Drain Challenge, Tural Abbasov demonstrated that within a few years of the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, thousands […]


Global Breezes – November 2014

On November 20, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community & Citizen Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa It’s unusual that we can simultaneously post two original articles on this online journal, both from the same world region (sub-Saharan Africa) and each addressing a common public management challenge – community and citizen engagement in a squatter settlement setting. That said, the two authors could not have […]


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