Deepening Democracy in Myanmar

What role for public financial management in deepening social accountability and promoting legitimate governance?

Publication date: 29 September 2015
Author: Jasmine Burnley (Advocacy and Communications Manager) and Thomas Donnelly (Fragile State Program Coordinator) - Oxfam in Myanmar

This discussion paper outlines some of the challenges and opportunities for public financial management (PFM) reform in contributing to deeper social accountability and legitimate governance in the context of Myanmar’s wider decentralization and peace process. The paper poses a set of key questions for development actors to consider as they seek to support inclusive reform in Myanmar.