Category: Good Governance

  • Why Governance by Ordinance is bad Governance

    Syed Sharfuddin A government consists of three branches, the executive, legislature and judiciary. Each of these branches is supposed to be independent of each other but they also need to closely coordinate with each other. As its name indicates, the legislature is elected by the people to enact laws for their collective benefit and to […]

  • Why Transparency International’s 2020 corruption ranking of Pakistan is structurally flawed?

    Syed Sharfuddin On 25 January, 2021 Transparency International (TI), the Berlin based global watchdog on corruption issued its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2020 in which Pakistan ranked 124 out of 180. This came as news to Pakistanis who had come to believe that the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) government of Prime Minister Imran Khan was […]

  • Bounty Hunters

    Syed Sharfuddin Bounty hunting is a recognised profession in the US. Universities offer Bachelors and Masters programmes in Criminology or Criminal Justice. It takes a person of sharp wit, knowledge of law and negotiation skills to become a bounty hunter. The person also needs to have good understanding of international money laundry conventions and financial […]

  • Governance and the Role of Citizen – Small State Model

    Five Point Test Section 1 – Awareness about Elected Government 1.1 Do you follow parliamentary meetings 1.2 Do you follow cabinet meetings 1.3 Do you get involved in public consultations 1.4 Do you have awareness of any recent initiatives or policies of government for economic and social development 1.5 Do you take part in non-governmental […]

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