Japan (The Call for Innovative and Open Government: An Overview of Country Initiatives)

Following the Cabinet decision concerning the Budget Formulation Reform in October 2009, the National Policy Unit published guidelines for improving the disclosure of information on budget execution as well as for budget monitoring and promoting efficiency teams (published in March 2010), which was followed by the implementation of budget monitoring and the establishment efficiency teams in each agency. This will be followed up through meetings of the team leaders.
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