Amid a global pandemic that is forcing governments around the world to take new spending measures, IBP has released the results of the Open Budget Survey (OBS) 2019, which show low transparency and oversight of public spending. Read the latest OBS report and explore the website to learn more about the state of budget transparency, participation and oversight around the world. Read the latest OBS report and learn more about the state of transparency, participation and oversight of the global budget. Read the reactions of IBP and its partners to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on budget transparency, participation and oversight. The International Budget Partnership collaborates with several actors, including civil society, state actors, international institutions and the private sector – to create a world in which empowered citizens participate in open and inclusive budgeting processes, in order to develop policies and practices that promote justice and justice on a sustainable basis. In collaboration with the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), IBP has released the first comprehensive overview of the strength of audit and oversight systems at a time when supreme audit institutions are under pressure for governments to be effective managers of COVID-19 emergency spending. .