Policy Development and Co-ordination

Effective systems of government planning, policy development and co-ordination are critical for designing and delivering good policies and addressing emerging challenges such as climate change. Centre of government ensures consistency and coherence of policy outcomes. Procedures for inclusive and evidence-based policy making help the country make optimal resource allocations and policy choices.

Policy Development and Co-ordination - at a glance

Average indicator values are presented for each area and country. Click on the rows and columns to sort the table by highest value, or “show progress” to include trends over time.

ALB XKV MNE MKD SRB AVG
Centre-of-government functions
4
4
3
3
3
3.4
Centre-of-government functions for EU integration
4
3
4
3
3
3.4
Quality of policy planning
4
2
2
1
3
2.4
Quality of policy planning for EU integration
3
2
1
1
1
1.6
Quality of government monitoring and reporting
3
3
4
1
2
2.6
Government decision making and transparency
3
2
3
3
3
2.8
Parliamentary scrutiny of government policy making
4
3
3
2
4
3.2
Policy making in ministries
3
3
3
2
2
2.6
Alignment of national legislation with EU acquis
4
1
2
3
2
2.4
Evidence-based policy making
3
2
3
3
3
2.8
Public consultation on public policy
3
3
3
2
2
2.6
Interministerial consultation on public policy
4
3
2
3
3
3
Predictable and consistent legislation
4
2
2
2
4
2.8
Access to legislation
3
3
3
1
4
2.8

Compare performance

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Average
Highest Value
2017

Average, 2021

Centre-of-government functions Centre-of-government functions for EU integration Quality of policy planning Quality of policy planning for EU integration Quality of government monitoring and reporting Government decision making and transparency Parliamentary scrutiny of government policy making Policy making in ministries Alignment of national legislation with EU acquis Evidence-based policy making Public consultation on public policy Interministerial consultation on public policy Predictable and consistent legislation Access to legislation

Most significant change

Green bars show the indicator values that advanced most. Red bars shows those that deteriorated most. Only indicator values that have changed are shown.

Average from 2017 to 2021

Public consultation on public policy Evidence-based policy making Interministerial consultation on public policy Quality of policy planning Accessibility of legislation Fulfilment of critical functions by the centre-of-government institutions Quality of government monitoring and reporting Parliamentary scrutiny of government policy making Transparency and legal compliance of government decision making Fulfilment of European integration functions by the centre-of-government institutions Quality of policy planning for European integration Predictability and consistency of legislation Government capability for aligning national legislation with the European Union acquis