Good Governance begins with the Individual
By Gerhard Wahlers, Peter Köppinger, Rabea Brauer, Jan Senkyr, Lars Peter Schmidt †, Julia Steffenfauseweh (ehem. Weber), Said Chikhaoui, Stefan Gehrold, Peter Fischer-Bollin, Bernd Löhmann, Michael Lingenthal, Helmut Reifeld, Sabine Gerhardt
Berlin, May 20, 2011
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Decentralisation, federalism and local self-governance are integral parts of political reform processes in many countries of the world. Today there is hardly any country that has a purely centralised political organisation. Decentralisation alone does not lead to more democracy, but
it can promote the democratisation process.