Technical Reports Governance of road authorities

This page lists technical reports of PIARC in the field of Governance of road authorities. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Best practices of good governance - Institutional integrity

    The increasing demands of Civil Society regarding accountability and transparency lead to promote institutional integrity and to act decisively against corruption. This counts the more for the road sector which has proven to be particularly vulnerable to corruption. This report presents: - key definitions and an analysis of literature pertaining to corruption and institutional integrity; - examples of current policies and practices from an internatioanl survey; - a model of cycle of integrity [...]

  • Institutional integrity - Toolkit

    The increasing demands of Civil Society regarding accountability and transparency lead to promote institutional integrity and to act decisively against corruption. This counts the more for the road sector which has proven to be particularly vulnerable to corruption. In this context, Technical Committee B.1 Good Governance of Road Administrations of the World Road Association was tasked: • to review recent changes in successful governance structures; • to examine different plans, policies [...]

  • Human resources for the future

    An imbalanced, ageing workforce is a major threat for the continued successful operations of road administrations. This report prepared by the World Road Association (PIARC) Technical Committee B.1 Good governance of road administrations use case studies to examine: Skill gap identification both at the macro level across industries and countries and at the micro level within individual road administrations and their staff; Recruitment, attraction and retention of the skills identified as [...]

  • Improved services for customers

    Needs and expectations of road users evolve. To provide appropriate services, the public sector should be more receptive to their suggestions. To ensure the public value, users must not only be heard but their input should be incorporated into the process and the services provided in the field of transport. This report provides an overview of the concept of the "customer approach". Conclusions are then drawn on the segmentation, the collection of suggestions and the evaluation of user needs. Various [...]

  • The concept of institutional capacity building and review of road sector projects

    Institutional capacity building (ICP) is one of the leading challenges in developing countries and countries with economies in transition.Road sector-related ICB refers to investment in people, institutions and practices that will enable these countries to achieve their road sector development objectives.It is an important means of improving road conditions and ultimately, helping to alleviate poverty.ICB is achieved by acquiring resources, whether they be human, financial, networks, knowledge, [...]


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