This is a guide with detailed guidance on how to implement
the Thematic Budget and it is based on the experience of the
pilot project carried out with Cew-it Uganda and Movisie NL, and
also with other partners involved in the project, namely, the Our
Brasilia Movement and LSA Bewoners. The project started with
a workshop that took place in Brasília, Brazil, in May 2015, when
partners had the opportunity to know the tool and plan the implementation
of budget monitoring in their countries, considering
political differences and cultural diversity, but also similarities in
terms of inequalities.
This kind of intersection is the key of E-motive,
a worldwide network for innovative social solutions, another
initiative of Oxfam Novib.
This publication is bilingual (Portuguese and English) and
intended for use by social movements and organizations interested
in using public budget monitoring as a social participation
and advocacy tool in different situations, but also by teachers,
students and other parties interested in promoting more transparent
societies and governments.