The Organization for Responsible Governance

Responsible Governance is the foundation for a more prosperous future for all. The Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG) is a not-for-profit civic foundation committed to realizing that future by creating dialogue, insights, and solutions around the challenges affecting accountable governance, education reform, and economic development in The Bahamas. We are businesspersons, students, artists, educators, politicians, clergy, academics and members of civil society united to resolve the nation’s most vexing issues by addressing their root causes.


Accountable Governance

Responsible, accountable, and transparent governance is a central challenge for societies seeking to provide equal opportunity and socioeconomic stability for their citizens. ORG empowers civil society and introduces key policy and legislation to ensure the actions of the country’s leadership are subject to oversight and serve the best interests of the Bahamian people.

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Education Reform

With seven in ten graduating high school students unprepared for the next step in life, The Bahamas’ undereducated populace is wreaking havoc on the country’s socioeconomic development and its future. ORG addresses this core issue head on with innovative policies and programs generated through research and collaborative think tanks.

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Economic Development

The Bahamian economy is in a precarious position with four consecutive credit downgrades, consistently high fiscal deficits, and unemployment at a soaring high. Economic growth is a dynamic and multi-faceted occurrence that is highly dependent on a myriad of factors. ORG brings together industry leaders and international and local scholars to develop solutions and plot a path to greater prosperity for all.

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Latest News

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor nhartnell@tribunemedia.net (July 18, 2018) NASSAU, Bahamas - The government has admitted to losing around 50 percent of due Customs revenues from inefficiencies in a system it is working feverishly to reform by eliminating manual processes. The confession is contained in the government's own just-published...
Eyewitness News The government hopes to pass the Fiscal Responsibility Bill soon, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest. The piece of legislation was announced in the 2018/2019 Budget Communication and was engineered to keep the government accountable with public finances. Turnquest’s announcement was in response to the recent call by Organization for Responsible...

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