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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By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor [email protected] The Bahamas would be “very wise to heed” findings that a new fiscal watchdog’s credibility will be enhanced the more independent it is from the Government. Matt Aubry, the Organisation for Responsible Governance’s (ORG) executive director, told Tribune Business that this nation does...
By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor [email protected] The Government was yesterday urged to eliminate “excess weight” in the public sector that is dragging The Bahamas down “like a 50,000 pound anchor for a canoe”. Robert Myers, pictured, the Organisation for Responsible Governance’s (ORG) principal, said revelations that the Bahamian civil...
By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor [email protected] The Bahamas is not getting the “modern governance” promised in return for the VAT hike, a leading reformer blasted yesterday, with people “sick and tired” of financing a bloated public sector. Robert Myers, the Organisation for Responsible Governance’s (ORG) principal, told Tribune Business...

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