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English definition of “good governance”

good governance

noun [U]
 
 
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, GOVERNMENT, MANAGEMENT
the effective and responsible management of an organization, a country, etc. which includes considering society’s needs in the decisions it makes: The debt relief plan would exclude states which are not committed to the principles of good governance, including protection of human rights.
(Definition of good governance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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