Caterina Alari has been a senior adviser in the National School of Government International from 2012 to March 2016 and is now based in Islamabad. She has developed and delivered programs of civil service reform, leadership development, ethics and integrity, service delivery and change management – in many countries including Mozambique, Uganda, Sudan, Angola, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan and Rwanda.
Center of government reform may seem as a major project that needs a technocratic support of structures, models, plans, milestones. But in reality, it is nonlinear, messy — and fundamentally political. Peter Thomas and Caterina Alari share three factors that increase the prospects of success of external support to center of government reforms.