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Doing accountability differently. A proposal for the vertical integration of civil society monitoring and advocacy
U4 Issue | Aug 2016
Civil society accountability initiatives that take into account power structures at multiple levels can produce more lasting institutional change, compared ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges ...
Procurement, Civil Society, Participation, Monitoring, Public Financial Management, Development, Philippines, India, Mexico
How to do accountability differently through the vertical integration of civil society advocacy and monitoring
News | 21 Sep 2016
Despite the proliferation of civil society monitoring and advocacy initiatives, accountability failures are still persistent. Vertical integration provides a strategy for civil society initiatives to minimize the loopholes in their advocacy and monitoring which facilitate the perpetuation of corruption and inefficiency.
Civil Society Monitoring, Accountability, Philippines
U4 Brief | Jun 2009
Education budget work conducted by civil society is a powerful way of holding governments accountable to their citizens, and drawing attention to corruption ...
U4 Brief | Apr 2008
Modern politics face the challenge of reconciling the presence of money in politics with the risks it poses to democratic values and good governance. ...
Elections, political corruption, political finance
Political economist focusing on natural resource management, the education sector, civil society, and monitoring and evaluation in development aid
education, anti-corruption, good governance, aid effectiveness, civil society, natural resources, energy, climate change, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Tanzania
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
The budget as theatre - the formal and informal institutional makins of the budget process in Malawi. Final report
Commissioned Report | Jan 2004
What can explain the apparent lack of political will to formulate, implement and monitor the budget process and public financial management in accordance ...
Malawi, budget, public financial management, PRSP, Africa: Malawi
U4 Brief | May 2008
Honduras invests large sums in education,but powerful teachers' unions and political appointments hinder reforms in a sector vulnerable to corruption ...
education, english, corruption, Honduras, Honduras
Open data for transparency and accountability in health service delivery: What's new in the digital age?
U4 Issue | Aug 2018
Open data platforms have a great unexplored potential. Publicly available health data can make service delivery more transparent and accountable. Experience ...
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring and ...
Mozambique, Urban areas, Poverty
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report recommends that Human Rights in Developing Countries adopt a radically new approach to monitoring human rights. The "old way" is to monitor ...
Political scientist focused on digital tools for anti-corruption, democracy, development and humanitarianism
Anti-corruption, Election Monitoring, Crowdsourcing, Digital Humanitarianism, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, GIS, Social Media
U4 Brief | Dec 2008
Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence ...
corruption, natural resources, fisheries, natural resource management
U4 Issue | Oct 2009
This U4 Issue Paper translates lessons related to monitoring judicial reform to the specific requirements of UNCAC Article 11. Taking the Paris Declaration’s ...
justice, uncac, judicial corruption
Public Policies in Latin America: From Legal and Policy Commitments to Actual Participatory Processes
Event | 27 Oct 2010
Even if a formal commitment expressed in legal frameworks exists, participation is not always easy to implement, and not all societies are used to open spaces for a broader participation. Camilla Gianelli raise some questions regarding the risk of adopting participatory mechanisms as a recipe.
Journal Article | Jan 2004
The article gives an assessment of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, primarily of the mission's limits and potentials with regards to human rights monitoring ...
Peacekeeping, ceasefire monitoring, human rights, peacebuilding, Asia: Sri Lanka
Reconfiguring Power and Insecurity in the Afghan context: The Consequences of Outsourcing Security in High Risk Societies
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
The Routledge Research Companion to Outsourcing Security offers an overview of the different ways in which states have come to rely on private contractors ...
Security outsourcing, Afghanistan