Monthly Archives: September 2018

Resilient Roots: Does greater accountability mean greater resilience? Findings from our research so far

September 10th, 2018|Dynamic Accountability, Governance & Management, Stakeholder engagement|

When ActionAid Uganda faced attacks from the government for their work, including freezing the organisation’s bank account, unrelenting support from local partners and credible local leadership ensured massive popular support during the ensuing legal battle (and eventual victory) against the government.[i] The persecution of ActionAid in Uganda is by no means unique. Across the world, [...]

Resilient Roots: Debunking the Myths around Primary Constituent Accountability

September 5th, 2018|Dynamic Accountability, Governance & Management, Stakeholder engagement|

When you are passionate about something and join others to work on it collectively, you quickly start to develop your own group language. You start using jargon and acronyms. This is a central part of creating a close community of peers. Yet this language can also become exclusive, where others misinterpret or feel uncomfortable to [...]