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DACoP – A Community’s Journey

DYNAMIC ACCOUNTABILITY COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE – A COMMUNITY’S JOURNEY On the third day of Accountable Now’s Annual General Meeting, the Dynamic Accountability Community of Practice (DACoP) took over to host two events. The first session saw participants use stories of Dynamic Accountability journeys from around the world to reflect on power-shifting and being people driven

How To Maintain “Healthy Planet” As A Cross-Cutting Value In CSOs’ Work

Since 1973, June 5th annually has been marked as World Environment Day. Initiated by the United Nations Environment Programme, World Environment Day each year brings attention to a different environmental issues and calls for climate action. This year, the theme “Only One Planet” serves as an urgent reminder that as stewards of the planet –

Accountability to the environment on Earth Day – a roundup of resources

Earth Day 2022 falls shortly after the release of the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which issued grave warnings that the current plans to address climate change will fall short of their goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and thus many of the disastrous impacts of climate change,

Measuring CSOs Impact (and surviving to tell about it in a blog!)

Impact measurement for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) should be focused on answering a crucial question: Are the CSOs making progress towards achieving their missions? Readers familiar with the sector would immediately think of missions such as ‘eradicate poverty’, ‘universal education for children’, ‘defense of human rights’, or ‘ensure the protection of the global environment’. How

Accountable Now presents at the OECD Civil Society Days: making CSO effectiveness and accountability work in times of crisis and beyond

On 2 June 2021, Accountable Now joined civil society actors, donors and governance leaders in the OECD DAC’s Civil Society Days. The technical virtual workshop, ‘Towards building forward better together: finding solutions to enable civil society’ brought together a variety of actors who shared their insights and experiences to contribute to a collective learning experience.

Implementing internal accountability practices within the Accountable Now membership

This blog was reposted from the Global Standard website. See the original article here. Complementing the previous posts on Accountable Now members’ examples around practices related to the Global Standard for CSO Accountability cluster A and cluster B commitments, we will be sharing examples from our members concerning practices associated with the cluster C commitments.   From understanding

The Global Standard: Going Global, Acting Local

This article was originally published on CDA’s From Where I Stand learning forum. Civil society organisations (CSOs) practising a different kind of accountability towards their stakeholders is at the heart of the Global Standard’s mission and purpose. The kind of accountability where an organisation answers to the people who they work for and with, not

Five ways CSOs can be accountable on International Women’s Day

At Accountable Now we advocate and push for our members – a range of NGOs operating at regional and international levels – to see accountability as a means to transform the civil society sector and build trust. We continually see how they have embraced change, and dynamic and inclusive processes which give control and power

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