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The role of principles and values in CSO accountability

Reposted from the Global Standard website. See the original article here.  For civil society organizations to be truly accountable, they need to lead by example: promoting and fighting for the protection of human rights, ensuring that principles of do-no-harm guide program and project work and prioritizing activities that are guided by sustainability values will help

Rebuilding civil society

This is a repost of Bonnie Koenig’s article on Going International. Find the original article here.  Recently I had the opportunity to co-create, host and facilitate the annual workshop of Accountable Now.   We used many of the approaches that we have developed through the Testing Change project as the farming for the workshop.  The approaches we used included:

Adapting feedback and complaints mechanisms: looking beyond the covid-19 pandemic

As part of Accountable Now’s Annual Workshop 2020, partners from World Vision International and Mayumi Fuchi from the University of Birmingham hosted an insightful session on feedback and complaints mechanisms during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out what was discussed and what was learnt in their blog below! The promise of coronavirus vaccines means an endpoint

When inclusion gets real…an opportunity to act differently

At a time of much crisis and self reflection for the sector, it has become clearer than ever that to connect with people, stay relevant, and convincingly convey a positive narrative about our work and what we can achieve together, civil society organisations must do more to walk the talk on diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Advancing Accountability in Times of a Global Crisis: a welcome message from Accountable Now’s Interim Executive Director

Ilina Neshikj joined Accountable Now as an Interim Executive Director in October 2020. She has extensive professional experience that includes the management of the Balkan Civil Society Development Network, a leading regional network of 14 CSOs in the Balkans and Turkey. She has initiated and managed several national, international, and global projects devoted to improving

Meaningful Engagement Within Partnerships

For the past year, I have been fortunate enough to be on a journey with the Global Standard, working at the Secretariat hosted by Accountable Now for a partnership of 10 civil society organisations (CSOs) around the world. Along the way, I’ve learned so much about meaningful engagement, partnerships, and how to embed dynamic accountability

Diversifying our audience: Why it matters.

On the 18th of September, Accountable Now joined Karl Steinnacker (a colleague at the ICSC, and the course convener) at the Alice Salomon Hochschule for a workshop on dynamic accountability. The workshop is a part of a week long course entitled “Living in a Camp” which aims to give Master students studying Inter-Cultural Conflict Management

Testing the Resilient Roots Hypothesis

The Resilient Roots initiative tests whether organisations who are more accountable and responsive to their roots – namely, their primary constituents – are more resilient against external threats. The initiative is coordinated by CIVICUS and funded by the Ford Foundation. Technical and strategic support is provided by Keystone Accountability and Accountable Now, along with our regional partner for Latin America, Instituto

Accountable Now

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c/o MACHWERK in der Alten Münze
Am Krögel 2
10179 Berlin, Germany

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