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Our Members’ Reporting Journeys Part I: CIVICUS

As a global alliance of over 9,000 civil society organisations (CSOs) and activists, CIVICUS has a deep commitment to working towards transparency and accountability for our actions. This is particularly important as civil society continues to grow and become ever more visible in the public eye.  Accountability is not a report, but a dynamic and

Self-regulatory initiatives: Accountability measures in times of scrutiny.

In recent years, CSOs around the world have witnessed first-hand how different forms of shrinking civic space have impacted their capacities to operate; they are being overly regulated, facing difficulties obtaining foreign funding, having to jump through hurdles to operate and engage with governments and seeing their rights and legitimacy put into question. According to the CIVICUS

The changing face of accountability: welcome note by our new Board Chair

Leaders of international organisations are operating in an increasingly complex environment, where the level of scrutiny and expectation is growing.  Stakeholders are rightly demanding effectiveness, quality, safety, and compliance across all areas of operations. We are seeing increasingly complex, unpredictable, and game changing trends and events across the geopolitical, social and environmental landscape.   International

Resilient Roots: 10 tips to ensure a meaningful dialogue with your primary constituents

  By now, you have designed your accountability feedback mechanism, and you have collected and analysed the feedback from your primary constituents. Now it is time for perhaps the most important part of building trust with your primary constituents: meaningful dialogue.   Meaningful dialogue means going back to the people who gave you feedback and discussing the questions, findings, and responses together.

12 steps to a great online feedback and complaints mechanism

In 2019 Accountable Now held a 100 Day Challenge for our members to work on strengthening their feedback and complaints mechanisms. Six member organisations took part, as did Accountable Now (check out our new Feedback and Complaints policy). Over the course of the challenge, we discussed the difference between feedback and formal complaints[1], different online and offline mechanisms,

IYN Trains Young People in Nigeria to Promote Accountability Through Art

Inspired Youth Network (IYN) support young people to demand accountability and transparency through awareness, capacity building and policy advocacy. Art allows young people to express themselves in their own way and pace and it can increase their creative skills in advocacy. It helps young people to develop their fundamental cognitive capacities, critical analytical skills and

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