NLP for Good: Key Insights from the #HackCorruption Program

#HackCorruption, developed by Accountability Lab in collaboration with Development Gateway and the Centre for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), brings together professionals from the fields of technology, data science, civil society and policy-making to develop innovative solutions to combat systemic challenges of corruption; in doing so, they create, refine and build upon existing systems that seek to improve transparency and accountability while strengthening integrity within governments.

Dynamic Accountability Dialogues Outpost (Part 2): Dynamic Accountability in Practice

Dynamic Accountability Dialogues Oupost (Part 2) :Dynamic Accountability in Practice SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS Locally led development is a growing discourse within the global development sector, recognising the power of communities to shape their own futures. But this approach requires rethinking the way CSOs and their stakeholders interact – what we call accountability. […]

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

SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS 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 […]

Gender Cheat Sheet: How Not to Lose the Gender Perspective

SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS Every March, International Women’s Day brings attention to gender inequalities and the need to further advance the rights of women and girls to close gender gaps. However, promoting women’s rights and gender equality must be a year-long pursuit. To help civil society organisations integrate a gender perspective in their […]

Implementing internal accountability practices within the Accountable Now membership

SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS 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 […]

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 […]

Embracing change while adjusting to evolving contexts

This blog was reposted from the Global Standard website. See the original article here.  Change is at the heart of any civil society organization, both in terms of its own sustainability (internal change) as well as for measuring its effectiveness (external change).   At Accountable Now we ask our members to ensure that the change they seek […]

The role of principles and values in CSO accountability

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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 […]