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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

Our Members’ Reporting Journeys Part I: CIVICUS

By Merle Rutz (Impact & Accountability Coordinator) and the Impact & Accountability Team,  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

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

By Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) and Belen Giaquinta (CIVICUS) for the Resilient Roots project.        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

Resilient Roots: 10 Tips to collect feedback from your primary constituents

August 30, 2019 By Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) and Belén Giaquinta (CIVICUS) In the first blog post of this series, Resileint Roots shared 10 steps to design your accountability feedback mechanism, where they discussed how to set your objectives and layout the infrastructure and resources you will need to see this work through. If you missed

How resilient are our pilot partners to civic space threats?

June 19, 2019 Soulayma Mardam Bey and Jack Cornforth, CIVICUS In recent years, “Resilience” has made its way into international development’s buzzword bingo board. Yet despite its increasing popularity, the concept often remains poorly understood. In this article, and during our upcoming Resilient Roots event at ICSW 2019 (Wednesday afternoon ), we will take a closer look at what this

Turning data-driven accountability into meaningful action for civil society

By Merle Rutz   *All views and statements represent those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Accountable Now. Merle Rutz is the Accountability and Impact Coordinator with CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance.   Are we representing and amplifying the right voices? Are our programmes and campaigns geographically inclusive? How can we support

Resilient Roots: Debunking the Myths around Primary Constituent Accountability

By Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) and Laurence Prinz (Keystone Accountability) *All views and statements represent those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Accountable Now. 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

Accountable Now

Accountable Now is legally registered in United Kingdom at Amnesty International, 1 Easton Street, London WC1X 0DW, UK under the name International NGO Charter of Accountability Ltd.

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