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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,

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

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

Justice accountability accountable now

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

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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:

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