Dynamic Accountability

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:

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

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

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

By Colm Ó Cuanacháin, Board Chair of Accountable Now 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

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

How dynamic is our accountability to stakeholders?

By Rehana Merali Rehana Merali is Regional Programme Manager at Y Care International. rehana.merali@ycareinternational.org On behalf of Y Care International, I was fortunate to be able to participate in Accountable Now’s 2018 Workshop on Dynamic Accountability. Over the course of 2.5 days, participants from CSOs in the global North and South explored the concept of Dynamic Accountability

Dynamic Accountability Week: Recap & Learnings

By Joanadee Paje   Joanadee Paje is the Project Officer for the Global Standard. From 12th to 16th November 2018, the Global Standard launched its first Dynamic Accountability Week (DAW) giving Project Partners the opportunity to showcase the Global Standard with events and activities which aimed to spark conversations on Dynamic Accountability and how it is transforming accountability in the civil society sector. This week proved to

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