CSO Accountability: How effective are whistle-blower systems?

March 28th, 2017|Transparency|

In 2016, Accountable Now tasked the direct impact group with an assessment of 40 international CSOs in six different areas of accountability. The study demonstrated the achievements of the civil society sector, as well as addressing areas for improvement in CSO accountability. Based on the results of the study, direct impact group’s Ronald Pinto conducted [...]

Dynamic accountability – building trust through nuanced transparency

March 21st, 2017|Transparency|

We are proud to announce that one of our Members, Restless Development, won this year’s Bond Transparency Award! Restless Development is a global agency for youth-led development which supports young people to demand and deliver a just and sustainable world for all. The organisation has been a Member of Accountable Now since 2015 and is highly involved [...]

How effectively do INGOs hold governments or themselves to account?

September 22nd, 2016|Transparency|

In this series we look at positive examples to promote good accountability practice in the civil society sector. One key focus of intervention for some of the international non-governmental organisations (INGO) in our country has been to strengthen the grassroots democracy by creating an enabling environment for the members of the elected local government bodies and the staff of the local government departments to become increasingly responsive to the local needs and effective in their actions through a transparent and accountable manner…