Reflections on Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Reflections on Fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS Civil society organisations worldwide have long recognised diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) as drivers for a more creative, open minded and empathetic work and workforce. In terms of work, an atmosphere and understanding of DEIB ensure that participants in CSOs’ work […]

BCSDN’s journey toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and accountable organisation

BCSDN’s journey toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and accountable organisation SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS Balkan Civil Society Development Network (BCSDN) is comprised of fourteen CSOs from ten countries in South-Eastern Europe. The organisation occupies itself with empowering CSOs and advocating for enabling civic environments at national and regional levels. Its mission is to […]

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. […]

Redressing power imbalances: examples of some CSOs who have taken a step forward

Redressing power imbalances: examples of some CSOs who have taken a step forward SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS It is widely recognised within the civil society sector that current development structures are not inclusive enough. There are limitations which prevent the people who we work for and with to lead on the actions and […]

Putting Dynamic Accountability into Practice: Considerations for CSOs and Networks

SHARE THIS ARTICLE BACK TO INSIGHTS Civil society associations come in a range of forms. From local civil society organisations (CSOs) to international alliances composed of many organisations, the sector is diverse in the way different groups are structured and present themselves. In spite of the form or type, accountability should still remain high on […]