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GPSa Knowledge Platform

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Objectives of the GPSA Knowledge Platform

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) aims to provide strategic and sustained support to civil society organizations’ (CSOs) social accountability initiatives to ultimately improve governance and service delivery. This Knowledge Platform, complemented with offline activities, has been envisioned as the main tool for supporting the learning, networking and knowledge exchange of the GPSA’s grantees and of other CSOs working on social accountability in the global south.

Platform Components

The GPSA Knowledge Platform is integrated by four functional modules: a knowledge repository, learning activities, a networking space and knowledge exchange forums. Although these modules appear to offer separate activities, in reality, they are closely interrelated and are mutually reinforcing.

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GPSA

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) is a coalition of donors, governments and civil society organizations (CSOs) that aims to improve development results by supporting capacity building for enhanced citizen feedback and participation. The GPSA provides strategic and sustained support to beneficiary groups and civil society organizations (CSOs) in developing countries that are working with their governments, to promote greater transparency and accountability.

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GPSA Global Partners

The GPSA Global Partners are organizations that endorse the objectives and strategy of the GPSA and have joined it. To date, the GPSA have more than 100 Global Partners among CSOs, foundations, academic institutions and development organizations. The Global Partners contribute to the GPSA in different ways. Some share lessons from their practical experience, while others provide academic knowledge, technical expertise, funding and networking.

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GPSA Grantees

The GPSA provides financial support for initiatives to improve the overall “ecosystem,” or enabling environment for social accountability, including specific social accountability programs and initiatives, for the institutional development of CSOs working on social accountability, and for knowledge generation and dissemination activities. Such support focuses on initiatives at the country level led by individual CSOs and multi-stakeholder coalitions as well as selective initiatives at the regional and global levels. Currently there are several GPSA grantees that have been awarded a grant after a competitive process.

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Fundar

Fundar, Center for Analysis and Research is a plural, horizontal and independent institution aiming to advance substantive democracy. Fundar seeks to influence and monitor policies and public institutions through applied research, constructive criticism, experimentation, and by developing linkages with actors from both civil society and government.
Fundar’s aims and strategies include: widening and strengthening citizen participation; demanding transparency and accountability; advancing the rule of law; promoting equality; and guaranteeing humans rights.

For more than 15 years, Fundar has carried out civic engagement, transparency, and social accountability projects, for which it has developed innovative approaches and methodologies. Fundar is part as well of many international and regional networks on such themes.

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How Can I Contribute to the Knowledge Platform

You may contribute to the Knowledge Platform in many different ways: you can send and disseminate your social accountability materials (toolkits, reports, videos, etc.) in the knowledge repository; you can contact, interact and collaborate with other peers and join a global community of social accountability practitioners; you can participate in the different learning and knowledge exchange activities of the GPSA KP such as online courses, thematic forums, webinars and blogs; and you can develop a partnership with the GPSA KP to implement collaborative knowledge activities.

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