GPSa Knowledge Platform

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Sep'17

KP Webinar
Series with MAVC

What can tech deliver for citizen voice and accountability in health projects?

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    November 8, 2017, 10:00 am EDT   About the webinar Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and mHealth innovations hold great potential to improve health systems and health outcomes while at the same time enhancing citizen engagement and accountability. Yet there has been little assessment of the impact of mHealth innovations on the ground. This webinar presents research on the experiences of seven mHealth initiatives funded by the Making All Voices Count programme. All seven worked on the underlying assumption that ...

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    Sep'17

    KP Webinar
    What works for social accountability? Findings from DFID’s Macro Evaluation

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      Wednesday October 4th, 2017, 10:00 am EDT     About the webinar The main focus of the macro evaluation was to analyse the portfolio of DFID social accountability projects, supported from 2011 onwards, to understand what works, for whom, in what contexts and why.  Using an innovative mixed method design, the evaluation analysed documentation for a sample of 50 DFID social accountability projects to test hypotheses about what drives improvements in social accountability in different contexts, and what does not.  ...

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      Aug'17

      KP Webinar
      NextGen Accountability: Mobilizing a Youth Movement for Better Governance

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        Wednesday September 6th, 2017, 10:00 am EDT     About the Webinar The potential of young people to collectively improve governance outcomes around the world is huge- but development-as-usual approaches are failing to engage this generation in meaningful processes of change. The Accountability Lab’s new strategy lays out a different path forward- through field-building efforts that mobilize popular culture to shift values, a focus on accountability agents rather than actions, and an emphasis on creating positive youth coalitions for reform. ...

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        Jul'17

        KP Webinar
        Evaluations, Learning and Keeping Calm: A conversation about resilience after an evaluation

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          August 15, 2017, 10:00 am EDT     About the Webinar The monitoring, evaluation and learning environment for social accountability seems to be changing. There is a lot of discussion about the value of experimentation, failure, and course-correction. Many funders and practitioners, however, continue to manage their projects with systems that do not support adaptation. In this webinar we will have a conversation about Policy Forum’s experience navigating “both worlds.” Speakers will share about a high-stakes evaluation that was disappointing ...

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          Jun'17

          KP Webinar
          ICT-mediated citizen engagement: Voice or Chatter?

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            July 5th 2017, 10:00 am EDT     About the Webinar In this webinar, IT for Change will present the results of eight empirical multi-country case studies of citizen engagement through ICTs they undertook. This research, funded by Making All Voices Count, explored in each case how new forms of participation were shaped by IT, how IT affected power relations between government and citizens, and how the interactions between different actors continuously shape governance. This research provides insights into how ...

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