GPSa Knowledge Platform

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Aug'16

KP Webinar
Reframing public finance: Promoting justice, democracy and human rights in government budgets

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    Wednesday August 31st, 2016, 10:00 am EDT   About the Webinar Government budgets affect people’s lives in many different ways. Budget policies – e.g. decisions on how a government taxes, borrows and spends – have a deep impact on economic performance, income distribution and service delivery. And budget processes – the formal and informal norms and institutions within which such decisions are taken – largely determine who benefits and who loses from them. Yet, decision-making around public finance and budgets ...

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    May'16

    KP Webinar
    Getting the “buy in”: Fostering political will for social accountability initiatives

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      Wednesday June 15, 2016, 10:00 am EST     About the webinar Social accountability approaches have achieved impressive results around the globe, demonstrating time and again their ability to: improve public services, enhance well-being, strengthen democracy and build trust between citizens and state actors. Despite this proven track record, lack of political will for social accountability initiatives remains an obstacle. Without the support and “buy-in” of public officials and service providers, social accountability initiatives are unlikely to have significant or ...

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      Apr'16

      KP Webinar
      How citizen-generated data can accelerate progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals

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        Thursday, May 5, 10:00 am EDT                  About the Webinar Last year, UN Member States adopted a new and ambitious set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. These 17 “Sustainable Development Goals” will frame the development agenda over the next 15 years.   Yet, doubts remain about the degree to which these ambitions will be matched by accountable delivery on the ground.  Indeed, according to Amina Mohamed, the ...

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        Feb'16

        Social Accountability for Maternal Health: A Case Study from India

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          Wednesday March 16, 2016, 10:00 am EST                                                                                 About the webinar In this webinar, the experience, outcomes and lessons learned of a project implemented by SAHAJ to improve maternal health in Gujarat, India will be showcased. Launched in 2012, this project involved communities in the ...

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          Feb'16

          KP Webinar
          [Spanish] Incidencia de la rendición de cuentas en la gobernanza y la gestión del agua en América Latina

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            March 28, 2016, 10:00 am EST                  Sobre el webinario La rendición de cuentas es fundamental para asegurar una adecuada gobernanza y gestión del agua. Las características de la gobernanza, la capacidad de los actores de rendición de cuentas y los esfuerzos de cooperación entre estos afectan las posibilidades de incidir en los procesos de reforma de la gobernanza. En este webinar Andrés Hernández y Jorge Flórez presentan los resultados de una investigación liderada por ...

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