GPSa Knowledge Platform

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Jun'15

GPSA Webinar
Social Accountability in Extractive Industries

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    June 30, 2015, 10:00 am EDT, time to be confirmed   About the Webinar Extractive industries projects generate income and revenue that may be useful to promote countries’ economic growth or to meet certain development targets. However, in most countries, it is unclear how much public revenue is generated, how it is allocated or what actors or sectors benefit from it. Extractive activities can cause profound and, in many cases, permanent environmental degradation. They tend to present temporal benefits (such ...

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    Jun'15

    GPSA Webinar (French)
    Ouvrir la boite noire : facteurs contextuels de la responsabilisation sociale (changement de date)

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      Mercredi 2 Septembre 2015 A propos du webinaire Les citoyens à travers le monde exigent une meilleure relation entre l’Etat et les citoyen(ne)s et plus de redevabilité. Mais comment et quand la responsabilisation sociale (RS) marche ? La plateforme de partage du savoir du Partenariat Mondial pour la Responsabilisation Sociale (GPSA Knowledge Platform) organisera un webinaire pour présenter le rapport “Ouvrir la boite noire : facteurs contextuels de la responsabilisation sociale” qui fournit un cadre d’évaluation des facteurs contextuels qui sont ...

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      May'15

      GPSA Webinar
      Funding, Learning and Impact: How do grant-making practices help and hinder real grantee learning?

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        June 3, 2015, 10:00 am EDT               About the Webinar There is an increasing awareness by actors seeking to promote government openness and accountability that learning is essential to their effectiveness and impact. External funding is often necessary to support these efforts. However, too often external funding can force organizations towards rigid and linear projects, with little scope for adaptation and little incentive (or support) to prioritize learning. In this webinar, the author of a ...

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        14

        Apr'15

        GPSA Webinar
        ICTs and their potential for engaging citizens in social accountability projects

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          April 22, 2015, 10:00 am EDT       About the Webinar Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have emerged as powerful tools for engaging citizens in the decision making process and in the monitoring of government performance and services. Stories throughout the globe on how ICTs helped in improving accountability, democratic representation, and public services’ access and quality exemplify their potential and limitations. Presented by Fundar in dialogue with SIMLab, this GPSA Webinar will explore how and under which conditions ...

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          13

          Feb'15

          GPSA Webinar
          How can citizens collaborate and engage with accountability institutions to improve government performance and access to fundamental rights?

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             March 10, 2015 10:00 am EST About the Webinar: In recent years, there is a growing trend all over the world of citizens collaborating with accountability institutions –such as Ombudsman Offices and Supreme Audit Institutions– to improve government performance and access to fundamental rights. Although the nature and scope of these experiences vary widely, they have shown the potential of engaging citizens in the work of these institutions. In light of this, in this webinar, Professor Peruzzotti analyses why, how ...

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            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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