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Oct'14

GPSA Webinar
Applying political economy analysis to social accountability – The CARE experience

    | Marine

    October 14, 2014, 10:00 am EDT About the Webinar Political Economy Analysis (PEA) for the development sector has been around for a couple of decades, mainly driven by the awareness that understanding and engaging with the context is crucial to set up sustainable and effective programmes. “Thinking and working politically” is the latest trend in the governance circles; however this is easier said than done. While we understand better how to analyse the context, we still struggle to use the ...

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    Aug'14

    GPSA Webinar
    Promoting Social Accountability in the Education Sector: Experiences from the Philippines

      | Marine

        September 2, 2014, 09:00 am EDT   About the webinar Although substantial gains have been achieved in developing countries in the last decades in relation to children’s access to education, trends in education quality have been much harder to monitor and measure. Many CSOs around the world have therefore identified the need to increase transparency and accountability in the education sector and have implemented social accountability initiatives. In this webinar, Joy Aceron from Government Watch (G-Watch) – Ateneo School ...

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      Jul'14

      GPSA Webinar
      Beyond Theories of Change: Working Politically for Transparency and Accountability

        | Marine

        July 23, 10:00 am EST About the Webinar In order to sharpen the understanding and the role of CSOs in promoting change across varied and complex environments, organizations must (and many do) embed political thinking and politically-informed strategies in their Theories of Change (ToCs). In this webinar, Brendan Halloran will draw on emerging insights and concrete experiences from researchers, funders and CSOs working on transparency and accountability issues to frame a discussion about the importance of thinking and working politically ...

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        Jun'14

        GPSA Webinar
        How to account for ‘context’? Using a causal chain approach in social accountability

          | Marine

          June 18, 10:00 am EST About the Webinar ‘Context’ remains a thorny issue in social accountability work, yet there is little understanding of how exactly ‘context’ affects outcomes, and which contextual factors matter most. In this webinar Anuradha Joshi will examine what evidence we have on how context seems to matter in social accountability and how we might use existing evidence better. A causal chain approach to potential social accountability initiatives is proposed, which involves unpacking components of social accountability ...

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          May'14

          GPSA Webinar
          Building capacity for constructive engagement between civil society and the government

          May 22, 10:00 am EST About the Webinar Social accountability strategies try to improve public sector performance by bolstering both citizen engagement and government responsiveness, but what does it take for civil society and government duty bearers to engage constructively on issues of accountability? In this webinar, Robin Griggs talks about ActionAid’s Reflection – Action approach to building capacity for constructive engagement between civil society and government authorities and the need to frame accountability strategies within a broader governance framework ...

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