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Mar

The DataShift is looking for a Data Capacity Support Specialist

The DataShift team is looking for someone to help them support the efforts of civil society to leverage their use of data and technology for social good. If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to apply your knowledge and network of data and tech for good, this might be the job for you! The Data Capacity Support Specialist will be responsible for coordinating direct support to selected partners in three pilot areas (Argentina, Kenya+Tanzania and Nepal) on a variety of different, …

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31

Mar

Nine Social Accountability Projects Have Been Pre-Selected

The GPSA has announced the selection of 9 new proposals in Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Georgia, Rwanda, Madagascar, Niger and Mauritania as finalists for the third round of GPSA grants. The grants, totaling close to US$7.5 million, will provide strategic support to projects in which civil society and governments work together to solve critical governance challenges, and to strengthen transparency and accountability. Additionally, two proposals from Benin and Bangladesh were pre-selected to support knowledge activities in the water sector. Read more …

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18

Feb

New call for proposals from civil society groups working on open governance

This month, Making All Voices Count is announcing a new funding round for civil society working on issues related to the Open Government Partnership national action plans They are looking for project ideas that apply innovative approaches to advocacy, citizen voice, open data and monitoring government commitments and actions. Applications are accepted until the end of April 2016 Read more about the call and about how to apply

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18

Jan

GPSA Global Partners Forum 2016

On May 19-20, 2016, the 3rd annual GPSA Global Partners Forum will gather the GPSA’s Partners from civil society, academia, think-tanks, donors, international agencies and governments working in the field of social accountability for in-depth discussion, debate and sharing. The topic will be centered on key trends in the field, including constructive engagement, learning for results, and scaling for impact. Registration for the Forum will launch in January 2016. To learn more about the GPSA Global Partners Forum: Read the 2015 Forum …

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15

Jan

OGP is now recruiting six prominent members of civil society to join its Steering Committee

As the Open Government Partnership (OGP) enters its fifth year, the international initiative seeks six new civil society steering committee members. This is a unique opportunity for talented and committed civil society leaders to further shape OGP, represent the interests of the civil society community and assure that ambitious open government reforms get delivered.

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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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