Enhancing Accountability through Open Government? Learning about and Leveraging OGP

OGP faces real questions. As we seek answers we should link learning to real practice. My reflections on OGP Africa regional meeting.

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Mobilizing Accountability: Citizens, Movements and the State

How do citizens ensure that their governments are more accountable to them?  This question is at the center of many pro-accountability efforts across diverse contexts.  External actors have invested significant resources in supporting citizen and civil society-led accountability approaches, often under the labels of ‘civil society advocacy’ and ‘social accountability’, with mixed results (see here…