Mobilizing Accountability: Movements, Learning and Partnerships for Pursuing State Accountability

Back in September, T/AI organized a roundtable in Delhi with members of the TALEARN and COPASAH communities of practice and activists from several notable Indian social movements, such as Right to Food, Right to Information, Right to Health, Dalit rights, etc.  Over the two days of the ‘Mobilizing Accountability’ meeting, we reflected on the experiences…

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…

Learning about Strategic Accountability

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) recently published a series of notes looking back on its two rounds of calls for proposals and the over 600 applications it received by civil society organizations proposing social accountability interventions.  The notes seek to provide insights into how the GPSA applications demonstrate elements of ‘strategic’ social accountability,…