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Civil society and participation: a literature review
J.R. Tranjan 2012
This literature review is divided into six sections. The first section briefly describes the theoretical and empirical background of debates about civil society and participation: the democratization process of the 1980s. The second s...
A practical guide to social audit as a participatory tool to strengthen democratic governance, transparency and accountability
United Nations Development Programme 2011
This Practical Guide analyses social auditing experiences around the world and extracts important lessons that intend to provide practical guidance to United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and other United Nations agencies officer...
Implementing right to information: a case study of Mexico
Y. Mizrahi; M. Mendiburu / World Bank 2012
In June 2002, President Vicente Fox (2000?06) signed a landmark transparency bill into law. The adoption of the Access to Public Information and Transparency Law (Transparency Law) was a distinctive moment in Mexican politics. - See m...
Encouraging parents’ engagement in public education reform
M. Hasan 2013
Mexico has a large public education system where the ratio of public to private elementary schools is roughly 10:1. Mexico spends more per student than most industrialized nations and yet exhibits the lowest levels of academic achieve...
Local perspectives on climate change: participatory video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
M. Koningstein; S. Azadegan / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together...
Bringing learning to light: the role of citizen-led assessments in shifting the education agenda
Results for Development Institute 2015
As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention. Some organisations working in countri...
Can states continue to govern the new citizenry using old paradigms?: the political challenges of open government in Latin America and the Caribbean
J.F. López Egaña / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
The concept of Open Government has emerged as a new public policy paradigm. It is a response to the rise of a better-informed and more demanding citizenry, which seeks to influence public service design and provision. The practical di...
Stella Oyedepo and the feminist vision in the Rebellion of the Bumpy-Chested
J. Yeseibo / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2013
Feminist activism and civic participation can come in many forms, including theatre. The prolific playwright Stella Oyedepo is arguably one of the most visible practitioners of theatre in Nigeria today, with plays including Survi...
Analytical paper: the right of women to public political space
Nazra for Feminist Studies 2013
Published by Nazra for Feminist Studies, a group that aims to build an Egyptian feminist movement, this analytical paper examines the rights of women to public political space in Egypt of 2013, following a new wave of revolution which...
The Raising Her Voice global programme
D. Green / Oxfam 2015
Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme is predicated on the alarming inequalities women systemically face around the world. On average, women earn less than half of men, while women account for roughly two-thirds of those who...
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Civil society and participation: a literature review
J.R. Tranjan 2012
This literature review is divided into six sections. The first section briefly describes the theoretical and empirical background of debates about civil society and participation: the democratization process of the 1980s. The second s...
A practical guide to social audit as a participatory tool to strengthen democratic governance, transparency and accountability
United Nations Development Programme 2011
This Practical Guide analyses social auditing experiences around the world and extracts important lessons that intend to provide practical guidance to United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and other United Nations agencies officer...
Implementing right to information: a case study of Mexico
Y. Mizrahi; M. Mendiburu / World Bank 2012
In June 2002, President Vicente Fox (2000?06) signed a landmark transparency bill into law. The adoption of the Access to Public Information and Transparency Law (Transparency Law) was a distinctive moment in Mexican politics. - See m...
Encouraging parents’ engagement in public education reform
M. Hasan 2013
Mexico has a large public education system where the ratio of public to private elementary schools is roughly 10:1. Mexico spends more per student than most industrialized nations and yet exhibits the lowest levels of academic achieve...
Local perspectives on climate change: participatory video in Somotillo, Nicaragua
M. Koningstein; S. Azadegan / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Participatory Video is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviors that value collective and consensual decision-making and equalized power relations, seeking local solutions to local problems, through coming together...
Bringing learning to light: the role of citizen-led assessments in shifting the education agenda
Results for Development Institute 2015
As governments and donors focused on increasing access to education in the wake of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the issue of learning received comparatively little concerted attention. Some organisations working in countri...
Can states continue to govern the new citizenry using old paradigms?: the political challenges of open government in Latin America and the Caribbean
J.F. López Egaña / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2014
The concept of Open Government has emerged as a new public policy paradigm. It is a response to the rise of a better-informed and more demanding citizenry, which seeks to influence public service design and provision. The practical di...
Stella Oyedepo and the feminist vision in the Rebellion of the Bumpy-Chested
J. Yeseibo / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 2013
Feminist activism and civic participation can come in many forms, including theatre. The prolific playwright Stella Oyedepo is arguably one of the most visible practitioners of theatre in Nigeria today, with plays including Survi...
Analytical paper: the right of women to public political space
Nazra for Feminist Studies 2013
Published by Nazra for Feminist Studies, a group that aims to build an Egyptian feminist movement, this analytical paper examines the rights of women to public political space in Egypt of 2013, following a new wave of revolution which...
The Raising Her Voice global programme
D. Green / Oxfam 2015
Oxfam’s Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme is predicated on the alarming inequalities women systemically face around the world. On average, women earn less than half of men, while women account for roughly two-thirds of those who...
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Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania
The Advanced Study of India is the only research institution in the United States dedicated to the study of contemporary India. Through collaborative research initiatives, seminars, conferences, publications, and outreach, the centre provides a forum for various actors to discuss and develop policy-relevant analysis related to India.
The Oakland Institute
The Oakland Institute is a policy think tank whose mission is to increase public participation and promote fair debate on critical social, economic and environmental issues in both national and international forums. The Oakland Institute’s trademark is to work in coalitions and networks to strengthen social movements, especially as we forge multi-cultural, cross-border and cross-c...
Search for Common Ground (SFCG)
SFCG work with local partners to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies' capacity to deal with conflicts constructively: to understand the differences and act on the commonalities. Using innovative tools and working at different levels of society, the organisation aims to engage in a pragmatic long-term process of conflict transformation. Its toolbox includes...
IBON International (IBON)
IBON provides support in research and education to peoples’ movements and grassroots empowerment, and advocacy, and links these to international initiatives and networks. IBON initiates and implements international programs, develops and hosts international networks, initiates and participates in international advocacy campaigns, and establishes regional and country offices...
International Foundation of Hope (IFHope)
The International Foundation of Hope (IFHope) is a US-based NGO that recognises the potential of the people of Afghanistan. IFHope has been in Afghanistan since 1998 working in three interrelated areas: economic development, community empowerment, and education.
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability (ANSA - Africa)
ANSA-Africa is a new network, jointly created by the World Bank and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) of South Africa, to advocate citizen involvement in demand-side governance initiatives. The objectives of the Network are to: develop cross-country collaboration on social accountability and demand-side governance initiatives provide...
Committee for Asian Women (CAW)
Committee for Asian Women promotes employment, equal labour standards and participation in decision making for all women workers.
Jordan Center for Public Policy Research and Dialogue
JCPP seeks to address the growing need for an ongoing process of dialogue by conducting in-depth research on issues of critical national and regional interests, publishing studies and disseminating information on key issues, and organising regular expert dialogues and seminars with participation from major stakeholders that analyse and discuss public policy with the aim of engaging the policy p...
Vital Voices Global Partnership
Vital Voices Global Partnership believes in the transformative value of women's participation in society. They invest in emerging women leaders - pioneers of economic development, political participation, and human rights in their countries. Vital Voices help them build the capabilities, connections, and credibility they need to unlock their potential as catalysts of global progress. Vi...
EISA
EISA strives for the promotion of credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights culture, and the strengthening of governance institutions for the consolidation of democracy in Africa. EISA works in a number of programme areas, including: Democracy, conflict management and electoral education Elections and political processes...
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