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    Kota Kita

    Non-profit organisation based in the Indonesian city of Solo with expertise in urban planning and citizen participation in the design and development of cities.
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    One step to a thousand miles: building accountability in Liberia

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Accountability Lab Liberia aims to build a new generation of active citizens and responsible leaders across the country.
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    More accountable and responsive governance: how do technologies help make it happen?

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    The change that Making All Voices Count wants to see is more responsive, accountable governance. The programme has contributed to this change by supporting tech-enabled initiatives which amplify citizen voice and nurture government responsiveness, and by building understanding of when and how the technologies help create and support change.
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    Learning for change in accountable governance programming

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Making All Voices Count makes grants to support innovations and technologies that have the potential to transform governance, and supports research about what works in accountable governance, and why.This paper provides an introduction to some of the different kinds of learning that are important in implementing and monitoring accountable governance programmes.
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    The quest for citizen-led accountability: looking into the state

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    In citizen-led accountability initiatives, we understand much more about how citizens mobilise around accountability demands than we do about what leads state agents to respond to them. This report highlights some key themes that are important in exploring the state side of the accountability equation.
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    A tale of two consultations: online participatory practices in Brazil

    IT for Change, 2017
    When it comes to ICT-mediated governance participation in Brazil, Internet penetration still remains a major challenge, with only around half of homes having connectivity. Opportunities to influence public policy frameworks and government strategies through the Internet, or even through offline interaction, are limited.
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    When top down visions meet grassroots digital activism: notes from Netherlands

    IT for Change, 2017
    The Netherlands provides several avenues for citizen participation in formal policy-making, and is often described as a global leader in e-participation and e-government. Yet, even in a context where citizen participation has become a policy principle, the desired format of and the actual opportunities for participation can be problematic.
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    Participatory budgeting in Indonesia: past, present and future

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Yayasan Kota Kita (Our City Foundation) is an Indonesian civil society organisation of governance practitioners who focus on urban planning and citizen participation in the design and development of cities. Following several years of experience with participatory budgeting in Solo city, in 2016 they carried out research to examine participatory budgeting processes in six Indonesian cities.
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    Shifting the spotlight: understanding crowdsourcing intermediaries in transparency and accountability initiatives

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Crowdsourcing intermediaries form part of a new wave of technology-enabled collaborative transparency initiatives where the information that is required to effect change is generated by citizens themselves.
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    Pathways to accountability from the margins: reflections on participatory video practice

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Two of the central challenges in building accountability for marginalised people are how to reach and meaningfully involve the most excluded, and how to establish the kinds of relationships that mean they can achieve, influence and expect government responsiveness.

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