Accountability Links

  • warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 33.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/flag/flag.module on line 1357.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/flag/flag.module on line 1357.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/flag/flag.module on line 1433.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/flag/flag.module on line 1433.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/flag/flag.module on line 1433.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_term_node_tid::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/modules/taxonomy/views_handler_filter_term_node_tid.inc on line 302.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 159.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_page::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_display_page::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_page.inc on line 297.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_page::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_page.inc on line 297.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_block::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_block.inc on line 78.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_attachment::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_display_attachment::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_attachment.inc on line 242.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_attachment::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/includes/calendar_plugin_display_attachment.inc on line 242.
  • strict warning: Declaration of calendar_plugin_display_ical::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin_display_page::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/calendar/calendar_ical/calendar_plugin_display_ical.inc on line 217.
  • strict warning: Declaration of date_handler_field_multiple::pre_render() should be compatible with content_handler_field_multiple::pre_render($values) in /home/accountindia/webapps/demo/modules/date/date/date_handler_field_multiple.inc on line 185.

Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet)

The Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet) is an international information-sharing network of organizations and individuals working to promote the right of access to information. Members of FOIAnet are civil society organizations with active programmes to promote the right to know. FOIAnet also runs a discussion list for news and debate on the right of access to information; there are currently over 400 people on this list, including CSO representatives and lawyers, academics, information commissioners and others with a specialised interest in the right to information.

Logolink

LogoLink is a global network of practitioners from civil society organisations, research institutions and governments. The network aims to deepen democracy through greater citizen participation in local governance. LogoLink encourages learning from field-based innovations and expressions of democracy which contribute to social justice.

European Citizens' Panel

The global objective of the European Citizens’ Panel is to encourage a bottom-up contribution from citizens to the discussion on the future of European policies affecting rural areas. The initiative aims to create a mechanism that will enable European citizens to draw up and disseminate proposals on the future of rural areas in Europe, based on comprehensive and unbiased information provided by decision-makers, experts and stakeholders.

Social Development Network (Sodnet)

Social Development Network is a voluntary forum in Kenya whose aim is to promote and facilitate effective strategic alliances among member/ interested NGOs and CBOs that engage in social development activities. One of the areas they work in is Budget Monitoring, where they developed a tool called Budget Tracker that enables communities to hold government/parliament accountable on devolved funds and the national budget. The tool provides a collaborative platform for grassroots communities to proactively engage in public resource monitoring.

Public Service Accountability Monitor

The PSAM is a Programme of the Centre for Social Accountability in South Africa. The Programme aims to improve public service delivery and the progressive realisation of constitutional rights to healthcare, education, social security and housing by using various social accountability monitoring tools (which relate to resource allocation, strategic planning, performance monitoring, expenditure management, integrity and oversight processes). Read more »

The Transparency and Accountability Project (TAP), USA

The Transparency and Accountability Project (TAP) is a joint effort between Results for Development (R4D),  and Brookings Institute in the United States that works to improve governance in developing countries by strengthening mechanisms through which governments can be held accountable by the public. A major focus of the project is the capacity of local civil society organizations to monitor and analyze public expenditure processes and advocate for a more effective use of scarce public resources that can lead to better development outcomes.

Affiliated Network of Social Accountability (ANSA-Africa), South Africa

ANSA-Africa is a new network jointly created by the World Bank and the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) of South Africa, to become a leading African advocate for citizen involvement in demand-side governance initiatives. Their core activities include public access to information, community awareness, local capacity building, as well as funding small scale civil society initiatives which enhance social accountability. Their recent publications include: “A Budget Guide for Civil Society Organisations Working in Education, February 2009.”

Recovery.gov: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, USA

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is a response by the US Government to the current economic crisis. The Act provides for unprecedented levels of transparency and accountability so that citizens will be able to know how, when, and where their tax dollars are being spent. Spearheaded by a new Recovery Board, this Act contains built-in measures to root out waste, inefficiency, and unnecessary spending. This website will be the main vehicle to provide the citizens with the ability to monitor the progress of the recovery. Read more »

OFWAT : The Water Services Regulation Authority, United Kingdom

OFWAT is a non-ministerial government department that regularly tracks and reports to the public on key service quality indicators in order to track quality, service and prices charged for water services. Indicators used include, security of supply, leakage and water efficiency, water and sewage charges, levels of service for the water industry in England and Wales etc. Some of its publicatios include: an International Comparisons Report, a quarterly newsletter – ‘H2Ofwat”. Read more »

Data Catalog, District of Columbia, USA

In an effort to provide public access to city operational data through the internet, the Data Catalog of the District of Colombia, provides citizens with the access to 408 datasets from multiple agencies. Read more »