Understanding and Operationalizing Accountability Ecoystems

Understanding and Operationalizing Accountability Ecoystems

On December 16th, 2016, with threats to democratic checks and balances on the rise worldwide, Root ChangeChemonicsGlobal Integrity, and the International Budget Partnership hosted an event at the OpenGov HubUnderstanding and Operationalizing an Accountability Ecosystems Approach

We aimed to do three things:

  • Provide an introduction to the conceptual framework underpinning accountability ecosystems;

  • Introduce the audience to a few examples of how practitioners in different contexts are already engaging with those concepts;

  • Engage session participants in reflecting on and further exploring the features and implications of an ecosystems approach.

A Quick Primer on the Role of the U.S. in Foreign Kleptocracy and Corruption

A Quick Primer on the Role of the U.S. in Foreign Kleptocracy and Corruption

We have a yearly trillion dollar problem, according Global Financial Integrity’s research. It’s not the national debt. Add to that 3.6 million deaths per year, by the One Campaign’s calculations. But not from war or genocide. The problem? Foreign corruption. If you’re thinking, “It happens over there”, that’s where you’re wrong. It’s not just their problem. It’s our problem. But shouldn’t we take care of corruption at home first? The problem is that we are the world’s home for corruption. The corrupt inside our borders use the same system as the corrupt outside our borders.

We Want You to be a Part of Something New

We Want You to be a Part of Something New

Being a collaborative network of almost forty organizations, we understand the importance of working together and highlighting each other's work.

That's why we want to extend that same purpose out into the broader opengov community. With our new guest post series, we aim to build that network and be a place for robust conversation where we all can learn from one another...

Know Your Hubber: Sarah Orton

Know Your Hubber: Sarah Orton

As part of a new monthly series, we will be chatting with various members of OpenGov Hub (or as we like to call them, Hubbers) so that you can get to know some of the amazing people that make up our community. 

This month, we'll be chatting with Sarah Orton of Development Gateway. 

Taking Stock: Our Hub 2016 Year in Review

Taking Stock: Our Hub 2016 Year in Review

As 2016 draws to a close, we reflect on what we accomplished at the OpenGov Hub this year.

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