|May 8 - May 25, 2017||(Application deadline: January 30, 2017)|
Citizens have the right and responsibility to hold government accountable for public decisions and actions that affect their lives. This program explores how citizens can make their governments more open, transparent and responsive to their needs and concerns. Through case studies from around the world, participants will learn innovative practices to monitor government actions, seek accountability, prevent corruption, and improve essential public services such as health care and education. They will also learn to design pro-accountability strategies and get hands-on experience applying practical tools such as community scorecards and citizens report cards, to foster a culture of accountability in their societies.
Who should take the program?
This certificate is designed for practitioners in civil society organizations and social movements, as well as the staff of government ministries and development agencies engaged in advocacy, governance and accountability work.
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|Accommodation and meals||1,500 CAD|
Program costs are subject to change.
All successful applicants are responsible for the cost of travel.
Most qualified candidates receive a scholarship to assist with program costs. Please visit the scholarship page.