July 2 - 13, 2018
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
|Application deadline: May 18, 2018|
Citizens have the right and responsibility to hold government and other power holders 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, to foster a culture of accountability in their societies.
This certificate course is designed for practitioners from civil society organizations and social movements, as well as staff from government, development agencies or the private sector, who are engaged in governance, public services, human rights, advocacy and/or accountability work.
Total fees for the course are $2,650.00 CAD with scholarships worth $1,650.00 CAD available to in limited numbers. Remaining fees for individual participants are $1,000.00 CAD, and include: