Citizen-Led Accountability: Strategies and Tools
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- Learn the history of social accountability, principles and rationale.
- Build practical skills in the use of social accountability tools and methods such as participatory planning and budgeting, gender budgeting, social audits, citizen report cards, community scorecards and other performance monitoring tools.
- Identify the characteristics of an enabling environment for citizen-led accountability.
- Identify ways to use citizen-led accountability tools in advocacy to make the case for change.
- Increase organizational capacity to build accountability into future projects and programs;
- Develop the ability to assess government programs and services to ensure the quality of public service delivery to all citizens.
Who should take the program?
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:
- Transportation for learning activities during the course (e.g., field visits) and to select accommodations;
- All course materials: course manual, handouts, access to all online resources and additional reading materials;
- Lunches and tea breaks during the course; and
- Access to Coady Connects online network of over 4,000 graduates.