August 2014 Archives

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i-budget.mo Kicks Off Community Proposal Fiesta...

To showcase the project proposals developed and consolidated by the citizens of Brgy 176 Bagong Silang, the i-budget.mo Project launched the Community Proposal Fiesta (CPF), held 21 July 2014, Monday, at the Barangay Hall Open Grounds. The CPF, with its festive fiesta theme, was introduced after the flag ceremony, with attendees from the purok leaders, various civil society organizations and...

Visualising corruption: Award-winning data...

Posted 1 August 2014 The temptation for public officials to use their positions of power to accumulate wealth has always been there. The iconic picture of the luxury cars owned by Teodorin Obiang, eldest son of the autocratic president of Equatorial Guinea, being towed in Paris comes quickly to mind: how could he afford that on a salary of less than US$55,000 a year? It is important but...

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Barangay Bagong Silang Names Most-Supported...

After a gruelling 4-day run at the Assembly Hall of Barangay 176 Bagong Silang, Caloocan City, IBM is set to forward projects developed under it for implementation in the barangay. Under the i-budget.mo framework of participatory budgeting, citizens are asked to identify needs, issues and problems in their respective barangays, as well as solutions and interventions to address them....

Creating Space for Social Accountability: the...

This is the first note in a six-part series discussing whether the social accountability field is already primed with the knowledge and capabilities to design, implement, fund, and learn from strategic interventions. This note briefly presents the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA). It explains why and how the GPSA’s application process assisted us in thinking about...

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