November 2014 Archives

geotagging

Civil Society Joins Test OJT

By Shigemi Muramatsu "Geotagging is the innovative and inexpensive approach of using ICT, Global Positioning System or GPS technology, and freely available web-based mapping as a project visualization tool to aid project supervision. It is also a versatile asset verification tool which would readily answer the basic question: is the right activity implemented in the right place". - World Bank...

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Citizen Participatory Audit e-books now online

By Shigemi Muramatsu Two more publications of the Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA) Project are now available at the ANSA-EAP and i-Kwenta websites. The Journey of Citizen Participatory Audit and the Learning Guidebook capture the significant change stories from CPA actors as well as its capacity building process, respectively. With the key players themselves telling their stories, The Journey...

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CMS kicks off fourth year with coordinators'...

By Gaby Alegre Checkmyschool (CMS) marked the start of its fourth year - Checkmyschool 4S -- with its annual training for chapter coordinators held September 30 to October 2 at Cloud 9 Resort and Hotel in Antipolo City, Philippines. Thirty-three representatives from 16 cities and municipalities all over the country were trained so they could establish CMS chapters in their local areas. Of the...

Mongolia’s education sector supports CMS

As one of the tools of social accountability, the community scorecard (CRC) enables citizens to provide feedback to the government on the state of delivery of services. Checkmyschool Mongolia , jointly implemented by Democracy Education Center (DEMO) and the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP) conducted a training on the use of CRC. In...

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ANSA-EAP Conducts 5-day Learning Activity for...

ANSA-EAP conducted an intensive capability building workshop for civil society organization (CSO) partners of the i-Pantawid Project on September 22-26, 2014 in Hotel Veniz, Baguio City. A total of 35 participants from CSOs based in northern Luzon (Region 1, Region 2, Cordillera Administrative Region or CAR) participated in the learning activity. These included APOGG, CCAGG, Divine Word...

The Open Contracting Partnership Announces its...

The Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) is pleased to announce the selection of its new Executive Director and the creation of its Advisory Board of Directors. Gavin Hayman has been named the new Executive Director of the Partnership , effective January 2015. Mr. Hayman brings to the Partnership nearly two decades of experience as a champion on the global transparency and accountability...

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