Karen Brock - Research Communications Officer
Power and Popular Politics
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Supporting innovation and the use of technologies in accountability initiatives: lessons from Making All Voices Count
Making All Voices Count was an international initative that harnessed the power of innovation and new technologies to support effective, accountable governance. More details
Building Safe Spaces to Support Young Women’s Participation in Local Governance in Indonesia
Barriers to young (especially unmarried) women’s participation in public spaces include the prevailing view that doing so violates social norms, young women’s often low level of education, and family expectations. More details
More Accountable and Responsive Governance: How Do Technologies Help Make It Happen?
The change Making All Voices Count wants to see is more responsive, accountable governance. The programme has contributed to this change by supporting tech-enabled initiatives which amplify citizen voice and nurture government responsiveness, and by building understanding of when and how the technologies help create and support change. More details
Learning for Change in Accountable Governance Programming
This short paper provides an introduction to some of the different kinds of learning that are important in implementing and monitoring accountable governance programmes. More details
Transforming Governance: What Role for Technologies?
The technological innovations of the last two decades – cell phones, tablets, open data and social media – mean that governments and citizens can interact like never before. Around the world, in different contexts, citizens have fast-increasing access to information and communications technologies (ICTs) that enable them to monitor government performance and express their views on it in real time. More details
“Stronger together” – challenging rights abuses in Kenya20 Feb 2017
By Karen Brock