[Blueboard] RTD on Social Accountability in RP

Amihan R. Perez arperez at ateneo.edu
Sun Feb 8 07:00:42 PHT 2009

Subject: Fw: Roundtable Discussion/(Draft) Paper Presentation on  
Stocktaking of Social Accountability in RP, Feb 12, 2009, 9am-3pm,  
Astoria Plaza
       To: arperez at ateneo.edu

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> The Ateneo School of Government-based Affiliated Network for Social  
> Accountability in East > Asia and the > Pacific (ANSA-EAP), a  
> regional network established in 2008 to help improve > governance by  
> mainstreaming the social accountability > approach in East Asia >  
> Pacific, will hold a roundtable discussion/(draft) paper  
> presentation on stocktaking of social accountability in the  
> Philippines on > February 12, 2009, from 9am - 3pm at Astoria Plaza,  
> J. Escriva Drive formerly Amber Avenue) Ortigas Business District,  
> Pasig City.
> The RTD will serve as a venue to discuss and validate the
> initial findings of the study and  to enrich the discourse on social
> accountability in the Philippines. ANSA-EAP will also be presented for civil
> society organizations (CSOs) to be acquainted with its programs.
> The stocktaking study undertaken by Ms. Henedina "Dina" Abad aims to provide
> an in-depth analysis on the following: (1) social
> accountability framework that contains a set of principles and indicators of
> performance; (2) environmental factors that enable civil society to play the
> role of informing and engaging citizens in exacting accountability
> from government; (3) approaches, tools and techniques used to ensure
> significant outcomes from SA intervention; (4) significant outcomes of SA
> mechanisms in
> governance, development outcomes and citizen empowerment;
> and (5) challenges
> facing civil society and strategies to address these
> challenges.

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Amihan R. Perez
Communications Team
Ateneo School of Government
G/F CSP Building, Social Development Complex
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Tels. (632) 426-6001 loc. 4643
Fax   (632) 426-6061

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