U4: Harnessing the Power of Communities Against Corruption

Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information and provide effective channels through which to exercise agency. For this reason, social accountability plays a pivotal role for anti-corruption practice. There are many different social accountability tools that development practitioners can use. How suitable the tools are depends on each context. Find out how to choose the best-fitting social accountability tool for your initiative.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Topics Anti-corruption
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Global
Copyright Yes
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Attribution CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 - The content of this research may be reproduced and distributed for non-commercial purposes, if (organization/individual) is notified and the authors are acknowledged as the source

Version / Edition U4 Brief 2018:4
License Creative Commons Attribution

Email: helpdesk@u4.no

Website: https://www.u4.no/

Author (individual) Claudia Baez Camargo
Co-author (individual) David Jackson (Series Editor)
Publication place Norway
Publisher U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre
Publication date 2018
Pagination 24
Keywords Social accountability,Citizen voice,Collective action,Case study
Date uploaded January 28, 2021, 15:50 (UTC)
Date modified January 28, 2021, 15:53 (UTC)