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Cambodia’s Experience: Increase Citizen Access to Information and Engagement for Responsive Decisions and Services

By Jan Sophal Chhorr, Decentralisation and Governance Director, Pact Cambodia
Mar 29, 2018

The National Academy of Governance (NAOG), Mongolia in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, World Bank and LOGIN Asia organised an international academic conference on Social Accountability in South and East Asia: Experiences, Lessons and Challenges in September, 2017.
LOGIN members from India, Cambodia, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh shared their practical experience and practices about good governance and social accountability at the conference. The presentations made at the conference have since been reproduced as a set of papers by NAOG.
This blog features the paper presented by Jan Sophal Chorr, LOGIN member, on measures taken to improve citizen engagement and social accountability in Cambodia.

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Madam Sarpanch - Stories of spirited and undaunted women Sarpanch in Mahila Rajsatta Aandolan (MRA) in Maharashtra

By Bhim Raskar, Director, Resource and Support Centre for Development
Mar 08, 2018

Bhim Raskar introduces the stories of inspiring women change agents in Maharashtra. These stories have been compiled by Mahila Rajsatta Andolan field workers in Maharashtra. ‘Madam Sarpanch’ presents first person accounts of elected women representatives of their journey in the political sphere. Read more...

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Harnessing Data for Public Good

By Sahil Deo & Sanjana Krishnan, CPC Analytics
Pune, India, Mar 05, 2018

In the age where information is power and data is the new oil, a simple visualization can go a long way in bringing the citizens closer to the government. By better understanding the complexity of the immense volumes of data, citizens are empowered to raise more questions, find shortcomings, keep checks and be more involved. Read more...

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Learning from Peers: Empowering Women in Political Participation and Leadership

By Mohammad Reza Haidari, Project Manager, New Message for Afghan Women Organization
Feb 09, 2018

Reza Haidari blogs on how engaging with peer institutions has impacted his organisation's efforts to empower women for political leadership and increase citizen engagement in local governance in Afghanistan Read more...

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What LOGIN means to me

By Dr. Cherian Joseph, Advisor to LOGIN Secretariat
Feb 02, 2018

In his blog, Cherian Joseph underlines LOGIN's relevance, more than ever today, as a valuable space for diverse interests, voices and institutions to connect and learn how each have 'navigated their realities to build and strengthen democratic governance, and to ensure peoples’ participation in governance.' Read more...

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