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|November 2012 Workshop: Johannesburg, South Africa|
Johannesburg Accountability Workshop Continues Global Consultation
As part of the GPLI initiative, WINGS hosted the latest in a series of workshops on accountability earlier this month, in conjunction with the African Grantmakers Network Assembly in Johannesburg, (our Knowledge Management Coordinator Ana Pinho shared her thoughts on the main event here).
The workshop brought together 32 participants from Africa and the Arab Region who collectively considered what the sector needs for accountability to work in practice. Here are a few issues that were raised:
The Johannesburg workshop, much like our Cairo workshop in September, offered us a unique view on current practice and desire, and we’re using the experience to expand the dialogue on accountability. For example, the focus group made these suggestions on how to improve accountability through feedback, inclusiveness and capacity building: