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Do CSOs represent people better than parliamentarians?
Posted On :   4/22/2014
When passing of a law does not involve people at the formulation stage or is not an outcome of any c ...
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Governments seems to be very complacent towards improving governance
Posted On :   5/2/2013
Governance is the ‘Achilles’ heel’ of South Asia and governments seems to be very complacent towards ...
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Citizens' accountability towards themselves.
Posted On :   8/30/2012
The sense of accountability in common people towards themselves is dipping due to extra care taken b ...
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Accountability component of social accountability work
Posted On :   7/17/2012
Please share your experience related to the effectiveness of social accountability work done by CSOs ...
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Improving governance through social accountability
Posted On :   6/2/2012
How Social Accountability is contributing towards improving governance scenario in your country? Ple ...
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What You Say

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    Do you feel stringent laws to prevent corruption and rights (such as access to information) given to common people can lead towards policy paralyses?

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    Do you feel most of the people in India have no taste of good governance and hence it remains a marginal issue for elections in India?

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    Governments in South Asian countries are gradually becoming more afraid of the activities of Civil Society Organizations and thus taking steps to restrain CSOs. Do you feel there would be serious impact on the role played by CSOs in the overall governance and development?

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    Companies in India are evidently absent from a four-year-old United Nations-led global initiative against corruption. Do you agree that private companies are in tune with corruption?

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    In the current scenario, where information is attached with lot of strings, do you feel dissemination of information is crucial for enhancing accountability ?

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    Social networking sites are effective tool for lobbying and bringing pro-poor changes ?

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    Do you feel social accountability tools are cost effective way of enhancing effectivness of development efforts ?

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    Even though the common man suffers corruption at the very low levels of bureaucracy, it is the big players who indulge in high level corruption ?