CoPSA South Asia


Regional Anchor :   Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS)

Regional Core Group Members :

India                :  CUTS, SAMBANDH, Centre for Civil Society & Inter cooperation
Bangladesh    :  PRIP Trust & Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF)
Pakistan         :  Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) & HISAAR Foundation
Sri Lanka        :  Asia Foundation & Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA)
Nepal               :  Pro Public & National Centre for Social Accountability

Networking List
International Networking List - Governance

Event :
Building the Case for Social Accountability: Lessons from ANSA-South Asia
Social Accountability in South Asia: Improving Development Outcomes
Inception cum Design workshop under CoPSA in Colombo

Training on Social Accountability tools, Kathmandu, Sep 18-20

News Letters :
Accountability Solutions (4/2012)
Accountability Solutions (3/2012)
Accountability Solutions (2/2012)
Accountability Solutions (1/2012)

In Media :

  1. Jaipur group to anchor World Bank initiative The Hindu, February 29, 2012
  2. Media Clippings of Training on Social Accountability tools, Kathmandu

What You Say

  • 1 of 2

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

    Yes No Can't say

  • 2 of 2

    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?

    Yes No Can't say


  • 1 of 6

    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?

  • 2 of 6

    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?

  • 3 of 6

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

  • 4 of 6

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

  • 5 of 6

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

  • 6 of 6

    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 ?