DescriptionTo support a research project evaluating how administrative and political devolution can improve accountability, foster the provision of local public goods and services, and promote citizen engagement in sub-national governance to overcome unequal development and allocation of resources between counties in Kenya.
Funding typeGrant: Foreign Public Charity Equivalent
Funding purposeGeneral Funding Grant
DescriptionTo support Katiba Institute, which uses the constitution as an instrument to achieve the rule of law, greater respect for human rights, more transparent and accountable leadership, good governance, and eventually a more just society in Kenya. This is a core grant to support their work on improving citizens' access to information and ability to hold those in power accountable through the courts.
DescriptionTo support the Leadership Academy for Development, a programme at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, which is designed to train government officials and business leaders from developing countries to promote private sector development through public policy.
DescriptionTo support the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University to participate as the research lead in the Digital Democracy Project, a multi-faceted initiative designed to monitor, study, and respond to digital threats to democracy in Canada.
DescriptionTo support More in Common, an organisation which aims to build communities and societies that are stronger, more united, and more resilient to the increasing threats of polarisation and social division.
DescriptionTo support a convening of Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations to discuss advocacy strategies to set global norms for legislative transparency. The convening is organised by the National Democratic Institutes.
DescriptionTo provide support for an NYU research team to collect and analyse data that increases the transparency of organised political messaging on major digital media platforms. The work aims to provide a public audit of voluntary corporate transparency and expose how organised information operations use digital advertising.
DescriptionTo support Open Government Partnership (OGP) to provide unrestricted funding to the OGP Support Unit. OGP is a multilateral initiative of countries in which governments and civil society work together to develop ambitious open government implementation plans.
DescriptionTo support the Open Government Partnership, an initiative launched in 2011 across 38 countries to ensure greater transparency of government and improved means for citizens of holding governments accountable.
DescriptionTo provide support for the support unit of the Open Government Partnership, a multi-stakeholder initiative through which governments make concrete commitments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
DescriptionTo support a one-day event in 2012 called 'People, Technology, and Government' showcasing the use of technology tools for open government and for enabling increased transparency and accountability.
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