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Anne Sophie Lambert commented on Anne Sophie Lambert's blog post 'Putting local justice first in Liberia'
"Dear Linda, Thanks for your interest! To answer your questions, this project is built entirely on local processes, and it is driven by community leaders who we are working with to implement their idea. West Point doesn't have…"
Dec 20, 2013
Linda Keuntje commented on Anne Sophie Lambert's blog post 'Putting local justice first in Liberia'
"I'm curious how much of this project builds on local mediation processes. And are the outcomes guaranteed by the statutory or traditional justice system? It would be great to hear some specific success stories!"
Dec 19, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

The Big Idea: a wiki guide to public services

By: Blair Glencorse. This post was originally published by the RSA.The Big Idea: Nalibeli is an online platform created by Blair Glencorse FRSA and Surabhi Pudasaini that helps citizens in Nepal to navigate complicated public services,  and uses crowdsourcing to give people access to the information they need.  Accessing basic services, like obtaining a new passport or renewing a driver’s…See More
Nov 20, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

Putting local justice first in Liberia

By: Blair Glencorse and Anne Sophie Lambert. This post was originally published by Local First.For many Liberians living in the low-income, high-density neighborhoods of Monrovia, life is a daily struggle. Land disputes, drug problems, domestic abuse, and a lack of basic services, among other issues, are pervasive.When citizens face legal challenges, the lack of legitimacy, affordability, accessibility…See More
Nov 14, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

Why We Joined the Global Partnership for Social Accountability

Getting our hands dirty for accountability– building communities for change in Nepal.By: Anne Sophie Lambert, Associate DirectorAt the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, World Vision International’s Local Advocacy Director, Jeff Hall, said that the focus of accountability is “shifting from service-delivery to empowerment.” Along those lines, we believe that building sustainable…See More
Nov 8, 2013
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Supporting Implementation of the OGP in Liberia with High and Low Tech: Knowmore LIB

By: Blair Glencorse and Teemu Roponnen. This post has also been submitted for the OGP blog.Liberia has made some impressive reforms to support open government since it signed the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in 2005. The government has put in place a host of bodies focused on transparency and accountability, including…See More
Oct 30, 2013
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What I Learned at Data Transparency 2013

By: Anne Sophie Lambert, Associate DirectorThomas Jefferson once said, “We might hope to see the finances of the Union as clear and intelligible as a merchant’s books, so that every member of Congress and every man of any mind in the Union should be able to comprehend them, to investigate abuses, and consequently to control them.”Last week, I attended the nation’s first Data Transparency …See More
Sep 22, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

Training the Accountability Advocates of Liberia’s Future

By: Yasmin Anis, Accountability Lab Summer Resident.This summer, Accountability Lab Liberia helped organize and lead a series of training sessions to help Liberian youth better understand the concept of…See More
Sep 10, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

Tech for Transparency: Governance of the Kenyan Water Sector

By: Albert Otieno, iHub ResearchiHub Research is the research arm of an innovative, open working space for the technology community in Nairobi, similar in many ways to the Lab’s home- the OpenGov Hub- in Washington DC. Since September 2011, iHub Research has been evaluating how mobile…See More
Jul 15, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

MPs not VIPs: US$55M on Cars but Liberians Live Under Poverty Line

By Yasmin Anis, Accountability Lab Summer Resident. Every day as I ride along on my penh-penhs (motorbike taxis)- what I consider to be Liberia’s premier mode of transportation, I inevitably see one or two huge black SUVs with tinted windows pass by. I look over, trying to determine which VIP is inside. No doubt they are staring back at me with the same curiosity, wondering…See More
Jul 8, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

From Transparency to Accountability: An Online Discussion

“What does the kind of transparency that leads to accountability look like?” Last Thursday, the Lab participated in a constructive online discussion, facilitated by The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network, on how to build capacity for effective…See More
Jun 19, 2013
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Jun 18, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

The Victims of Corruption

Last week at the OpenGovHub- the Accountability Lab’s home- we listened to two heavyweights in the fight against corruption: Frank Vogl, Co-founder of both Transparency International and The Partnership for Transparency Fund; and Ronald…See More
Feb 7, 2013
Anne Sophie Lambert posted a blog post

Useful Versus Useless Transparency

Transparency has frequently been cited as a cure to corruption. Freedom of information has been declared a universal human right, with over 70 countries adopting it as such to date.However, as Albert Einstein once said, “Not everything that counts can be measured and not everything that can be measured counts.” As more and more governments are becoming transparent, we must consider the usefulness of…See More
Jan 31, 2013
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Jan 31, 2013

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Associate Director
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Accountability Lab
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Anne Sophie Lambert's Blog

The Big Idea: a wiki guide to public services

By: Blair Glencorse. This post was originally published by the RSA.

The Big Idea: Nalibeli is an online platform created by Blair Glencorse FRSA and Surabhi Pudasaini that helps citizens in Nepal to navigate complicated public services,  and uses crowdsourcing to give people access to the information they need.  …

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Posted on November 20, 2013 at 10:47am

Putting local justice first in Liberia

By: Blair Glencorse and Anne Sophie Lambert. This post was originally published by Local First.

For many Liberians living in the low-income, high-density neighborhoods of Monrovia, life is a daily struggle. Land disputes, drug problems, domestic abuse, and a lack of basic services, among other issues, are pervasive.

When citizens face legal challenges, the lack of…

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Posted on November 14, 2013 at 11:03am — 2 Comments

Why We Joined the Global Partnership for Social Accountability

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Getting our hands dirty for accountability– building communities for change in Nepal.

By: Anne Sophie Lambert, Associate Director

At the World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, World Vision International’s Local Advocacy Director, Jeff Hall, said that the focus of accountability is…

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Posted on November 7, 2013 at 10:25pm

Supporting Implementation of the OGP in Liberia with High and Low Tech: Knowmore LIB

By: Blair Glencorse and Teemu Roponnen. This post has also been submitted for the OGP blog.

Liberia has made some impressive reforms to support open government since it signed the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in 2005. The government has put in place a host of bodies focused on transparency…

Continue

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 12:16pm

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