November 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Job Opportunity: World Bank Social Collaboration Consultant



Social Collaboration and Knowledge Management Short Term Consultant

The World Bank


The World Bank is currently looking for a Consultant to help to improve knowledge flows, collaboration and connectivity at the Bank through:


  • Contributing      to the ongoing implementation of the collaboration/Communities of Practice      program and…

Added by Adedayo Bolaji-Adio on November 25, 2013 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Global Information Society Watch Coordinator

APC is offering an exciting opportunity working with its Communication and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) as coordinator for Global Information Society Watch. GISWatch, launched in 2007, is a premier platform for civil society perspectives on the state of the Information Society at global, regional and national levels.

The Association for Progressive Communications (…


Added by Emilar Gandhi on November 25, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

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.  …


Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on November 20, 2013 at 3:47pm — No Comments

The Importance of Spirit: The Strengths and Limitations of ICT in Development

By: Mitchell Sommers, Accountability Lab Resident

During the 2013 World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, I attended a panel on “Development in a Digital Age,” which featured representative experts from the Institute of the Future (IFTF),Facebook, various…


Added by Mitchell Eric Sommers on November 14, 2013 at 11:23pm — 1 Comment

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…


Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on November 14, 2013 at 4:03pm — 2 Comments

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 Director

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


Added by Anne Sophie Lambert on November 8, 2013 at 3:25am — No Comments

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