Accountability

In ethics and governance, accountability is answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. As in an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to problems in the public sector, nonprofit and private (corporate) and individual contexts. In leadership roles, accountability is the acknowledgment and assumption of responsibility for actions, products, decisions, and policies including the administration, governance, and implementation within the scope of the role or employment position and encompassing the obligation to report, explain and be answerable for resulting consequences. In governance, accountability has expanded beyond the basic definition of "being called to account for …

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IIAG: Ibrahim Index of African Governance · 26 January 2023 English

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), published every two years, is the most comprehensive dataset measuring African governance performance. It constitutes a framework for citizens, governments, institutions, academics and …

longest serving presidents have poor levels of accountability and transparency Insight: Dr. Comfort Ero Perception of the Rule of Law Public Perception of Accountability Public Perception of Anti-Corruption Public SECURITY & RULE OF LAW Rule of Law & Justice Accountability & Transparency Anti-Corruption Security & Safety of Law & Justice 46.3 Anti-Corruption 38.6 Accountability & Transparency 37.9 Participation, Rights & underlying sub-categories, Security & Safety and Accountability & Transparency have declined at a faster pace


BPC: Bipartisan Policy Center · 25 January 2023 English

The previous year the GAO issued a report responding to a Congressional concern about the “duplication, fragmentation and lack of coordination” of early care and education programs and the underlying …

licensing agencies, Child • Request a Government Accountability Office and Adult Care Food Programs, and QRIS federal and state efforts. processes that uphold accountability. Federal funds issued under the Preschool Development FACE Family and Child Education GAO Government Accountability Office HHS Department of Health and Human Services


AI: Atlantic Initiative · 25 January 2023 English

The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in Bosnia and Herzegovina. …

a need to develop mechanisms of control and accountability for prosecutors themselves. 28 The "unlawful case of Taha al J., ensures greater criminal accountability for perpetrators and delivers more satisfaction – specifically, the Investigative Team for Accountability of Daesh/ISIL; the International, Impartial the Commission for International Justice and Accountability, the European Centre for Constitutional and the Court is to influence the awareness and accountability of citizens, and to strengthen confidence in


SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute · 24 January 2023 English

In 2021, a total of 20.2 per cent of the the Horn of Africa, the Sahel, African population was facing hunger, compared to 9.1 per cent in Asia, and Central …

activities are properly monitored not only to ensure accountability and appropriate use of funding but also to


UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 24 January 2023 English

WIDER Working Paper 2023/9-Inequality and productive structure: New evidence at the world level

10 Indicators. These factors cover voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence/terrorism 530] Regulatory quality 0.121 [0.776] Voice & accountability 0.637 [1.054] Institutions 2.301 2.147 [1.082]** quality 0.858 -0.370 [1.098] [0.969] V oice & accountability -0.156 0.399 [1.1 69] [1.1 83] Institutions 530] Regulatory quality 0.0724 [0.784] Voice & accountability 0.548 [1.061] Institutions 2.337 2.076 [1.081]** World Bank 214 4,185 dimensions: voice and accountability; political stability and absence of violence/terrorism;


IFS: Institute for Fiscal Studies · 24 January 2023 English

In the final part of the paper, we investigate how the availability of a sanitation subsidy to a sub-set of our study households through the Government of India (GoI)’s flagship …

in the Age of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Agency, Accountability, and Anger in Rural Bihar. International Journal


Atlantic Council · 24 January 2023 English

Authoritarian kleptocrats are thriving on the West’s failures. Can they be stopped? This report proposes that the transatlantic community begin to address this threat by understanding that there have been …

these industries is not simply a matter of accountability, but also of building and shaping Western


Mo Ibrahim Foundation · 24 January 2023 English

The median score for the sub-category has decreased by -2.5 points over the ten-year period (from 82.5 in 2012 to 80.0 in 2021), as the countries in the lower half …

drive progress presidents have poor levels of accountability and transparency Further governance progress Protection against Discrimination • Property Rights Accountability & Transparency Inclusion & Equality • Institutional Inclusion & Equality • Public Perception of Accountability • Public Perception of Female Leadership • of Law & Justice 46.3 Anti-Corruption 38.6 Accountability & Transparency 37.9 Participation, Rights & sub-categories, Security Anti-Corruption & Safety and Accountability & Transparency have declined at a faster pace


Mo Ibrahim Foundation · 24 January 2023 English

The continent’s worsening security situation and democratic backsliding are all the more concerning given the combined impacts of global, non-African born challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate …

progress in Anti-Corruption Security & Safety and Accountability & has stopped and Rule Transparency have been of Law & Justice 46.3 Anti-Corruption 38.6 Accountability & Transparency 37.9 -6.0 -5.5 -5.0 -4.5 -4


IDI: Israel Democracy Institute · 24 January 2023 English

The proportion of secular Jews Freedom of expression: In the previous two surveys, the majority of Jewish who agree with this statement is the lowest of the religious groups, while …

a whole (Jewish sample; average score) 113 accountability indicator, 2021 130 Figure 7.4 Agree that Israelis help Figure 8.10 Israel’s score in voice and accountability indicator, them in times of trouble (Jewish remained similar to the previous year’s (voice and accountability, deliberative 2.9%). democracy, and functioning 35 8 70 2. The democratic process (voice and accountability, political participation, egalitarian (Freedom (regulatory quality) Voice and 68 67 33 13 63.6 accountability (out of 208) 6. Economic equality (equal distribution


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