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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UN: The United Nations · 6 December 2024 English

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been taken already or only being reported for accountability purposes. When proactive risk management is abuse; environmental and social safeguards; and accountability to affected populations, which all represent


Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 August 2024 English

A study by Martin Sas, KU Leuven, Centre for IT & IP Law, Leuven, Belgium Jan Tobias Mühlberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Polytechnique,Brussels, Belgium

trustworthiness of age assurance measures and the accountability of technology providers. In summary, our study and confidentiality of the collected data • Accountability: ISS’ providers should be responsible for,


World Bank Group · 6 May 2024 English

at the municipal level and strengthening the accountability framework. 9. The Program is also aligned


Hansard Society · 12 April 2024 English

This week we are joined by former House of Commons Clerk, Paul Evans, to discuss William Wragg’s fall from grace following a ‘honeytrap sting’. What does it tell us about …

rules designed to enhance transparency and accountability. Have the APPGs really stopped working or have


HBS: Heinrich Boll Foundation · 10 April 2024

At the same time, the Emir has put in place a mechanism to provide actionable guidance for the administration via the Office of Administrative Affairs as well as established an …

authority key representatives as part of the 2023 Accountability Sessions, there appears still to be no tangible


NYU: New York University · 10 April 2024 English

His wife, Evgenia, calls on the global democratic community to stand with her husband and others fighting Putin's repression. The post Russian Human Rights Activist Vladimir Kara-Murza Marks Two Years …


FCDO: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office · 10 April 2024 English

This annual publication provides an overview of the provisional UK aid spending for 2023 (Official Development Assistance). It also provides comparisons with 2022 spend. It includes: • Total UK ODA …

the 0.7 per cent target is not met and the accountability mechanisms that are triggered when the FCDO


TSP: Sentencing Project · 10 April 2024 English

They can hire staff Typically, restorative justice interventions from similar backgrounds and with similar experi bring together those most affected by an of ences to the young people, and they …

as several smaller cities. Though but also accountability—the opportunity for no reliable data are available


Prospect Foundation · 10 April 2024 English

The previously routine qualification that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) preferred such reunification to be “peaceful” was missing this year, although he did add that the PRC would “promote …

generation comprised the core gesture of government accountability, if heavily stage-managed, were to be abandoned


TSP: Sentencing Project · 10 April 2024 English

families, and community members with direct ex- perience in the youth justice system to tell their The recent momentum to expand the use of diversion in stories and highlight the …

responses to adolescent lawbreaking. The case ates accountability, not just diversion away from for expanding recidivism, restitu- ● Embrace the importance of accountability, but re- tion, and satisfaction among participating adolescent behavioral problems. 4 What does real accountability look like? ● Criminalizing age-typical adolescent telling when it comes to the media. Lead and accountability. To the law and order set, I spoke with a story


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