Supporting local learning and adaptation – Unpacking the effectiveness of adaptive processes

December 13, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Programs and Learning – Global Integrity and Sue Soal, independent consultant When it comes to improving the effectiveness of governance reform efforts, there is an emerging consensus on the importance of local ownership, as well as growing interest in the potential and applicability of adaptive programming. Despite this, many…

Learning how to go local: Lessons from six learning journeys, for the Open Government Partnership

December 11, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Programs and Learning – Global Integrity and Sue Soal, independent consultant What does it mean, in practice, for reformers working in provinces, municipalities, and states to take a politically engaged, learning centered, adaptive approach to supporting governance reform in their contexts, including through the Open Government Partnership (OGP)?…

L-MAVC Policy Brief – Lessons for OGP, donors, and practitioners

December 6, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Programs and Learning – Global Integrity and Sue Soal, independent consultant An increasingly compelling body of evidence suggests that governance reform efforts are most likely to be successful when: Local stakeholders are at the forefront of defining governance challenges, developing and implementing solutions, and pursuing sustainable change; and Those…

Learning to Make All Voices Count – Six Learning Journeys from Five Countries

Michael Moses – Director of Advocacy and Programs, Global Integrity and Sue Soal November 30, 2017 Learning to Make All Voices Count (L-MAVC), a program funded by Making All Voices Count, and implemented in collaboration with Global Integrity, supported six MAVC grantees working in five countries (Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Philippines and Indonesia). We worked with…

Learning to Make All Voices Count: pursuing openness through iterative adaptation

Michael Moses, Director of Advocacy and Programs and Sue Soal, Independent facilitation Consultant March 7, 2017 This blog also appears here at Making All Voices Count Recent events are sowing doubts about the longevity of the open government movement. Elected leaders all over the world — from Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to Jacob Zuma in…