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: Localizing the Open Government Partnership

November 22, 2017 Michael Moses, Director of Advocacy and Programs An increasingly compelling body of evidence suggests that governance reform is inherently political and complex (see, for example, Halloran 2014;  Menocal 2013; Levy 2011; and the 2017 World Development Report). There are no one-size-fits-all solutions to governance challenges, no blueprints for reform that can be…

Learning to Make the Political Personal, and Other Lessons from Manila

Michael Moses, Director of Programs at Global Integrity and Sue Soal, Social and Organizational Process Consultant July 5, 2017 It was well into our second hour in traffic in Manila that conversation turned to President Duterte. “He’s amazing, the best,” said Caldwell – our new, somewhat fast friend (and companion on the way from the airport).…