Resilient Roots Blog

July 22, 2022

Stronger Together: Strengthening the Dynamic Accountability Community of Practice

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Summary of our consultation and the way forward Full consultation report The Dynamic Accountability Community of Practice (DACoP) is a joint initiative by Restless Development, CIVICUS,…
May 11, 2022

What does accountability mean to youth-led initiatives?

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For the past three months, CIVICUS’ Resilient Roots project and Youth Action team have engaged youth-led initiatives to explore how they understand and practice…
January 11, 2022

How Accountable are CIVICUS’ Resourcing Practices?

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At CIVICUS, redistributing funds to our members and partners is a crucial way in which we work towards the alliance's strategic goals. This new…
October 21, 2021

In their own words: How youth-led initiatives practice constituent accountability

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Youth leaders from India and South Africa share how they have been practicing accountability to the individuals, communities and groups that their work serves…
February 12, 2021

Deepening Roots: How our partners are doing nine months on

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Photo: Projet Jeune Leader By Jack Cornforth, Resilient Roots Coordinator, CIVICUS Towards the end of 2020, we spoke to many of our national partners…
December 02, 2020

#SiConLasOSC - Yes with CSOs!

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By Oriana Castillo, CIVICUS In July 2019, the VUKA! Coalition, a group working to coordinate civil society actors to reclaim civic space across the…
July 23, 2019

CIVICUS en RightsCon2019!

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Por Marianna Belalba Barreto y Belén Giaquinta Todxs aquellos interesados en la interfaz entre derechos humanos y la tecnología sabrán que el mes pasado…
April 29, 2019

Hacia la construcción de nuestra Política Institucional de Rendición de Cuentas

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Por Gloria Gonzalez Navarro y Enrique Blanco Lozada (Asociación Kusi Warma) Los cambios o impactos sociales suelen estar acompañados de adversidades de nuestro ambiente,…
April 08, 2019

How resilient are our pilot partners to civic space threats?

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  By Soulayma Mardam Bey and Jack Cornforth, CIVICUS In recent years, “Resilience” has made its way into international development’s buzzword bingo board. Yet…
November 08, 2018

Thinking about how to measure your organisation’s accountability?

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...then read on, because this blog post is for you! by Belén Giaquinta (CIVICUS) The Resilient Roots Accountability Initiative is working with 15 partners…
October 02, 2018

Resilience in times of shrinking civic space: How Resilient Roots organisations are attempting to strengthen…

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Soulayma Mardam Bey (CIVICUS) and Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) The systematic crackdown on peaceful protests and demonstrations across the world has shaped our understanding…
September 28, 2018

Ganar espacio desde la raíz

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Escrito por Analía Bettoni – Instituto de Comunicación y Desarrollo En su reciente artículo The revolution will not be televised: Can NGOs learn to…
September 06, 2018

Resilient Roots: Debunking the Myths around Primary Constituent Accountability

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By Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) and Laurence Prinz (Keystone Accountability) When you are passionate about something and join others to work on it collectively,…
August 16, 2018

Does greater accountability mean greater resilience? Findings from our research so far

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By Kingsley Orievulu and Jack Cornforth When ActionAid Uganda faced attacks from the government for their work, including freezing the organisation’s bank account, unrelenting…
June 18, 2018

Appetite, Buzzwords, and Capacity Gaps

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What the Resilient Roots accountability pilot project application process has taught us so far By Jack Cornforth The Resilient Roots initiative recently launched two…


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