Accountability

What is it for?
Within the respective territories, systems of “accountability for results and constructive change” allow actors to: monitor progress towards agreed objectives, examine obstacles to implementation and suggest changes and remedy actions to those policies.

What do the tools help achieve?
Looking at local data management (including the indicators), local monitoring and specific local mechanisms will allow the increase of transparency, access to information, awareness and ownership of the 2030 Agenda. It moves accountability loops closer to the people and strengthens their voice.

Sustainable Development Goals: A Practical Guide for National Action and Accountability

Available in English

The 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs) will lead to transformational change only if governments take necessary steps to implement the goals and targets, create and disseminate national indicators to measure progress and mobilise resources...

Developed by Amnesty International

Seoul's Clean Construction System for Efficient Public Administration and Transparent Construction Management: A Resource Book for Practitioners

Available in English Español العربية

The public construction sector in many places around the world suffers from mismanagement and the culture of secrecy, leaving tax-payers’ resources misused and citizens uninformed about important developments in their communities. In this context...

Developed by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Seoul Metropolitan Government

Open Gov Guide

Available in English

A website offering guidelines and practical examples on how to make governments more transparent, responsive and accountable.

Developed by Transparency and Accountability Initiative (T/AI)
This initiative is evolving, and actors like you are sharing these resources. You will find here the tools collected so far.