citizens participating in initiatives that resulted in positive state-society engagement in 2020


Network mapping on social accountability in the health sector

November 30, 2017
The Social Accountability in the Health Sector (SAHS) Program aims to improve citizen engagement to improve accountability in health sector in Nepal. SAHS focuses on collaborating with civil society...
Fact Sheet

Guidelines on Public Participation in EIA in the Mekong Region

March 27, 2017
The Guidelines on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in the Mekong Region have been developed to address the shared concern for increasing meaningful public participation...

Sajhedari Bikaas: Integrated development case study

December 12, 2016
This case study, one in a series, focuses on Pact’s Sajhedari Bikaas project in Nepal, which aims to strengthen citizen-government interaction and help communities direct their own development....

Rethinking democracy, rights & governance programming in Zimbabwe

February 1, 2016
This research paper discusses the integrated approach as a strategic model for democracy, rights and governance strengthening in Zimbabwe. Topics covered include: Defining and explaining an...

Unconflicted: Conflict-free mining in the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi

July 15, 2015
Throughout Africa’s Great Lakes region, the international community has closely watched, and regulated, the extraction and sale of conflict minerals – tin, tungsten tantalum (3Ts) and gold – in the...

Breaking the chain: Ending the supply of child-mined minerals

October 1, 2014
Across the world, 168 million children are engaged in work that deprives them of their childhood. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal and small-scale mining...

Applied Political Economy Analysis: A Tool for Analyzing Local Systems

September 1, 2014
A practical guide to Pact's Applied Political Economy Analysis tool for practitioners and development professionals.  
Fact Sheet

Political and social accountability in governance

October 31, 2013
Pact's governance work aims to facilitate positive state-society interaction. Political and social accountability is at the core of the relationship between citizens and their government. ...
Fact Sheet

Rule of law

October 31, 2013
In many emerging democracies, the formal or state system of justice is not fully functioning and/or the informal or traditional justice system still prevails in rural areas. Rule of Law...