Citizen Participation and Accountability for Sustainable Development

This report articulates three strategies by which the poorest and most marginalised have attempted to ensure accountability from national and global policymakers to local people.

Chapters in the report explore:

– Collective action and participatory research as strategies toward citizen-led accountability
– Engaging with multiple accountabilities in contexts of resource exploitation, environmental damage, and the social impacts of climate change
– Deliberation as a route to citizen-led accountability

It is a response to demands, articulated through the Participate initiative research conducted from 2012 to 2013 with extremely poor and marginalised groups, for greater participation and accountability in decision-making.

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