Civil Society Education Governance Human Rights Media & Communication
internet, journalism, news, participation, social auditing
This paper concentrates on the role of civil society in promoting the concept of social audit through four methods - public hearings, report cards, budget information, and social audit. Social audit is a way of measuring, understanding, reporting and ultimately improving an organization’s social and ethical performance.
UNDP Resources, http://www.undp.org/ governance/publications_full.htm#account
UNDP Governance Center
UNDP Governance Center, http://www.undp.org/governance/
UNDP Oslo Governance Centre is UNDP's global facility on democratic governance. The Centre has been established to enhance program activities and the advisory role of UNDP in the area of democratic governance. The centre assists UNDP country offices in their cooperation with governments and their partners, civil society organizations and people in developing countries. Its objective is to support countries in implementing democratic reforms necessary to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The Centre has a special focus and competency in the area of access to justice, human rights, civil society, and governance and conflict prevention.