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CSO /GOL ENGAGEMENT ON MONITORING THE AFT WITH A HUMAN RIGHTS APROACH. Presentation on cso proposed methodology BY CAROLYN MYERS ZODUAH PRSTN/AGENDA For PRSTN, WONGOSOL, HUMAN RIGHTS & BUDGET FORUM & DISABILITY TASKFORCE BUCHANAN, GRAND BASSA COUNTY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012. OUTLINE.

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Cso gol engagement on monitoring the aft with a human rights aproach

CSO /GOL ENGAGEMENT ON MONITORING THE AFT WITH A HUMAN RIGHTS APROACH

Presentation on cso proposed methodology

BY

CAROLYN MYERS ZODUAH

PRSTN/AGENDA

For

PRSTN, WONGOSOL, HUMAN RIGHTS & BUDGET FORUM & DISABILITY TASKFORCE

BUCHANAN, GRAND BASSA COUNTY

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012


Outline

OUTLINE

  • Background

  • Why Monitor from citizens & HRBA

  • Prevailing Conditions

  • Objectives (Overall & Specific)

  • Focus/Scope

  • Methodology

  • Activities


Background

BACKGROUND

  • During the implementation of the PRS1 , PRSTN monitored to ensure that service delivery was done in consonance with HRBA specifically in social service sector ( Education and Health).

  • Government thought that this was not a fair assessment as the PRS did not consider human rights when it was being crafted.

  • There was a need to improve effectiveness by involving citizens and CBOs as well as strengthening partnership with Government


Background cond t

BACKGROUND COND’T

  • There is an increasing demand for monitoring the AFT and other development program from a human rights and citizens perspective (CSOs, MPEA & other sectors, Steering Committee of the NHRAP, citizens

  • There is a need to incorporate the issues of gender and PWD


Why monitor from citizens hr perspective

WHY MONITOR FROM CITIZENS & HR PERSPECTIVE

  • Complements & triangulates regular data collection and performance of institutions to improve service delivery;

  • Enhances citizens’ awareness regarding their entitlements to quality services, which is an important starting point for increased social accountability;

  • Exposes inequitable delivery of services either geographically or between different socio-economic groups;


Why monitor cond t

WHY MONITOR COND’T

  • Prepare service users and providers for a more decentralized service delivery structure;

  • Offers a practical opportunity for capacity building CSOs/CBOs to strengthen their role in society;

  • Helps to redefine the role of civil society as a critical, but trusted and constructive partner in the transformation process of Liberia.


Prevailing conditions

PREVAILING CONDITIONS

  • The HRBA is a basic principle for the AFT, which means government can be held accountable

  • The existence of the NCSCL providing a platform for dialogue between Civil Society Government

  • The Ministry of Planning & Economic Affairs’ willingness to engage / partner with the CSOs

  • The existence of the FOI Law with a commissioner improving access to information


Prevailing conditions cond t

PREVAILING CONDITIONS COND’T

  • Civil Society Organisations have enhanced their monitoring and project management capacities

  • UNDP’s new Country Programme Document (CPD) emphasizes the importance of strengthening Liberia’s emerging civil society

  • CSOs are represented on the steering committee


Overall objectives

OVERALL OBJECTIVES

  • To improve the active participation of citizens in the planning and monitoring of service delivery to strengthen democratic processes at community level


Specific objectives

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  • Enhance local ownership of the services provided;

  • Improve the effectiveness, efficiency, quality and equity of service delivery;

  • Improve the responsiveness and social accountability of service providers;

  • Enhance the voice and agency of marginalised groups, especially women, youth and person with disabilities to demand for equity in access to services;

  • Strengthen democratic processes at the local level.


Focus scope

FOCUS/SCOPE

  • Health, education , water, & agricultural support services

  • The monitoring will initially focus on 4 counties, 80 communities


Methodolgy

METHODOLGY

  • To monitor service delivery CSOs have agreed to use a combination of Community Score Card and Community Service Monitoring


Community score card

COMMUNITY SCORE CARD

  • Integrates local issues in standardized questions

  • Has strong human rights focus (how gov’t respects, protects & promotes citizens’ rights)

  • Facilitates dialogue btw service providers and service users

  • Can be used by local groups if they are sufficiently trained


Community service monitoring

COMMUNITY SERVICE MONITORING

  • Involves service users & providers

  • Has direct impact on the management of service delivery especially using social media

  • Improves transparency of service delivery if budget analysis is integrated

  • Allows the inclusion of the perspectives of women/PWD

  • Provides important qualitative information on how service functions/fails


Project activities

PROJECT ACTIVITIES

  • Civil Society Component: National CSOs will provide technical and mentoring support

  • Government Component: Provide support to CDO & ACDOs

  • Enhancing government-Civil Society Partnership: Establish platform to facilitate active engagement


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