Sanjeev Khagram presented at the Duke University International Comparative Studies annual lecture in April 2012. Watch the video recording of the event titled "From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the Greek Debt Crisis: The Transnational Political Economy of Transparency, (Participation), and Accountability."
Innovations for Scaling Impact (iScale) and the Center for Evaluation Innovation, co-hosts of the International Advocacy Evaluation Community of Practice (IAE-CoP), are pleased to present the first in a series of original webinars that explores evaluation approaches and tools that contribute to the improved effectiveness of international advocacy efforts.
Since 2008, iScale, with generous support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), has been working with and examining networks that focus on addressing various global public challenges. iScale has focused on looking at the role of multi-stakeholder networks as agents of change in addressing these challenges, on understanding the unique needs of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for these networks, and on surfacing tools and methods to improve M&E in order to increase the effectiveness of these networks.
The report from the Global Finance Initiative on the global finance public policy system. March 2009.
The Conference on Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances and Networks brings together scholars and practitioners interested in partnerships, alliances and networks between business organizations, civil society organizations and government organizations. This includes public-private partnerships, multi-stakeholder-platforms, business-ngo partnerships, corporate social responsibility, collaborative governance, interactive policy-making, network management, supply chain partnerships, R&D partnerships and business alliances. (Wageningen, the Netherlands)
At the Busan meetings in December 2011, CSOs, for the first time, engaged at a high-level in the discussions. While some positives are noted, the full commitment towards enabling CSOs in the process remains open.
A Bridgespan research paper that identifies five critical, common elements from nonprofit networks to deliver measurably better results.
Recognizing the limits of individual organizations to create change, many funders and nonprofits choose to invest in coalitions and networks to expand reach, foster collaboration, and enhance outcomes. Unfortunately, few coalitions achieve all of their intended results. What are the crucial ingredients for an effective coalition or network, and how can they be cultivated and evaluated?