MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Holding State Owned Enterprises Accountable
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by CIPPEC at Egerton University, as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin...
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COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER
Horizontal Accountability through the Lens of State Owned Enterprises: A Comparative Study of Argentina and Kenya
Horizontal accountability (HA) between different branches of government has been shown to enhance the performance of state institutions through the provision of effective oversight and a valuable check against the...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: How Does the Argentinean state hold itself accountable?
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by the CIPPEC as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones...
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BRIEF
Mind the gap, understanding the policy and practice of horizontal accountability mechanisms in Argentina
While some threats to institutional quality still exist in specific countries, democracy has become the ‘only game in town’ in Latin America. But institutional weaknesses remain. This Policy Brief explores...
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BRIEF
Needed: A legal framework for strengthening oversight role of Kenyan parliament
This policy brief is drawn from a research paper on Horizontal Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Africa: A Case of Kenya. The research adopted a mixed methods...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: How effective is the Kenyan legislature at holding the Executive to account?
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by OSSREA as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Horizontal Accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Africa: A Case Study of Kenya
The need to strengthen accountability is premised on the importance of having checks and mechanisms for parliaments to exercise their representative, legislative and oversight functions in a manner that ensures...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds
This paper looks at the executive-legislative relationship and horizontal accountability, with the objective of finding out the determinants of the low performance of horizontal accountability (HA) mechanisms in Latin America,...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Determinants of Gaps in Horizontal Accountability of Executive to Legislative Bodies in Latin America and Africa
Accountability expresses the concern for checks and oversight, for surveillance and institutional constraints on the exercise of power. In democracies, Congress (Latin America) or Parliament (Africa) is expected to exercise...
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LEARNING ALLIANCE HIGHLIGHT
ELLA Learning Alliance on Citizen Oversight – Module 1: Strengthening the Legal Framework to Ensure Transparency and Access to Information
This document summarises conclusions drawn from an ELLA online Learning Alliance (LEA) on Citizen Oversight of Public Policies during which experts and participants, mainly from the global south, discussed the...
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