This week in Transparency and Accountability

Can you innovate government? Nine great pieces on the Open Government Partnership just out in the Stanford Social Innovation Review:

http://www.ssireview.org/supplement/innovating_government_on_a_global_stage

New accountability and open government podcast on Development Drums, with Rakesh Rajani of Twaweza and I http://www.owen.org/blog/6612

Alan Hudson on linking resources, budgets and spending for the G8 agenda http://www.one.org/international/blog/linking-resources-to-results-a-transparency-narrative-for-the-g8/

Bono ignites TED 2013 urging audience to become ‘factivists’ in war on extreme poverty and corruption  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/27/bono-ignites-ted-2013-urging-audience-to-become-factivists-in-war-on-extreme-poverty-and-corruption/#.US56CN04ecc.twitter

13 Nonprofits Recognized for Creativity and Effectiveness up to $1.5 M each by MacArthur Foundation http://shar.es/j4ClO

Developing a narrative for the action plan | Open Government Partnership UK http://www.opengovernment.org.uk/narrative/

Fulfilling our Commitment to Open Government | The White House: http://wh.gov/vRUo

OGP Leaders Decide Against Reacting to National Issues – http://www.freedominfo.org/2013/02/ogp-to-avoid-making-comments-on-national-issues/

Make yourself heard with ONE’s new ‘You Choose’ campaign says D’banj http://www.one.org/africa/blog/make-yourself-heard-with-ones-new-you-choose-campaign-says-dbanj/

Very interesting developments in Rajasthan:
Rajasthan’s Rajsamand shows the way with Right to Hearing Act – Times Of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Rajasthans-Rajsamand-shows-the-way-with-Right-to-Hearing-Act/articleshow/18474400.cms?intenttarget=no

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