Corinne Huser, the leader of the DDLGN focal point team, introduced participants to a systemic view of accountability based on key pillars: Information, answerability, and responsiveness / enforceability. The systemic framework (see graphic) emphasizes the two dimensions of accountability:
- Vertical dimension: citizens ↔ authorities;
- Horizontal dimension: among authorities.
Accountability processes involve many actors and can reinforce (or hamper) each other. If you would like to know more about the concept…