|0930||Chair and Delegate's Introductions
Chair's look ahead to the week
Delegates' introductions, objectives and organisational challenges
|1000||Different types of Governance
Public and private compared
Governance at different levels and multi-level governance
OECD governance best practice principles
UK Financial Reporting Council Corporate Governance best practice
UK Civil Service Governance
|1115||International and National Frameworks
UN-Post 2015 – making accountability a priority
National ownership – ‘vertical alignment'
Coherence, consistency, flexibility, targets and indicators
Vertical (principal-agent relation e.g. elections)
Horizontal (checks and balances in the exercise of state power and oversight institutions)
Social (civil society organisations and media)
Political vs legal accountability
Limitations of international accountability
Importance of strengthening local accountability
Answerability obligation to inform, explain and justify decisions/actions
|1545||Examples of Organisational Governance and Accountability Frameworks|
|1615||End of Day Wrap Up|
|0930||Chair's Introduction and Delegates' Recap|
Strengthening local government
Local development and accountability
Strengthening electoral, legislative, justice and anti-corruption systems
Participation of individuals and civil society
Social inclusion and its role in accountability
Access to justice and justice administration
Access to information
|1215||Youth participation in holding Governments to account|
|1345||Gender and Rights
Gender responsive and rights-based governance systems
Women's participation in politics and decision making
Gender - responsive budgeting
Frameworks to allow for human rights and accountability
Supporting more legitimate, inclusive and effective governments
|1500||Coordination and Cooperation
The importance to effective accountability
|1600||End of Day Wrap Up|
|0930||Transparency and Anti-Corruption
The negative impacts of corruption and poor transparency?
UN framework to tackle corruption – impacts
The importance of strong institutions
|1045||Transparency and Anti-Corruption continued
Case study DFID's strengthening national audit offices
Exposing wrongdoing and threats to public welfare
Enabling structures for whistleblowers
|1345||Relationships between Public and Non-State Actors
Aligning principles and standards with wider goals
Non-state actor accountability
The importance, risk and governance of delivery chains
|1600||End of Day Wrap-Up and Questions|
What are meaningful indicators to measure and evaluate progress?
What are the enabling tools and mechanisms necessary?
“Even-handed” to balance intrinsic power asymmetries
What are the gaps and pitfalls to watch out for?
|1045||Role of regulation
Current regulatory mechanisms for Government accountability
OECD Governance of Regulation Best Practice'
Are these mechanisms effective?
The future of accountability regulation in the public sector
Non-binding, voluntary agreements
The missing link – credible incentives?
|1330||The Role of Technology in Governance and Accountability
The role of data in governance and accountability
E-governance – citizen centric?
Social media and its evolving role
|1445||Finance, Accountability and Governance|
|1600||End of Event Wrap-Up
Developing Action Plans