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Documentation Report on the 2022 G-Watch National Meeting and Learning Exchange: Learning With, For and About ‘Accountability Frontliners’

Last March 3-8, 2022, Government Watch (G-Watch), in collaboration with Accountability Research Center, convened its leaders all over the country for its first national in-person event: the 2022 G-Watch national meeting and learning exchange held in Pasig and Baguio.

 


Ensuring Learning Continuity in a Resilient Public Education System in the Philippines: Mapping of Standards & Baselining of Current Practices

This report presents the key findings from the data-gathering activities undertaken by Multiply-Ed to lay down the current state of policy and response, map the standards and baseline the emerging practices in the efforts of the government towards learning continuity and resiliency of the public education system. MultiplY-Ed or X-Ed is a project of the Center for Youth Advocacy and Networking (CYAN) and Government Watch (G-Watch) that aims to set up a youth-led, multi-sectoral, and multi-level monitoring of education in the time of COVID-19.

 


AVP on G-Watch Accountability Frontliners

During the height of COVID-19, G-Watch was one of the few (if not the only) organizations that conducted monitoring of government programs and services.

 


Pioneering citizen participatory audits in the Philippines: The experience of the Concerned Citizens of Abra for Good Government (CCAGG)

On this 8th issue of TPA Now! Paper Series, legendary civil society leader Manang Pura Sumangil of Concerned Citizen of Abra for Good Governance (CCAGG) collaborate with Anna Bueno and Joy Aceron of G-Watch to co-author and share the experience of CCAGG in pioneering participatory audit in the country. In partnership with the Commission on Audit (COA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1997, CCAGG developed the first-ever citizen audit initiative that led to more responsive and accountable infrastructure and environmental projects.

 


Multiply-Ed Special Monitoring of DepEd’s Pilot Run of Face-to-Face Classes: A Report

Multiply-Ed or X-Ed is a project of the Center for Youth Advocacy and Networking (CYAN) (www.cyanpilipinas.com) and Government Watch (G-Watch) (www.g-watch.org) that aims to set up a youth- led, multi-sectoral, and multi-level monitoring of education in the time of COVID-19.

 


Toward an ‘Ecosystemic’ Approach to Voters’ Education

This paper, the 7th issue of TPA Now!, examines the dilemma in the Philippines of having prevalent voters’ education efforts, on one hand and persisting flawed electoral culture, on the other hand. It does so by reviewing the approaches adopted by previous voters’ education campaigns to offer a possible alternative approach, an ‘ecosystemic approach,’ that could better empower Filipino voters by turning elections into an accountability platform.

 


TPA Now - Monitoring the Philippine Conditional Cash Transfer: Gains, Lessons, and Ways Forward

This 6th issue of TPA Now shares an original first-hand account of a citizen monitoring initiative covering the biggest poverty reduction program in the Philippines, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and the lessons that can be learned from the initiative by practitioners, researchers and donors supporting social accountability.

 


Have loans helped the citizen engagement and accountability mechanisms in Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

This paper presents the findings of G-Watch monitoring on whether and how citizen engagement and accountability mechanisms of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) have remained active despite the pandemic. The research involved reviewing relevant loan documents with the World Bank to establish whether loans entered into by the government for 4Ps included prescribed citizen engagement and accountability mechanisms.

 


G-Watch Report on the State of Vaccination in the Philippines

This report presents G-Watch’s multi-level scanning of the state of implementation of the government’s COVID -19 vaccination program at the national and local levels within the first few months of the rollout. While there have been status reports of aggregated data at the national level, there has been a gap of consolidated independent information on what is happening in the vaccination efforts on the ground.

 


G-Watch Monitoring of Social Assistance in Lanao del Sur: A Report on Field Validation Findings

This report presents the findings of G-Watch independent validation of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) specifically in four (4) barangays of Marawi City and 1 barangay of Maguing, Lanao del Sur. Conducted in May to July 2020, the result of the field survey by accountability frontliners of G-Watch Marawi showed key gaps and challenges in the delivery of social assistance in Lanao del Sur. Non-compliance to standards were persistent, specifically the mandated process of filling-up the social amelioration card and the expected time the cash assistance was to be received.

 

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