G-Watch guide: your partner in monitoring government programs

Author(s) : Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific

Organization : Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific, Government Watch (G-Watch) Project, Ateneo School of Government

Imprint : Manila, ANSA-EAP, 2010

Collation : 103 p.

This  guidebook  has  no  intention  of  drowning  you  in  an  ocean  of  pessimism.  It  is  designed  to  hellp  you  understand  that  virtually anyone  can  contribute in  preventing  corruption.  It  serves  as  an  instrument  that  will  teach  you  how  to  participate  in  the processes  of  your  government  so  that  you can help minimize or control, if not totally eliminate, corruption in your country. It will help you organize your thoughts on how and where you can intervene in those processes. With this guidebook, ordinary individuals can glean the first few steps of how they can transform themselves to more engaged citizens.This guidebook will help you realize that one of the ways corruption may be addressed is by facilitating participation in government processes. Take the case of abandoned school building and bridge construction projects, missing textbooks and questionable delivery of relief goods. With this guidebook, you will learn to ask and investigate, “What went wrong?”

  • Accountability, Anti-corruption strategies, Monitoring / control, Civil society, Construction and equipment of schools / universities, Corruption, Educational management, Central administration, Governance, Procurement, Textbooks / didactic materials, Transparency
  • Asia and the Pacific
    Philippines