A Practical guide to social audit as a participatory tool to strengthen democratic governance, transparency and accountability

Author(s) : Berthin, Gerardo

Organization : UNDP. Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean

Imprint : Panama, UNDP, 2011

Collation : 97 p.

This Practical Guide analyzes social auditing experiences around the world and extracts important lessons to provide practical guidance to those who wish to consider support for social audit initiatives. It examines the required elements for the design and implementation of social audits, explains the enabling environment that make these exercises successful, and offers practical insights based on practices and experiences.

  • Accountability, Anti-corruption strategies, Civil society, Corruption, Diagnostic tools / surveys, Public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS), Governance, International conventions, Transparency