CDD to Launch Social Accountability Project
The initiative is a three-year social accountability project aimed at “Promoting Social Accountability through Citizen’s Participation in Local Governance” in 17 selected districts in Ghana.
Among others, it will contributing to accountable, transparent, responsive and people-oriented district assembly system by implementing a program of activities to empower citizens on issues of social accountability.
It will also promote the education of the public on their roles as citizens, focusing primarily on their rights, responsibilities and obligations in ensuring judicious and effective use of state resources.
CDD-Ghana will be implementing this project with other Civil Society groups like the Coalition of Domestic Elections Observers (CODEO) and the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD).
A statement signed by the Public Affairs Officer of CDD-Ghana, Mr. Theodore Dzeble said “The project is expected to help reduce leakage and misapplication of public revenues, cultivate a positive attitude towards democratic principles and build the capacity of the media to enhance their watchdog role in public accountability.”