Capacity building worksop on Social Accountability Tools and Mechanisms- Garissa County

Post Date: 24 January 2018   |   Category: Accountability   |   Hits: 436

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA Kenya) under the Futures Programme held a capacity building workshop on Social Accountability Tools and Mechanisms for Executive Officers of Garissa County from 13th to 15th December 2017. The objective of the workshop was to introduce participants to social accountability tools and mechanisms and their relevance to better service delivery under devolved governance, and contribute to opening spaces for engagement between CSOs and Government Officers. Participants included County Secretary, Chief Officers, Directors, Heads of Department and monitoring and evaluation officers. Key outcomes of the workshop included: participants appreciated that training would contribute to enhanced public service delivery in the county, and continued partnership and engagement between the County Government and CSOs undertaking social accountability initiatives in the County. The activity is one among several that aim at capacity building of County staff, County based CSOs and citizens to effectively engage in devolved governance processes in the Uraia Trust funded project titled: Promoting Social Economic Rights through Participatory and Accountable Governance part of a wider Uraia Trust project Rooting Democracy in Kenya through an informed citizenry, Phase II.