ESAP Learning Seminar Emphasizes SA Sustainability and Institutionalization
ESAP Learning Seminar Emphasizes SA Sustainability and Institutionalization Aimed at sustaining and institutionalizing social accountability (SA), a regional ESAP Learning Seminar has taken place in Addis Ababa, Hawassa and Dire Dawa on 30 and 31 October 2023.
ESAP3 Kicks off in Tigray
Araya Women & Children Charitable Organization (AWCCO) and Alliance of Civil Society Organizations of Tigray (ACSOT) have jointly organized a launching workshop for Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP3) in Tigray region on July 29, 2023.
Held in Mekelle, the inception workshop attracted more than 50 participants drawn from Tigray Interim Regional Administration, sub- implementing partners, VNG International (the Management Agency of ESAP), sector offices and stakeholders, among others.
ESAP Implementing Partners in Tigray Receive PDT Training
VNG International provided a four-day Pre-disbursement Training (PDT) for Araya Women & Children Charitable Organization (AWCCO) and Alliance of Civil Society Organizations of Tigray (ACSOT), and their sub-partners to implement Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP3) in Tigray Region.
JRIS Acknowledges ESAP’s Implementation Progress
The Government of Ethiopia (GoE), the Basic Service Delivery Group (BSDG) and the Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP3) Development Partners (DPs) conducted Basic Service Delivery and Joint Review & Implementation Support (JRIS) from June 1-2, 2023 at Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa.
Towards Sustaining Social Accountability
Under the theme ‘Enhancing Effectiveness and Ensuring Institutionalization of Social Accountability’, VNG International organized a two-day Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP3) Review Workshop in Adama (from 11 to 12 May 2023) and Hawassa, Bahir Dar and Dire Dawa (from 16 to 17 May 2023).
Radio Journalists Receive Training on SA
VNG International provided a two-day- training on media, social accountability (SA), gender and social inclusion for 40 radio journalists, currently working with Implementing Partners (IPs) of Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP), from 25-26 April 2023 in Adama town.
Contributing to SA Implementation Practice in Africa
VNG International shared its over 10 years of Ethiopia Social Accountability Program (ESAP) implementation best practices and lessons with representatives from African countries, including Kenya, Uganda, Mali, Ghana and Tanzania, at a conference organized by WaterAid on a theme “Scaling Up Social Accountability Practices in East Africa to Improve WASH in Healthcare Facilities” from 25-27 January 2023 at Tulip Hotel, Addis Ababa.
CSOs Mapping Study Shows Improvement in the Provision of Basic Services in Ethiopia
A new Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Mapping Study has revealed an improvement in the provision of basic services in Ethiopia, a remarkable change in the CSOs landscape in the country since the 2014 Mapping Study. The findings of the study were disseminated in a workshop organized on September 30, 2022 at Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa, by The European Union Civil Society Fund (EU-CSF), and attended by more 50 representatives from private institutions, government agencies and civil society organizations, among others.
ESAP launches pre-disbursement training for implementing partners
Addis Ababa – 16 February 2022
The ESAP management agency launched a four-day (16-21 February 2022) mandatory pre-disbursement training for the first batch of its implementing partners (IPs) with whom grant agreements were signed earlier this week.