Civil society accountability toolkit – South Africa

Civil Society Accountability: Principles and Practice – A toolkit for civil society organisations in South Africa was developed by the Commonwealth Foundation and the Co-operative for Research and Education (CORE), South Africa.
It explores what accountability means for civil society organisations (CSOs) in the uniquely South African context.
The aims of the toolkit are threefold: to recognise and lay down the foundation for working with common principles of accountability for CSOs in a constitutional democracy; to identify current good accountability practices that exist among CSOs and identify areas where capacity needs building in the sector and further support is required; and to provide practical steps, tools and templates that CSOs can use to realise accountability in their day-to-day activities and interactions with stakeholders.