This programme seeks to achieve three objectives:
- Enhanced participation in human rights and governance through capacity building
- Promotion of good governance and human rights by information sharing; and
- Advocacy targeting state actors and institutions.
Public Resource Accountability
This project seeks to enhance the awareness of different actors on the national budget processes and how they can actively and constructively participate in the process with a view to making sure that the budget priorities being set reflect the priorities of wider population and that the budgets on these priorities are utilized on the intended sector in order to make poverty history
Participants drawn from from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan and Ethiopia, at the recently concluded Regional Budget Analysis and Literacy Training of Trainers held at Lush Garden Hotel in Arusha between 14th and 16th June 2011. BEACON continues to empower communities to hold public servants accountable in the administration and management of public resources. Citizen participation in the choice and priority of projects aimed at serving them is key in this process.
Making the training more participatory, participants being taken through a presentation by one of the groups after a group work assignment by the facilitating team.