Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

Voice or chatter? Making ICTs work for transformative citizen engagement
Anita Gurumurthy Deepti Bharthur Nandini Chami

ICT-mediated citizen engagement can promote democratic governance and amplify citizen voice

Learning to Make All Voices Count: Lessons for OGP, donors,…
Michael Moses Sue Soal

Learning from the evidence on Open Government Partnership

Appropriating technology for accountability: messages from Making All Voices Count
Rosie McGee Duncan Edwards Colin Anderson Hannah Hudson Francesca Feruglio

14 messages on the roles technologies can play in enabling citizen voice and accountable and responsive governance

What happens when policy champions move on? The case of…
Aalia Cassim

When champions of a developmental approach to social welfare move on, does the policy momentum decrease?