Development effectiveness requires high standards of accountability, transparency, openness, and public participation. As an international development agency dedicated to eliminating poverty in Asia and the Pacific, JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 constantly strives to enhance all of these aspects of its operations.
The mechanism was designed to:
- increase JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游's development effectiveness and project quality
- be responsive to the concerns of project-affected people and fair to all stakeholders
- reflect the highest professional and technical standards in its staffing and operations
- be as independent and transparent as possible
- be cost-effective, efficient, and complementary to the other supervision, audit, quality control, and evaluation systems at JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游.
The problem-solving function, led by the Special Project Facilitator (SPF), focuses on problem-solving and finding satisfactory solutions to problems caused, or is likely to be caused, by JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游-assisted projects. The compliance review function, primarily implemented by the independent Compliance Review Panel (CRP), focuses on JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游’s accountability on whether it has or has not complied with its operational policies and procedures that affect or may affect local people directly, materially, and adversely.
The Accountability Mechanism has two separate offices: the Office of the Special Project Facilitator (OSPF) and the Office of the Compliance Review Panel (OCRP), which support the CRP. The OSPF and OCRP work jointly in conducting outreach activities aimed at making the mechanism better known and understood both within and outside JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游. They support the SPF and CRP in carrying out the separate functions of problem-solving and compliance review.
JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 remains firmly committed to the principle of being accountable for complying with its operational policies and procedures, and solving problems of project-affected people. Therefore, JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 intends to ensure that the Accountability Mechanism remains adequate and effective in keeping with current international best practices.
An effective Accountability Mechanism to address the grievances of people adversely affected by JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游-assisted projects and ensure compliance with JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 operational policies and procedures is fundamental to equitable and sustainable development.
- Compliance Review Panel: Clarifications on the Application of Certain Provisions of the Accountability Mechanism Policy 2012
- 2012 Accountability Mechanism (effective starting 24 May 2012)
- 2003 Accountability Mechanism (effective until 23 May 2012)
- JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游's Accountability Mechanism video
- OSPF Complaints Fast Facts