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The Citizens’ Charter is a process for giving service users more of a say in how their services are run. This guidance note describes how to develop a Citizens’ Charter, covering planning and preparation, design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

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This report produced by CARE Nepal warns that reconstruction in Nepal following the 2015 earthquakes might leave some earthquake-affected people behind, including very vulnerable ones such as squatters, undocumented citizens or owners without a formal land title. The report highlights land use planning as a necessary step in reconstruction, and recommends specific actions to allow progressive rights to become effective in practice.

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South Sudan has endured many decades of violent conflict. To escape from the cycle of destruction and revenge, the Compromise Peace Agreement signed in August 2015 presents an opportunity for national authorities and the international community to adopt a new approach. This paper draws on CARE’s integrated approach to peacebuilding and economic development to argue that community reconciliation and economic development should be given equal weight in strategy decisions by national authorities, donors and aid agencies.

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This paper (Learning and Policy Series No. 6) presents learning from CARE’s experience of citizen monitoring of health services in the Peruvian highlands. The model developed by CARE allows citizens to voice their concerns, hold service providers to account, and promote dialogue between them to constructively improve the quality of services.

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Guide générique pour la mise en oeuvre de la CCP de CARE pour améliorer la qualité des services

French version of The Community Score Card (CSC): A generic guide for implementing CARE’s CSC process to improve quality of services

En 2002, CARE Malawi a élaboré la carte communautaire de performances (CCP) dans le cadre d’un projet qui visait à développer des modèles innovants et durables pour améliorer les services de santé. Depuis lors, la CCP est devenue une approche de gouvernance participative reconnue internationalement pour son amélioration de la mise en oeuvre de services de qualité. Ainsi, le modèle s’est diffusé au sein et au-delà de CARE. CARE a maintenant plus d’une décennie d’expérience de mise en oeuvre de la CCP dans une large gamme de contextes et secteurs.

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CARE International position on the 15th anniversary of UNSCR 1325

This paper outlines recommendations from CARE International in close consultation with our local civil society partners towards the 15th anniversary review of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS).

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This paper presents CARE International's proposal for incorporating participatory monitoring into the SDG process, with the aim of ensuring that the SDGs result in concrete action at local community level and better development outcomes for people in developing countries.

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