UPDATE. The video is now available at http://youtu.be/PWST4qfcQ2Q.
On Tuesday, August 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST, join a live video broadcast of international development leaders as they discuss the critical issue of transparency. The broadcast will be streaming on your choice of YouTube or Google+. Both platforms will allow you, upon sign in, to submit questions and comments for the speakers. You can also post comments and questions on Twitter at hashtag #waterhonesty.
Water For People’s Ned Breslin will host this discussion with our colleagues:
- Jae So, Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP)
- Patrick Moriarty, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre
- James Leten, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
- Jennifer Platt, WASH Advocates
- Alexandra Malmqvist & Binayak Das, Water Integrity Network
- Rachel Cardone, Independent Consultant
- Tom Murphy, A View from the Cave
- Anthony Franco, EffectiveUI
We will discuss themes such as:
- The shifting transparency debate: from expenditures to lasting impact
- Whether increased transparency improves quality of work
- Tools/techniques the sector is embracing to augment transparency
Don’t forget to tune in on Water For People’s YouTube channel on the 21st at 11:00AM EST. The Hangout will also be streamed through Water For People's Google+ page. However, we encourage you to watch the broadcast on YouTube, as we will be monitoring that site for your comments and questions. You will just need to sign in to your YouTube account to do so. You can also use Twitter to send comments and questions for the speakers, hashtag #waterhonesty on Twitter. Our speakers look forward to responding to your comments!
Attending World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden?
World Water Week Seminar:
Don’t forget! If you or one of your colleagues is planning to attend World Water Week, please attend the Judge Us By Our Outcomes seminar. Water For People will also be premiering our new initiative to re-imagine reporting, which has the potential to shift the international development transparency debate from one focused on expenditures, to one on impact over time.
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