IAC Report 2016
The Independent Accountability Committee (IAC) of the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) was established to serve as a strategic Board of Reference to the governance structures of CPDE: to the Global Council (GC), the Coordinating Committee (CC) and to the Co-chairs. The IAC provides help and assistance to the governance structures and to the global secretariat to ensure that CPDE meets and maintains high standards of transparency, accountability and integrity, in line with the Istanbul principles.
The members of the IAC are:
- Charlie Martial Ngounou, based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Cameroon Representative of the International Association of French Speaking Mayors for fiscal transparency, and founder of AfroLeadership, a CSO promoting Open Data for accountability, transparency and citizen participation;
- Jake Bharier, based in Hereford, UK. Formerly Treasurer of CONCORD, and chair of the Consortium which managed the predecessor of CPDE; and
- Rosa Inés Ospina-Robledo, Based in Bogotá, Colombia. Member of Transparency International and co-chair of the Latin America Regional Initiative for CSO’s Transparency and Accountability. Activist with the
We were appointed in October 2015 and elected Jake Bharier as our convenor. This is our first report to the GC