Making All Voices Count is an international initiative that contributes towards effective governance and accountability by enabling citizen engagement and open, responsive government in 12 countries in Africa and Asia.

This Grand Challenge is committed to promoting transparency, fighting corruption, empowering marginalised citizens, and harnessing the power of new technologies to make government more effective and accountable.

“It nurtures innovative approaches to strengthening citizen engagement and government accountability by:

Making grants and brokering new relationships to support the development of new ideas and the scaling-up of successful initiatives
investing in capacity-building for funded partners and other stakeholders in the technology, citizen engagement and open governance communities of programme countries
carrying out and commissioning research to build a base of evidence about what works and why
catalysing global action through engaging with policy makers, opinion formers and influencers in relevant debates.