Centre for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA)
Centre for Governance and Public Accountability (CGPA) is not-for-profit, non-governmental, civil society organization working for promotion of public accountability and good governance. CGPA was established in 2011, and registered on January 31, 2012 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. CGPA is governed by board of directors, comprises of seven members.
The establishment of CGPA stems from the realization that failure of governance and lack of public accountability have caused serious damages to the trust between state and society in Pakistan. The importance of good governance and public accountability for stabilization and conflict transformation cannot be overlooked. This is specifically true about the areas which are worst affected by conflict in Pakistan.
CGPA approaches the issue of conflict and underdevelopment through re-inaugurating citizens’ trust on state. This is done through articulating and promotion of citizens’ voices on key governance issues and strengthening state response to citizens’ grievances. Generating active and responsible citizenry is central to CGPA strategy for public accountability. CGPA believes on constructive engagement with state entities for promotion of organization’s objectives.See more