Last year, for example, we at the Accountability Lab organized a television and social media campaign around the world called Integrity Idol - which rewarded honesty in government and galvanized national conversations about what it means to be an accountable civil servant.
We have been hearing similar voices from our rulers about projecting soft image of Pakistan internationally and calling for a paradigm shift in the conduct of our foreign policy, with greater emphasis on public diplomacy as an effective and indispensable ingredient of the strategy to achieve the desired objectives.
Young Pakistanis are globalized, energized and full of ideas.
But all-day workshops with free lunches are not a substitute for real change. They need peers everywhere who will support them. It is hoped that he would not only play his role in redefining the role of his ministry in line with the emerging realities but would also pay adequate attention to strengthening of the press sections abroad.
Finally, accountability requires a positive narrative that Pakistanis can buy in to and mobilize behind. They need peers everywhere who will support them. Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to give more attention to reinvigorating the press sections in the Pakistan embassies abroad ensuring that they are also well-equipped with required paraphernalia to be able to produce desired results.
For too long - driven by an aid system that measures successes based on numbers of outputs and dollars spent - the response to corruption and patronage has been training and seminars.
If we want to bring young people into this process effectively, we have to meet them where they are, not where we want them to be. Fourth, bring in the private sector as a key driver of change.
Organizations like the Atlantic Council and the British Council are doing a great job, but there is much more to do. Transgender Rights are the Human Rights Transgender are also humans, they have heart with feelings and brains with intellect, they also deserve all the We must support them further.
It is an unavoidable national obligation and must not be allowed to become a casualty of the moves aimed at frugality. A phenomenon made possible by the new technologies like internet, digital communications and new techniques of public relations on the global plank through the use of the vast array of media outlets.
At the national level, Pakistan now has around half a dozen anti-corruption bodies, 10 different ombudsmen and a plethora of other agencies tasked in one way or another with accountability. First, young people must lead change. Young Pakistanis are globalized, energized and full of ideas.
They need support over time to sustain the change they want to see. Pointing fingers and shouting loudly at law-breakers is an easy way to vent some frustration — and there is no doubt that these people should be penalized. Hyderabad is well known The time to start is now. This means using tools and platforms they enjoy - like the arts, media, film and technology - and deploying them in interactive ways.
Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to give more attention to reinvigorating the press sections in the Pakistan embassies abroad ensuring that they are also well-equipped with required paraphernalia The western media with its all-permeating power and unfettered global outreach is also feverishly engaged in maligning Pakistan and soiling its image among the comity of nations.
He can immediately initiate the process by posting the press officers to the stations which have remained vacant during the last five years.
But if Pakistan — and other countries — are to truly create fair and open societies for everyone, it is going to take a much larger, generational process to build accountability.
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