This spehere focuses on empowering and building the capacity of civil society so that they can actively and effectively take part in decision making and planning, and enhance government accountability leading to improvement in services and better government performance overall. 

The areas of interventions for this sphere are: strengthening citizen engagement for government accountability; strengthening citizen engagement for natural resource governance; improving access to information, and civic (and voter) education; strengthening youth and women participation and representation; and improving civil society health.