The project which is funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is to be implemented in the five South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo. It has as its theme Deepening Accountability and Making Democracy Work for Citizens and Communities. The Objectives of the Project are:
Appropriation Laws; Procurement Laws; Fiscal Responsibility Act; Freedom of Information Act; Audit and Financial Reports among others
Participants also identified the opportunities and challenges peculiar to each of the five states that could impact the realization of the objectives of the project and agreed on the activities designed to lead to their realization.