Melissa Cawtrha has joined Global Integrity as Project Manager out of our Cape Town office. A native of Durban, South Africa, Cawthra will be working on our Africa Integrity Indicators effort, a collaboration between Global Integrity and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to strengthen the Ibrahim Index of African Governance.
A comprehensive tool that tracks Chinese development finance was released April 29th by AidData, a partnership between Brigham Young University, the College of William and Mary, and fellow OpenGov Hub tenant, Development Gateway. Released at the Center for Global Development, the online database platform tracks development finance flows to the continent from 2000-2011.
At Global Integrity, we rely on our strong relationships with organizations, consultants, journalists and researchers around the world to facilitate all of our work, from our longstanding Global Integrity Report to our Local Integrity Projects. For growing the usage of our I
Over the last 18 months, the small but agile Indaba team has worked tirelessly to bring some exciting enhancements to the platform, (Indaba 3.0 as I like to call it), as well as launch some cool projects. Our hope with these new changes is to further streamline the online data collection process for colleagues and partners around the world.
How do you get Floridians to care about state politics, let alone ethics reform?
The state’s millenials rank below the national average for civic engagement, and, in Miami, the general population ranks the lowest, according to studies by the National Conference on Citizenship. Florida not surprisingly, received a poor grade in the State Integrity Investigation for corruption risk.
This week is an exciting week for the Indaba fieldwork platform. After several months of design, development, and testing, we went live today with some new and powerful features, notably Control Panel (which allows project managers to more easily design and launch their projects) and important enhancements to Fieldwork Manager (like being able to send Question Lists to any user on a project at any point in the workflow) We'll dive more deeply into these upgrades and what they mean for running more powerful and efficient Indaba projects in a separate post.
Global Integrity is delighted to announce the five innovative ideas selected to receive funding from the TESTING 1 2 3: The Global Integrity Innovation Fund.
The chosen ideas will receive up to US$10,000 to test unique ways to approach the problems of corruption, poor transparency and low levels of accountability in governments around the globe. They can be tested within six months, and they have the potential to yield proof-of concepts that add to our current knowledge base.