Cities of Integrity at the World Urban Forum

A version of this blog, written by project research assistant Dorothy Ndhlovu, was originally published on the African Centre for Cities website. The tenth World Urban Forum was officially opened on 9 February 2020 by Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director for UN-Habitat in Abu Dhabi, UAE. As part of the line-up, the Cities of Integrity (COI) project…

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Research insights into the causes of medicine theft in Malawi

Originally published on GI-ACE Malawi continues to struggle to ensure its citizens receive the medicines they need, and the struggle is no secret: Malawi’s major newspaper, The  Nation, featured a report by the Global Fund which estimates that 23 percent of the medicines it purchases to fight HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria in Malawi ”vanish” at…

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Global Integrity staff team at strategy update session

Sharpening Global Integrity’s strategy: An update & request for feedback

We kicked off our Strategy Update process in September 2019, with the aim of sharpening and refreshing our strategy in order to maximize our effectiveness and impact. We adjusted the pace of the process to take account of staffing changes, particularly that a new Director for Operations and Programs will be starting in mid-February. We…

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Social network interventions to tackle corruption

Originally published on GI-ACE   Corruption and bribery are inherently social phenomena: they involve social interactions that facilitate the exchange of money and gifts, but also social interactions through which people learn about expectations of reciprocity and solidarity that underlie bribery and favoritism. My colleagues at the Basel Institute on Governance discovered in their earlier research that…

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