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How effective are beneficial ownership checks?

New project investigates laundering of monies and reputations by professional enablers for African and Central Asian elites This is the first in a series of blogs authored by researchers supported by the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence (GI-ACE) programme. The overarching objective of the GI-ACE programme is to support world-class multidisciplinary research to inform the development…

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How to Reduce Corruption: Reflections, including from the Paris Integrity Forum

How do we – organizations and individuals working to strengthen transparency, accountability, and participation – more effectively fight corruption? For many of us, this is perhaps the perennial question. In recent decades, we’ve seen that there are many different ways of doing ‘something’ about corruption, with anti-corruption practitioners and social movements trying a diverse set…

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Information, accountability & impact: Luminate’s new Financial Transparency strategy

It’s been great to see a number of the members of the Transparency and Accountability Initiative publish updated strategies over the last couple of years, with these strategies helping to shape the evolution of the transparency and accountability agenda. We’ve been happy to provide feedback on DFID’s “Open Aid, Open Societies” strategy (here), on the…

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Who uses governance data, in what ways and to what end?

Marc-André Boisvert Catherine Easton We just released the provisional data for our 2019 Africa Integrity Indicators. With seven years of project data, covering 13 governance themes across all 54 African countries, Global Integrity has produced a wealth of information. Our robust methodology, built on data collection methods and quality control processes that can be applied…

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