Our Research Team is Hiring for 2 New Positions

  Global Integrity is recruiting two bilingual English-French project managers to work on its Africa Integrity Indicators project. Managers will be based in the Washington, DC office. Applications should be sent to hazel.feigenblatt[at]www.globalintegrity.org. Organizational Description Global Integrity produces high-quality research and creates cutting-edge technology to advance the work of a global network of civic, public, and private reformers pursuing increased…

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Four Myths About the Data Revolution

By Nathaniel Heller — May 1, 2014.  If you keep hearing about the “data revolution,” particularly as a game changer for international development, but are wondering, “uh, what exactly is the data revolution,” you’re not alone. In fact, you’re witnessing a quintessential buzz machine in action, where there’s more sizzle than actual steak. Whether at…

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Australian Open?

By Alan Hudson — April 29, 2014.  Launched in 2011, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a platform for countries to commit to making their governments more open, accountable and responsive to their citizens. In less than 3 years its membership has grown from 8 to 64 countries from around the world. In May 2013,…

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What We Learned at the Governance Data Alliance Design Meeting

By Nathaniel Heller and Alicia Phillips Mandaville — April 28, 2014.  Last week, roughly 40 colleagues gathered at the OpenGov Hub in Washington, D.C., to brainstorm and debate around possibilities for a Governance Data Alliance, an idea focused on improving coordination in the production of governance data while simultaneously establishing and strengthening feedback loops between producers and actual…

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Call for Contributors: The Money, Politics and Transparency Project

By Christina Crawley — April 19, 2014.  Global Integrity is embarking on a partnership with the Sunlight Foundation and the Electoral Integrity Project to launch the Money, Politics and Transparency Project.  Our goal for this multi-year effort is to promote transparent and effective political finance regimes in countries through evidence-based policy reforms. In parallel, we…

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