CTAP Event at Open Gov Week 2022: Health-focused OGP Commitments Matter

Author: Izabela Chmielewska   OVERVIEW During Open Gov Week in May 2022, Global Integrity and our COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP) partners in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and Cameroon gathered for a conversation about advancing primary health in Africa through the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and its multi-stakeholder processes.  The event gave firsthand insights from…

How are civil society organizations in Africa tracking service delivery?

The disparity of the government response to COVID-19 and the lack of disaggregated data on expenditures directed towards recovery has made it hard to track the effectiveness of service delivery.  To close this gap, the CTAP project looks at the allocation of emergency resources by seven African governments (Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Liberia, Nigeria, and…

Taking stock of the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa

The third Account4COVID webinar and final for 2020 sought to shed light on the socio-economic urgency imposed by COVID-19 surrounding vulnerable groups. Participants explored the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on African economies and vulnerable groups and how civic actors are informing governments’ response and recovery efforts to ensure effective dissemination of relief to beneficiaries…