Côte d’Ivoire and COVID-19: how a political crisis can jeopardize an effective pandemic response

Unlike its neighbors in West Africa, Cote d’Ivoire was remarkably able to completely stave off the 2014 Ebola pandemic through a strong response rooted in factual scientific information and a strong health care system/campaigns/networks. So far, it has done the same to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, but now an unraveling political crisis threatens to completely…

Reaching Out and Checking In: Listening to 70 Partners in a Time of Crisis

By Jorge Florez and Nada Zohdy Earlier last month, we outlined an initial process to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Global Integrity’s work and that of our partners and allies and shared  our new strategy. Alongside this, we have continued to systematically review the implications of COVID-19 across our projects, our priorities, and…