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…

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Rethinking the politics of development: New evidence to inform our evolution

At Global Integrity, our work is focused on supporting efforts to address governance-related challenges, including challenges around corruption and the mis-use of public resources, in countries and communities around the world.  Our approach to doing this is based on three things:  Our understanding that addressing complex governance-related challenges, involves navigating and shaping the politics, power…

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Working with social norms to develop effective anti-corruption interventions

This is one 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 of more effective policies and interventions that will help reduce corruption in developing countries and address its negative…

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From citizen science to global anti-corruption: Two sides of the same coin

This is one 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 of more effective policies and interventions that will help reduce corruption in developing countries and address its negative…

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Africa Integrity Indicators: Finalized Data from Round 7 & Launch of Round 8

by Catherine Easton, Marc-André Boisvert, Elsa Peraldi The Africa Integrity Indicators team is pleased to announce that the 7th round of Africa Integrity Indicators has been finalized. The full dataset is available for download (in Excel format). The Africa Integrity Indicators is an annual project—undertaken in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation—that assesses key social,…

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Effective or falling flat? A fresh look at high-level corruption prosecutions in three African jurisdictions

This is one 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 of more effective policies and interventions that will help reduce corruption in developing countries and address its negative…