Global Integrity Report– New Assessments Released on Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu

By Scott Rumpsa — August 8, 2014.  We’ve just added three new countries to the Global Integrity Report. As in prior reports, a set of 325 indicators covering six broad categories were researched and scored, providing a detailed assessment of the anti-corruption framework in each country. We’ve collected detailed information analyzing both the legal framework…

Call for Contributors in Africa / Appel à Contributions en Afrique

Version française ci-dessous. Global Integrity is preparing to begin research on the 2014-2015 edition of the Africa Integrity Indicators (AII), an annual project undertaken in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. The project assesses key social, economic, political and anti-corruption mechanisms at the national level in all African countries. Employing an expert assessment methodology, the project evaluates…

How Cheetahs are Bringing More Transparency to Africa

The current rise of a technologically savvy, socially conscious generation across Africa is forcing local governments and institutions to become more transparent and less corrupt, according Jon Gosier, director of “The Cheetah Code,” a documentary about technological entrepreneurs in the continent. The film chronicles Africa’s young entrepreneurs, creative class, and emerging technology sector.  The name…

State Integrity Investigation shortlisted for prestigious journalism award

The State Integrity Investigation (SII), a collaboration between Global Integrity, the Center for Public Integrity and Public Radio International, has been nominated for the prestigious 2013 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, awarded by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. SII is an unprecedented, data-driven…