An Aggravated Struggle: Kleptocracy and COVID-19

Can humane stories help fight kleptocrats in power in Central Africa? Absolutely, is what the Central African Coalition Against Kleptocracy would say.  The Coalition, which includes activists from Cameroon, Chad, Congo and Equatorial Guinea, believes that sharing stories on how citizens are affected by kleptocrats is an important step in raising awareness, and eventually fighting…

Marking milestones in understanding the presence of corruption and the role of integrity among South African and Zambian urban planning professionals

One year further into its GI ACE-supported research concerning the role of integrity and corruption within the planning profession in Zambia and South Africa, the African Centre for Cities’ “Cities of Integrity” (COI) research team has hit new milestones and made progress in achieving its research objectives. Since publishing its first working paper, covered in…

ACE: Exploring New Ways to develop effective anti-corruption interventions

The Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) program, funded with UK aid from the UK government in a £15 million investment from 2015–2021, is designed to produce new, relevant research evidence on tackling corruption. Despite decades of global anti-corruption initiatives, the track record of such efforts has been disappointing. It is now widely accepted that technocratic, ‘one-size-fits-all’ approaches…

Combatiendo la corrupción en comunidad: Aprendizajes desde la aplicación de normas globales en dinámicas gubernamentales

Originalmente publicado en Open Data Charter La pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado sobre todo tipo de proyecto de desarrollo, cambiando prioridades, convirtiendo lo online en la nueva normalidad y obligándonos a todos a adaptarnos en nuestro trabajo y nuestras vidas. Los procesos y la comunidad de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (OGP) no han…

Announcing our COVID-19, Fiscal Governance & Anti-Corruption Database

After the launch of the Global Integrity COVID-19, Fiscal Governance & Anti-Corruption Database in 2020, we are now happy to make an update to our Global Integrity COVID-19, Fiscal Governance & Anti-Corruption Database that is open to all with +800 resources on COVID-19, fiscal governance, anti-corruption, and vaccine distribution. Since we have recently joined COVID-19…