Crosspost: How Weak Multilateral Lending Standards Enable and Strengthen Kleptocracy (orig. NED’s Democracy’s Power 3.0 blog)

We don’t usually crosspost but this recent piece by my colleague Elsa Peraldi, published last week on the National Endowment for Democracy’s Power 3.0 blog, warrants an exception: In her post about IMF emergency lending to Equatorial Guinea, Elsa highlights a key tension—a recurring systemic failure—of how our multilateral development system and the financial flows…

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…

Bribery, gift-giving and social norms: understanding corruption in the Tanzanian health sector.

Originally published on GI-ACE The COVID-19 pandemic continues to extend around the globe and has now reached our partner countries in East Africa, including Tanzania. It is still too early to say what will be the ultimate impact of the health emergency on our research project and for now our biggest priority is to ensure…

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Call for Contributors/Appel à Contributeurs

July 10, 2018 Version française ci-dessous Call for Contributors in Africa Global Integrity is starting its seventh round of research 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.…