Building Bridges for Stronger Systems: Charting the Learning Journey

How do we practice adaptive learning and locally led development in our work? The recently concluded Building Bridges for Stronger Systems project (funded by Open Society Foundations – OSF) is an insightful example of putting these Global Integrity values into action. Our partners – Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC), Transparency International Bosnia & Herzegovina (TI-BIH), and…

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Learning Report | The Human Cost of Kleptocracy: What We Learned from 3 Years of Fighting Kleptocracy in Central Africa

Blog by: Max Levites | Report by: Elsa Peraldi The fight against kleptocracy gained a massive boost in the last year, in no small part thanks to the Biden administration’s new strategy to combat global corruption and deny kleptocrats the opportunity to use the American and global financial systems to hide their illicit gains. Russia’s…

CTAP Event at Open Gov Week 2022: Health-focused OGP Commitments Matter

Author: Izabela Chmielewska   OVERVIEW During Open Gov Week in May 2022, Global Integrity and our COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP) partners in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and Cameroon gathered for a conversation about advancing primary health in Africa through the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and its multi-stakeholder processes.  The event gave firsthand insights from…

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…