A team review into CTAP next steps

A team review into CTAP next steps On August 12, 2022, the CTAP team held a virtual peer learning session to present and discuss emerging lessons and reflections, to conduct an After Action Review of the progress so far, and to co-design the next learning activities.  In the first part of the session, Yeukai Mukorombindo…

Learning Report | CTAP Phase 1: Advancing COVID-19 Accountability and Citizen Mobilization in Africa

A movement across 7 African nations is mobilizing citizens to demand accountable government action that effectively addressed the ongoing COVID-19 challenges. How? Through a growing coalition called the COVID-19 Transparency and Accountability Project (CTAP), run by Global Integrity and two partner organizations in Nigeria: BudgIT and Connected Development (CODE).  Watch an insightful interview with 3…

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In focus: Open data, politics, and results

“To what extent and for what reasons is the use of open government data associated with higher levels of accountability and improved service delivery in developing countries?” —Michael Jelenic, 2019, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper While open data is an important element of our work at Global Integrity, we do not consider ourselves “open…

How Science Fiction is Putting the Issues of Transparency and Corruption in the Public Eye (I)

Once considered the realm of the nerdy and anti-social and rarely taken seriously, Sci-Fi is slowly but surely coming into the mainstream. Shows like Game of Thrones, Battlestar Galactica, the Stargate franchise, and Doctor Who have not only captured the imaginations of a niche market but have found appeal among wider audiences by not being afraid to ask the important questions and…