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Rooting Out Systemic Corruption in Latin America Through Partnership

Lejla Kolenovic Ismail | Paola Barragan
June 21, 2023
3 Minute Read
Partnerships between governments, citizens, and donors have an important role to play in rooting out corruption.
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Decarbonizing Power Sectors in Emerging Markets Begins with Better Energy Governance

Edward Hoyt
June 16, 2021
5 Minute Read
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from electricity production in rapidly growing economies in Asia will depend on changes in the way the region’s power sectors are overseen and regulated.
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The Work You May Not Know You’re Doing and How To Do It Better

Heather Seeley
June 30, 2020
5 Minute Read
Stacia George and Heather Seeley explore why security sector reform is key to every development project, how you may be enacting reform without knowing it, and how to do more to integrate best practices into your project for more effective and just security sector wherever you work.
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Working the System: What We’ve Learned About Strengthening Accountability

Sarah Nugent
December 20, 2018
4 Minute Read
What is the most effective way to strengthen accountability in our development work? Sarah Nugent shares a promising approach that enables civil society to circumvent political barriers and create power: clusters.
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How Can We Reduce Corruption if Integrity is a Personal Choice?

April 12, 2018
4 Minute Read
In a country like Liberia, where internal conflict has sometimes reinforced survival skills at the expense of ethics, Chief of Party Victoria Cooper-Enchia provides recommendations to rebuild a culture of integrity.

The Case of Jordan: Empowering Municipalities to Improve Public Service Delivery

Todd Diamond | Mark Grubb
February 20, 2018
2 Minute Read
How can we address lack of public service delivery in Jordan? One project is employing a variety of solutions.
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Where’s the Money? A New Technology Solution Will Track Constituency Project Funds in Nigeria

Jennifer Onyejekwe
January 2, 2018
3 Minute Read
Corruption is a serious issue in Nigeria but it can be difficult for citizens to hold the government accountable. Now, a new app may help citizens stop agonizing and start organizing.