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  • Aloysius Uche Ordu on the 2015 African Development Bank Annual Meetings

    I had the great pleasure of representing the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) at the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) Annual meetings on from May 25 – 30, 2015 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. The following is a brief reflection on the week of intense activities to illustrate some important milestones. First, the AfDB has come a ...

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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Governance as a Proposed Sustainable Development Goal

    Published on The World Bank’s “People, Spaces, Deliberation” Blog By Vinay Bhargava, Chief Technical Adviser, Partnership for Transparency Fund On May 27 I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist at an event organized by the Governance Thematic Group of 1818 Society of the World Bank Group (WBG) Alumni. The panel discussed the proposed ...

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  • Citizen Monitoring Yields Positive Development Outcomes

    Originally published in The Daily Star (Bangladesh) June 16, 2015 – The engagement of civil society organisations and communities in monitoring development projects increases citizen awareness and participation in taxpayer-funded programmes, a new report found. Third party monitoring reduces the propensity of corruption and increases overall citizen engagement, according to the report that compiled the ...

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