• Transparency, Anti-Corruption, and Sustainable Development: Is Progress Possible?

    A growing movement of international and local actors have embraced ideals of ‘open governance’ such as transparency, accountability, and participation. Initiatives intending to improve governance have proliferated in international development with key international institutions at the helm. In 1997, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) first introduced its anti-corruption policies – now, 20 years later, its […]

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  • PTF Announces Establishment of New Affiliate in South Africa

    The Partnership for Transparency (PTF) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new affiliate in South Africa – Partnership for Transparency Fund Africa (PTF-Africa). “To maximize our impact and ensure local ownership, we’ve recognized the need to establish a physical presence in the regions in which we work,” said Richard Stern, PTF’s president. “PTF […]

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  • Kleptocracy and Money Laundering: A Conversation with Kendall Day

    On July 18th, Partnership for Transparency’s Anti-Corruption Forum and Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative hosted a discussion on the U.S. Government’s response to kleptocracy and money laundering around the globe, featuring Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Kendall Day.

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  • World Bank Anti-Corruption Programs; Discussion of Lessons Learned and Future Strategy

    On July 5, the 1818 Society hosted a discussion on the World Bank’s anti-corruption policies, lessons learned since the 1996 “Cancer of Corruption” speech, and programmatic plans going forward. The event featured Joel Turkewitz, Lead Public Sector Specialist at the World Bank, and was chaired by Richard Stern, President of the Partnership for Transparency. Several […]

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  • Anti-Corruption Forum features Laurence Cockcroft on Corruption in the West

    On May 10, the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC) and the Partnership for Transparency’s Anti-Corruption Forum co-hosted an event at George Mason University, featuring Laurence Cockcroft discussing his most recent book Unmasked: Corruption in the West. Cockcroft reflected on the process of writing the book and shared some of its key themes and examples. […]

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  • Promoting Inclusive and Accountable Public Services in Asia and the Pacific

    At the Asian Development Bank’s 50th Annual Meetings, Partnership for Transparency and World Vision hosted Promoting Inclusive Accountable Public Services in Asia and the Pacific.

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  • Chile’s National e-Procurement Platform Hosts PTF Advisors

    Above left to right: Oscar Cabello, Trinidad Inostroza, Donal O’Leary Donal O’Leary, PTF’s Procurement Working Group leader, and Oscar Cabello, a local PTF Advisor in Chile, visited ChileCompra headquarters on March 24th, in Santiago.  They had a fruitful meeting with Trinidad Inostroza, Elena Mora and Viviana Mora, respectively ChileCompra’s Directress, Civil Society Coordinator and Observatory Chief.  ChileCompra is the national e-procurement platform, and PTF is exploring lessons […]

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  • Monitoring of Public Procurement at the Local Level

    Corruption in public procurement is the major social problem causing massive loss and wastage of public resources thus underdevelopment. Lack of effective citizens’ participation and intervention to make timely check on this problem is majorly caused by lack of transparency, the ignorance of linkages between public office functions and citizens roles in management of the […]

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  • Preventing Leakage of Anti Malaria Medicines in Uganda’s Health Sector: A Case of Selected Health Centres in Lira District

    This project was implemented by Anti Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) in partnership with Uganda Law Society (ULS) with the support of Northern Uganda Anti Corruption Coalition (NUACC). The purpose was to reduce leakage of free malaria medicines by monitoring of the supply chain from the National Medical Stores (NMS) to the public health centres. The […]

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  • We’re THIS close – last chance!

    Thank you! Over the last few weeks, you helped us raise 77% of our fundraising goal for this year. Thank you for your support. Thank you for partnering with us. Thank you for empowering the most vulnerable and driving life-changing programs. It’s your support that allows us to do what we do. You are making […]

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