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Climate Change and Environmental Governance Project Implementation

Partnering with the Resources, Environment, and Economics Center for Studies (REECS), The Partnership for Transparency Asia (PTFA) has launched the pilot Climate Change and Environmental Governance (CCEG) Project as a component of the Masarig na Irigueño! Project in Iriga City, which began in July 2021....

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PTF Asia Signs Agreement with LGU Iriga City

The Partnership for Transparency Asia (PTFA) signed Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs) with the Local Government Unit (LGU) and three barangays in Iriga City, Camarines Sur, in June 2021 as part of the Masarig na Irigueño! Project on June 16, 2021. A total of thirty-four CSO representatives and thirteen CSOs participated…...

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PTF Asia Begins Activity on Masarig na Irigueño! with CSO Orientation in Iriga City

On June 16, 2021, Partnership for Transparency Asia (PTFA) conducted a project orientation with civil society organizations (CSOs) in Iriga City, Camarines Sur under the Masarig na Irigueño! Project. A total of thirty-four CSO representatives and thirteen CSOs participated in the event, which aimed to introduce the Masarig na Irigueño!…...

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Distribution of Fake Vaccines in Uganda Undermines Trust in Government

The revealed distribution of false and substandard vaccines in Uganda has further undermined citizens’ trust in government and the vaccination process at the peak of a new wave of COVID-19, according to a local civil society leader. In Uganda, eight hundred people received counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines, a number of which…...

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A Window of Opportunity for Civil Society? The Importance of CSO Monitors in IDA20

The World Bank has committed extensive funds to help its member governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the scale of these programs and speed of their development leaves them vulnerable to corrupt practices and mismanagement by the public agencies responsible for their implementation. In particular, the early replenishment of…...

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COVID-19 Portfolio: Summary of Work

As COVID-19 swept the globe, the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) adjusted our operations to meet the moment and directly support civil society efforts to both assist and monitor emergency response programs, ensuring help reached those who needed it most. PTF’s COVID-19 response portfolio has included support for civil society…...

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PTF Launches First-Ever Country Strategy for Uganda

The Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the Anti Corruption Coalition for Uganda (ACCU) have begun to implement a country-wide strategy to further their shared anti-corruption aims, focused on Uganda. This marks the first strategy of its kind in PTF’s history....

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Newsletter Launch: Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement

In the Republic of Moldova, public procurement remains an area vulnerable to irregularities, fraud, and corruption. The large amount of money circulating in the public procurement system and the frequent interactions between the public and private sectors make public procurement extremely vulnerable and a priority area of concern for the…...

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G7 Pledge to Donate COVID-19 Vaccines: Reactions and Analysis

The pledge by G7 leaders to donate one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need is laudable, but must be coupled with a strategy to ensure equity, integrity, and transparency of distribution campaigns, according to PTF advisers....

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New PTF Board Member: Nathaniel Heller

The Partnership for Transparency is pleased to announce that Nathaniel Heller, vice president and managing director at Geneva Global, has joined PTF’s Board of Directors. He was nominated and confirmed by the Board in April, 2021....

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