Dec 9, 2013Blog

This year to celebrate Anti-Corruption Day, we at Integrity Action set a challenge to Year 8 pupils from Eagle House School, UK to create an appealing campaign to highlight corruption, it's effects and what can be done about it.

This last Saturday morning (7th December 2013) the Year 8 pupils presented their Integrity Action campaign presentations. These presentations were prepared over the last four weeks and were all chosen to highlight corruption in various areas around the world.

Nov 18, 2013Blog

The Youth Innovative Forum “Integrity in Education Environment: Challenges of Times”, was held on the 13th of November at Novosibirsk Pedagogical College № 2 under the very able guidance of Director Elena Artemova. It attracted 17 colleges, some of which are members of Siberian Integrity Education Network (IEN), and others were new to the topic.

Nov 15, 2013Blog

Naryn Province (Kyrgyzstan), 8 November 2013

Nov 8, 2013Blog

“Closing the Loop” is a feedback mechanism that triggers an intelligent or appropriate response, for example to a problem, a citizen’s complaint or to a well-defined request.  Closing the loop should be a concern to all people working on openness, access to information, accountability, and integrity. And yet only a small number of organisations active in this field are currently able to demonstrate that their work contributes to closing the loop with a degree of consistency that rises above anecdotal references.

Nov 4, 2013Blog

Jakarta (Indonesia), 30 October 2013 – Integrity Action met with Djoko Santoso, Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture in Indonesia to discuss Integrity Action’s work in the country as well as to present him with a newly published set of integrity education modules. This new teaching material is broken down into the following six thematic modules: integrity in public administration, in law, in Islam, in communication, in public health and business ethics.

Nov 1, 2013Blog

During the Summer of 2013, Integrity Action’s partner Development Initiatives commissioned the Open Knowledge Foundation to conduct a scoping study into the intersections of five transparency initiatives.

The Joined-Up Data study is a result of the work looking at  the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST), Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT) and the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) as well as the Open Contracting Partnership.

Oct 31, 2013Blog

People all around the world are demanding more openness in government. They are seeking ways for citizens to be able to participate in the decisions that effect them, and for governments to be more transparent, responsive, accountable, and effective. What are the steps that governments can take?

Find out more here http://www.opengovguide.com

Oct 21, 2013Blog

Afghanistan announced this morning that it has joined the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST). Exactly one year after the launch of CoST's global programme, and just ahead of the Open Government Partnership's global Transparency Week, the announcement from Kabul signifies an important step both for Afghanistan, and for CoST.

Oct 10, 2013Blog

Varna (Bulgaria), 10 October 2013 – From 9 -10 September, the Institute of Public Administration in coordination with Integrity Action held an integrity education workshop for Bulgarian trainers and university lecturers usually tasked with training public officials on issues such as administrative management and governance.

Oct 4, 2013Blog

Isfana (Kyrgyzstan), 17 September 2013 - Isfana is a small town located at the extreme western end of Batken Oblast in southern Kyrgyzstan.