Jun 25, 2014Blog

Studies show that up to 25 percent of international development aid is lost to fraud or corruption. We know that this impacts the poor the most. Despite the magnitude of the problem, fraud and corruption often go undetected and unreported. That said, many organisations, are actively combatting this challenge, and are having success in addressing the problem.

Fredrik Galtung, CEO of Integrity Action facilitated a panel of leading experts to discuss how can we reduce the amount of aid that is lost due to fraud, mismanagement or corruption.

Jun 23, 2014Blog

From 26-29 March 2014, Integrity Action held a Teaching Integrity Workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan at KIMEP University, with 24 participants from 7 Kazakh universities and from one NGO. The workshop was conducted by Ellen Goldberg, Integrity Education Programme Director and Dr. Harutyun Aleksanyan, Europe and Central Asia Programme Manager.

Jun 20, 2014Blog

We often get asked what happens after our training courses – do participants apply the learning? Do they use the tools and training back in their daily lives? Has the training made a difference?

We asked Shehadeh Habash, our Integrity Education Network Programme Manager to find out!

 

Jun 3, 2014Blog

From 23-26 April 2014, Integrity Action’s Europe and Central Asia region (ECA) of the Integrity Education Network (IEN), held an integrity training session for trainers in Saratov, Russia. The workshop was organised for IEN partner Institutes of Public Administration (training institutes for Russian public officials) and universities from the Volga region. 23 local trainers of public officials participated in this workshop.

May 21, 2014Blog

Some states lack the capability and/or the willingness to progressively promote the shared development of their citizens and are particularly vulnerable to external shocks and internal conflicts. These states have been described as “fragile states” (Naudé, 2012). Fragile and conflict-affected countries are home to 1.5 billion people. Approximately 70 percent of these fragile states have experienced conflict since 1989 with basic governance transformation estimated to take 20-40 years.

May 14, 2014Blog

Integrity Action has recently entered into a partnership with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to deliver a multi-year programme in the Middle East on water integrity funded by SIDA.

Apr 19, 2014Blog

London (United Kingdom), 4 April 2014 - Truly sustainable development can only be achieved if citizens have the knowledge and voice to shape priorities, air grievances and hold governments to account. As we approach a new set of development goals post-2015, civil society organisations across the world are identifying how best to support new information technologies and innovative forms of citizen reporting, enabling them to monitor progress and to hold governments to account for the promises they make.

Apr 7, 2014Blog

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), On 2 April 2014 there was a roundtable on the results of the Business Environment and Enterprise Performance survey (BEEPS). This roundtable was organised by the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development  (EBRD) in Kyrgyzstan.

Apr 4, 2014Blog

Poster and Video Contests for High School, College and Undergraduate University Students

Topic: "What Would It Be Like to Live in a World Without Academic Integrity?"


Prizes ranging from an iPad Mini (for best video) to Amazon.com gift cards (for best poster).  2nd and 3rd place winners in each category will also receive Amazon.com gift cards in amounts ranging from $250 to $50.

Mar 27, 2014Blog

Hungary – building an integrity revolution

Over the last nine years, Integrity Action has facilitated annual Integrity Leadership Courses at the Central European University (CEU). Through these courses we aim to offer world-class integrity training to practitioners (academics, NGO, government and business leaders), students and public officials on practical skills-based integrity approaches.