Today we announce that Fredrik Galtung has decided to leave Integrity Action, having brought the organisation to its strongest ever position. He co-founded Integrity Action almost 15 years ago and he led the organisation, first as CEO, and then as President.
Fredrik Galtung was made an Ashoka Fellow on the 11th November 2015, joining the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs.
This life-long fellowship is in recognition of Fredrik’s role as a change maker seeking to achieve systems to revolutionise the way international development is done.
The 9th of March was a big day for international development as the International Development Bill became law. This is the first time that the UK has legally committed to giving a set amount of aid. This also makes the UK the first G7 country to meet the UN’s target of contributing 0,7% of a countries Gross National Income each year to developing countries.
Integrity Action is delighted to announce that our Chief Operating Officer, Joy Saunders won the Director of the Year for Public and Third sector in London and South East 2014. Joy received the award at a gala dinner and award ceremony held at the Institute of Directors in London last night, 11th June 2014.
Introducing the winners, John Minards, South East regional leader for PWC, said “Tonight we are here to celebrate some of the finest directors in our region who, in spite of a challenging backdrop, have demonstrated exceptional leadership, and “best in class” performance.”
Feedback Labs and Ashoka Changemakers initiated a competition last year in an attempt to find innovative solutions that are helping feedback loops empower people, drive better decisions, and put resources where they’ll make a difference. Their aim was to help citizens achieve better results in social services, philanthropy, and governance.
Askoka Changemakers and Feedback Labs are seeking innovative solutions that are helping feedback loops to empower people, drive better decisions, and put resources where they will make a difference. Integrity Action was awarded the early entry prize- See more at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ashoka/2013/12/19/feedback-loops-prevent-corruption-and-improve-aid/
London (UK), 03 June 2013 – Integrity Action was selected to receive a £500,000 Global Impact Award from Google’s Global Impact Challenge, as decided by a panel of judges that included Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Richard Branson. Integrity Action will also receive support from Google volunteers to help make this project a reality.
Leading transparency and access to information campaigners including CAFOD, Global Witness, Integrity Action and Publish What You Fund, today welcomed a new UN report as driving progress towards enhanced citizen accountability around the world. The report by the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on Post-2015 Development Agenda calls for a ‘data revolution’, proposes a goal to ‘Ensure Good Governance and Effective Institutions’ and puts transparency, accountability and people’s participation at the heart of the new framework.
By Integrity Action
London (UK), 31 May 2013 - London: Integrity Action was selected by Google for the Global Impact Challenge Finals! Today is the last day of public voting and we need your support to win.
The Global Impact Challenge supports organisations using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the world's toughest challenges. The brief was to propose a project that would use technology to transform lives.
Written by Fredrik Galtung, Integrity Action, CEO:
With a sad and heavy heart I am writing to let you know that Jeremy Pope, passed away a couple of days ago in Wellington, New Zealand. He was one of the pillars, greatest innovators and forces for good in the international integrity and anti-corruption movements.