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PTF advances innovative citizen-led approaches to improve governance, increase transparency, promote the rule of law and reduce corruption in developing and emerging countries.

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Reflecting on COP26 in the Pacific—A Local Approach in the Philippines

Reflecting the existential environmental and climate change concerns, a modest contribution is underway in the Philippines in the form of the Climate Change and Environmental Governance Project in Iriga City. The project, which began in…

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Launch of Procurement Monitoring Training Program in Moldova

As part of the project “Increasing the Integrity of Public Procurement in Moldova,” designed to enhance the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) and investigative journalists in Moldova to monitor public procurement processes, the Partnership…

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A Global Home for Innovations in Citizen Engagement

Each of our programmatic priorities seeks to give voice to civil society and demonstrate the value of constructive partnerships between authorities and citizens.

Global Affiliates

Recognizing the importance of physical presence in the regions in which we work and where our potential partners reside, PTF has established four affiliates: PTF Europe, based in Germany, PTF Asia, based in the Philippines, PTF India, and PTF Africa, based in South Africa. These affiliates are legally independent but closely integrated arms of PTF that enable us to better understand local cultures, issues and other organizations working on similar issues.

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Featured Publications

Citizens Against Corruption: Report from the Frontline

Citizens Against Corruption draws on over 200 case studies that describe impressive initiatives undertaken over the past decade by 130 CSOs in 53 countries which engage directly with public agencies to stop the extortion that damages peoples’ lives and obstructs progress.

A Decade of Helping Civil Society Fight Corruption in the Philippines

The Report details the results and lessons of decade-long (2003-2013) PTF support to Filipino CSOs to fight corruption. It celebrates the successes and reflects on challenges faced as PTF enters a new phase in the Philippines – a regional affiliate called PTF Asia in Manila.

Stimulating Demand for Good Governance

The study focuses on the World Bank’s recent “Governance and Anti-Corruption” (GAC) policies. It makes eight strategic recommendations, which can be put in place as part of the operational guidelines and funding and management arrangements for Phase 2 of the GAC Strategy.