Events

Promoting Equity and Good Governance in COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

Within the context of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, good governance in the distribution of doses remains a key concern. According to PTF’s Chief Technical Adviser Vinay Bhargava, good governance is evident not only when vaccination campaigns cover target groups, but when they are equitable, safe, transparent, accountable, and free from corruption.…...

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Project Launch: Infrastructure Transparency and Accountability in Malawi

On March 8, 2021, the EU-funded Malawi Infrastructure Transparency and Accountability Project was officially launched through a virtual event. The project, entitled, “Strengthening the Capacity of CSOs to Promote Transparency and Accountability in Public Infrastructure Projects in Malawi” will train civil society organizations (CSOs) in Malawi to monitor infrastructure deals…...

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When Did the World Bank Discover the Virtues of Good Governance and Anti-Corruption?

On March 31, 2021, PTF President’s Councillor Mr. Pierre Landell-Mills shared his reflections on the development of the World Bank's good governance and anti-corruption work. The event, entitled: “When did the World Bank discover the virtues of good governance and anti-corruption in development and what is it doing about it?"…...

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Integrity in COVID-19 Response: Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Value Added

The most efficient, equitable, and transparent means of distributing COVID-19 vaccines around the world can be achieved with the help of local civil society organizations (CSOs). This is the key argument made during a recent PTF panel, hosted on March 25, 2021 as part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation…...

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Making Progress on SDG16 Good Governance Targets During and Beyond the Pandemic: Report from the Frontlines in Africa and Asia

As part of the International Anti-Corruption Day Conference on December 1, 2020, the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) hosted a panel discussion on lessons learned from COVID-19 monitoring projects, and the important role of civil society in widespread relief efforts....

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SEXTORTION: A Crucial Global Humanitarian-Corruption Challenge

On July 1, 2020, the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) hosted experts from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States in a 90-minute conversation on one of the worst forms of corruption. Nancy Hendry of the International Association of Women…...

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The IMF, Public Finance, Corruption, and Civil Society

Vitor Gaspar, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fiscal Affairs Department, presented the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report on corruption at the latest PTF Anti Corruption Forum event. The event, co-sponsored by the Center for Private International Enterprise (CIPE), attracted a large audience from civil society, academia, business and politics....

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Myths and Realities of CSOs Promoting Transparent and Accountable Government Institutions

On May 3, PTF's Chief Technical Adviser, Vinay Bhargava, made a presentation at the 2019 Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting Civil Society Program on Myths and Realities of CSOs Promoting Transparent and Accountable Government Institutions....

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The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking & Corruption

On September 20, 2018, UNA-NCA's International Law Committee and The Partnership for Transparency Fund presented The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking and Corruption before an overflow crowd at the United Nations Foundation....

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Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?

The Center for International Private Enterprise and Partnership for Transparency jointly hosted a public forum on December 8, 2017 in Washington DC on “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Anti-Corruption Reform.” The keynote speaker, Dr. Delia Ferreira Rubio from Argentina, made her first public speech in the United States since her election as…...

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