GI-ACEIntegrity SystemsSubnational & SectoralWatson

Marking milestones in understanding the presence of corruption and the role of integrity among South African and Zambian urban planning professionals

One year further into its GI ACE-supported research concerning the role of integrity and corruption within the planning profession in Zambia and South Africa, the African Centre for Cities’ “Cities of Integrity” (COI) research team has hit new milestones and made progress in achieving its research objectives.

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BuntaineIntegrity Systems Uganda community near Bwindi National Park

Is positive recognition an incentive to fight corruption?

Highlights from an ethnographic study in revenue-sharing projects in Bwindi National Park–Uganda One reason that corruption is difficult to address is because it manifests differently depending on social expectations in different economic, political, administrative, social, and cultural contexts. In Uganda, corruption remains widespread and represents a major obstacle to the country’s development. Robust anti-corruption legislation…

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HaberlyInternational Architecture first slide of haberly presentation showing terrorist and criminal financing in time lapse

A new map of financial transparency reform: 2000-2015

GI-ACE researcher Daniel Haberly’s first project workshop, “Dark Architectures: Advancing Research on Global Wealth Chains,” provided an opportunity to present in detail on the preliminary version of the historical financial secrecy database compiled over the past several months, including a preliminary overview of how the world map (in 61 jurisdictions) of secrecy-related regulation evolved between the years of 2000-2015. 

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David-BarrettInternational Architecture tender boxes with red flags

Why is collecting and analysing data about public procurement so damned difficult? Data scientists explain some common problems

In a new Red Flags Explainer, Liz David-Barrett, Mihaly Fazekas, Agnes Czibik, Bence Toth, and Isabelle Adam draw on their experience of building and analysing datasets of government procurement over the past ten years to answer some Frequently Asked Questions about their work.

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