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Welcome to IGI....                                            
 
... fighting fraud, corruption and abuse of power,
... an international network of active citizens, mainly in Africa,
... mobilising communities, providing education and training,
... promoting a culture of honesty and accountability,
... based on a Christian ethos.


Fraud and corruption is one of Africa's biggest problems, costing billions of dollars, stunting development, destroying lives.


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"A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering.  Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of ISIS, the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking someone to #BringBackOurGirls.

That common thread is corruption...."

A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of ISIS, the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking someone to #BringBackOurGirls.

That common thread is corruption.

- See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2015/Jan-14/283990-behind-global-conflicts-is-a-common-thread-of-corruption.ashx#sthash.hV5X5Ran.Mx1feJMH.dpuf

A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of ISIS, the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking someone to #BringBackOurGirls.

That common thread is corruption.

- See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2015/Jan-14/283990-behind-global-conflicts-is-a-common-thread-of-corruption.ashx#sthash.hV5X5Ran.Mx1feJMH.dpuf

A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of ISIS, the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking someone to #BringBackOurGirls.

That common thread is corruption.

- See more at: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2015/Jan-14/283990-behind-global-conflicts-is-a-common-thread-of-corruption.ashx#sthash.hV5X5Ran.Mx1feJMH.dpuf

A thought-provoking article from Lebanese Daily Star
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read it in full at: Corruption fuels conflict
 

Local Action
 

The IGI branch in a country is referred to as the Focal Integrity Team (FIT) comprising all the IGI Members within the country, who identify local priorities and lay strategies for intervention in partnership with the FIT Secretariat.

The Public Education program entails civic campaigns for

  • community sensitization,
  • awareness creation,
  • advocacy training
  • capacity building...

 

IGI trains civil servants and administrators in various public sectors and for functions such as procurement and accountancy, promoting best practice, and tools to counteract fraud.


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IGI News


STOP PRESS...FITCAM receives fresh recognition of its contribution to integrity over 10 years, as International Governance Institute is recognised as a national organisation by the government in Cameroon. 


The FITCAM affiliate will be rebranded as "International Governance Institute Cameroon".



September Newsletter - training a new generation of public leaders in Cameroon, progress in DR Congo - and more




Anti-Corruption Training in schools in Rwanda - click for latest





FITCAM provides ethics training to Cameroon oil processing corporation (SONARA) - click to read report 


     

 

Corruption: Rwanda still best in EA 

        Update on Buea Project, March 2015



Link between corruption and failure to achieve Millennium Development Goals


Research by Transparency International shows a relationship between high levels of corruption and a country's failure to achieve MDGs such as maternal health, even when corrected for absolute level of poverty.  Click here.