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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

IGI Rwanda (RIG) reports on the August Presidential Election
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98% of the population voted; 98% of voters voted for the incumbent, President Kagame - yet there seems to be general acceptance.  What is going on?  Click here



Read all about training young entrepreneurs and leaders in Buea, Cameroon

The Municipal Council's Business Management and Public Service Fellowships is a powerful tool for improving performance and governance in Buea Cameroon. It is a ground-breaking collaboration between the Council and IGI in Cameroon (FITCAM) - read all about the latest presentation on the FITCAM website: click here



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.