Taming Parliamentary Integrity: A Changing Foundation of Democracy

By: Jacopo Leone, Associate Democratic Governance Officer, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), Warsaw The public accountability and transparency of parliaments are keystone principles to which all OSCE participating States have subscribed. In 1990, they declared in Copenhagen that “the will of the people, freely and fairly expressed through periodic and genuine … Continue reading Taming Parliamentary Integrity: A Changing Foundation of Democracy

Turning The Tide Against Corruption Through “Naming and Faming”

By: Blair Glencorse, Executive Director of the Accountability Lab; Friday Odeh Country Director of Accountability Lab, Nigeria; Moussa Kondo; Country Director of Accountability Lab, Mali. Follow the Lab on Twitter @accountlab. There has been a deluge of corruption-related news and scandals around the world this year. The President of Guatemala has expelled a key UN … Continue reading Turning The Tide Against Corruption Through “Naming and Faming”

Leveraging fintech to enhance integrity in public finance

Within the context of the 2019 OECD Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, which will explore how governments, organisations, and citizens can leverage new technologies to foster trust and enhance transparency and accountability,  the New Development Bank is looking at fintech applications for promoting integrity in public finance. Blog by the New Development Bank's Chief of Compliance, Dr … Continue reading Leveraging fintech to enhance integrity in public finance

Big Data, Big Responsibilities

The controversies surrounding Facebook’s handling of personal data as well as the use of big data and microtargeting techniques in political campaigns are raising eyebrows on both sides of the Atlantic. As technologies and social media continue to evolve, are our best interests being looked after? Bill Below looks at some of the issues.

A nudge in the right direction: applying behavioural insights to public integrity

In the lead-up to the 2018 Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, to be held on 27-28 March at the OECD, Levke Jessen-Thiessen and Laura McDonald of the Directorate for Public Governance explore how behavioural insights (BI) aims to make the good choice the easy choice when it comes to public integrity. Make the good choice … Continue reading A nudge in the right direction: applying behavioural insights to public integrity