PTF Celebrates the International Day of Democracy

PTF Celebrates the International Day of Democracy Supports youth in demanding good governance, transparency, and the rule of law in developing democracies Image by Youth for Social Development Over the past 14 years, the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) has supported civil society activists in developing democracies working to engage …

PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report

PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report Key activities and achievements in 2013 featured, highlighting the incubation of innovative solutions, scale-up of successful approaches, and sharing of lessons learned The Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) advances innovative citizen-led approaches to improve governance, increase transparency, promote the rule of law and reduce corruption in …

Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched

Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7 May 2014 – The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have announced that they are creating a public sector pioneer network to promote the implementation of Integrated Reporting (<IR>) in the public …

Global Oceans Action Summit Bulletin – Vol. 186 No. 3 – Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth – Final Summary

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GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013 Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion,environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013   Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy and …

Long Finance: How to Make Standards Markets Work for Financial Services (Regulation)?

Long Finance Newsletter   July 2013   Welcome to the July edition of the Long Finance newsletter. Since our last edition in May, a lot has happened with Long Finance and its programmes including: The interim figures of the Global Financial Centres Index – GFCI 13.5– were released in July 2013 …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: How Canada’s banks help money move in and out of tax havens

  Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Why Developing Countries Should Care About The G8 Summit Taxcast Edition 17: May ’13 Statement From The Financial Transparency Coalition: G8 Leaders Fail To Reach Financial Transparency Agreement Tax Wars: EU Playing Catch-Up With US New EU Anti-Corruption Standards Increase Demands For Greater Transparency To …

SDSN Report – An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development – Released

The Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Soultions Network (SDSN) delivered a report, entitled “The Action Agenda for Sustainable Development,” to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The report outlines 10 sustainable development priorities, covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and …

Scolding with One Hand and Bribing with the Other

     Scolding with One Hand and Bribing with the Other By Thalif Deen May 8 2013 (IPS) – When a Southeast Asian country was riddled with corruption in a bygone era, there were rumours that government officials routinely offered receipts every time they accepted a bribe. Last week, Hamid Karzai, the …