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A Good News Story – Integrity Icon, the Program to “Name and Fame” Honest Government Officials

“We like to think of corruption and illicit financial flows as only affecting developing countries but of course that’s not true; it’s facilitated and perpetuated by institutions in the west. This is an issue that affects everyone everywhere and Integrity Icon builds on a solutions-oriented approach that seeks to change the narrative in a way that’s relevant to everyone.” AL Director Blair Glencorse talks to Viri Chauhan, Managing Director of Themis Community, about the exciting  beginnings of t [...]

A Good News Story – Integrity Icon, the Program to “Name and Fame” Honest Government Officials2020-07-09T12:59:52+00:00

Why ‘naming and faming’ matters for social accountability practice

Dr Mirja Delport is a doctor at the Oudtshoorn District Hospital in South Africa. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, she's been on the frontlines, working day shifts at the hospital and then doing double duty at a community clinic near her home. In a webinar unpacking social accountability practice that was co-hosted by Accountability Lab and the World Bank, she shared how doing the right thing in an emergency response - often with very limited resources - and being famed for it was a powerf [...]

Why ‘naming and faming’ matters for social accountability practice2020-07-08T10:49:57+00:00

TISL launches Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2020

Following the success of the Integrity Icon campaigns in 2018 and 2019, Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) yesterday announced that nominations are now being accepted for Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 2020 to “name and fame” honest public officials. Initially conceptualised by Accountability Lab, a global organisation that seeks to support change-makers to develop and implement positive ideas for integrity in their communities, Integrity Icon was held in Sri Lanka in 2018 and 2019 under the [...]

TISL launches Integrity Icon Sri Lanka 20202020-07-08T10:47:25+00:00

Pakistan 2019 Icon Rohana Kakar Defies Stereotypes And Inspires Others

Rohana Kakar serves as a Secretary for the Regional Transport Authority (RTA) in Quetta Balochistan province. The mandate of her position is to provide safe and dignified transport services to people in three districts – Quetta, Pishin, and Qilla Abdullah. She takes strict action to prevent malpractice in public transport such as the cancellation of illegal permits and licenses, and against those caught driving without licenses. For this purpose she introduced a Driving License Mechanism and mad [...]

Pakistan 2019 Icon Rohana Kakar Defies Stereotypes And Inspires Others2020-07-08T10:39:31+00:00

Introducing the Icon Integrity Niger 2019 Winners

Integrity Icon Niger is a national movement that happens on the ground, online and through the media. Its goal is to identify and celebrate honest and honest public servants of public administration. Its aim is to generate a constructive conversation about integrity and accountability and to build a network of civil servants who can fight corruption. The Integrity Icon Project highlights integrity in the public to enable Nigerians to question existing realities; to support behavioural changes th [...]

Introducing the Icon Integrity Niger 2019 Winners2020-07-08T13:02:17+00:00

Présentation des gagnants de l’Icône Intégrité Niger 2019

Integrity Icon Niger est un mouvement national qui se passe sur le terrain, en ligne et à travers les médias. Il a pour objectif d’identifier et de célébrer les fonctionnaires honnêtes et intègres de l’administration publique. Son but est de générer une conversation constructive sur l'intégrité et la responsabilité et de construire un réseau de fonctionnaires qui peuvent lutter contre la cor- ruption. Le projet Integrity Icon met en évidence l'intégrité dans le public pour permett [...]

Présentation des gagnants de l’Icône Intégrité Niger 20192020-07-08T13:03:22+00:00

AL Nepal Hosts Integrity Summit in Biratnagar

Integrity is a term which plays a significant role in our lives but is sadly often ignored. Well, the most surprising thing is that it plays an important role in shaping our personality and who we truly are. Acknowledging this fact, Accountability Lab Nepal, in collaboration with Bikalpa - an Alternative organized an Integrity Summit at Hotel Namaskar in Biratnagar on February, 7, 2020 to discuss key issues of integrity in individuals, institutions and civil society. Individuals from diverse sec [...]

AL Nepal Hosts Integrity Summit in Biratnagar2020-02-27T13:42:21+00:00

AL Nepal Hosts 12th Integrity Summit in Dhanusha

Following the success of the Integrity Summit in Dhanusha on March 1st 2019, we hosted our 12th Integrity Summit again at Dhanusha, on 21st December 2019, with the support of our Integrity Icon 2015 winner, Pradip Raj Kanel, who is the Chief District Officer of Dhanusha. The Summit focused on the importance of integrity and the value of institutionalizing it. By Ashmita Sharma Mohammad Lalbabu Raut Gaddhi, Chief Minister of Province No. 2; Pradip Raj Kanel, CDO of Dhanusha District; Dr. Bhogendr [...]

AL Nepal Hosts 12th Integrity Summit in Dhanusha2020-02-27T13:41:45+00:00

Integrity Icon Ukraine Launches

Press release Launch of Integrity Icon Ukraine 2020 14 February, Washington DC - Accountability Lab is pleased to announce the launch of Integrity Icon Ukraine, a campaign which aims to inspire a national movement – led by civil society, on the ground, online and through the media – to celebrate, encourage and connect honest public servants. The campaign is being run in partnership with the Centre for Cultural Management, an organization which initiates, engages in and supports activities that c [...]

Integrity Icon Ukraine Launches2020-02-12T17:44:53+00:00

Integrity Icon Philadelphia Launches

Press release Launch of Integrity Icon Philadelphia 2020 2 March, Washington DC - Accountability Lab is pleased to announce the launch of Integrity Icon Philadelphia, a campaign to celebrate the city’s most exemplary civil servants that is being run in partnership with various organizations with a strong presence in the city. These include The Philadelphia Citizen, an innovative non-profit media outlet that combines solutions-oriented journalism with specific calls for civic action; WURD Radio, [...]

Integrity Icon Philadelphia Launches2020-03-12T10:08:22+00:00
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