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In a global pandemic, do we still have a right to privacy?

When it comes to balancing measures that could help track COVID-19 and contain the virus and safeguard privacy of individuals, where is the line?  


Saving the truth - how to battle fake news

Free and balanced information, a public good, is under threat. Around the world, facts are being manipulated and controlled, while the notion of truth itself is being disputed. Is there a way to…  


Summit provides glimpse of tomorrow's governments

In Georgia, powerful calls for public service excellence come as star robot takes the stage, highlighting AI’s potential for government efficiency and transparency.  


Effective government requires transparency and integrity, says UNDP

The OGP will review 2,500 governance-related commitments made by 70 participating countries and 15 subnational governments. It will also examine issues such as promoting women leaders, boosting open…  


Meet the heroes of the transparency movement

From developing apps to reforming laws, these change-makers are working across Europe and Central Asia to make governments more open and accountable.  


How one man’s struggle led to a health care success in Ukraine

From one man's struggle to manage his leukemia treatment to sweeping changes in medical procurement - the landscape of health care access in Ukraine has dramatically shifted.  


Creating Islands of Integrity around the Black Sea

Islands have been emerging recently around Eastern and Central Europe. But they’re not common islands at all - they are actually cities. We see these cities standing out as “island” enclaves of…  


Promoting Transparent and Corruption-Free Cities (Regional Brief)

Corruption drains and diverts public funds from local development. At the local level, corruption can affect access to health and education, equal opportunities, and, overall, the realization of the…  


New 10 million EUR initiative to help boost citizen engagement across the Western Balkans

The UNDP and the EU launched an ambitious programme, ReLOaD, to substantially increase the involvement of civil society organizations in local development efforts while improving transparency in the…  


Safety nets vital to counter rise of exclusion in Europe and Central Asia

Having enjoyed relatively high levels of well-being, the developing countries in the Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region could see inequalities and exclusion rise sharply…  

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