ACCESSNG-SL

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Dec

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Systematic data gathering reveals the need for stronger cooperation between Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and Sierra Leonean courts

By Marcella Samba Sesay Programme Manager AccessSL Project To date, there have been very few public or civil society institutions monitoring the activities and efficiency of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Sierra Leone. In any democratic state the exercise of power critically hinges on questions of accountability. The challenge is how we make our systems […]

03
Oct

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An Insider’s Perspective on Sierra Leone’s Action Plan for the Open Government Partnership

Guest post by Marcella Samba-Sesay, Director of Programmes at theCampaign for Good Governance in Sierra Leone (CGG). She coordinates the AccessSL programme and is a member of the national OGP Steering Committee. You can follow CGG on Twitter @CGGSierraLeone Just months after stating its intent to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP), this week Sierra […]

03
Oct

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Prevent corruption, don’t just treat it

– with contributions from Nengak Daniel Gondyi, Program Manager, CLEEN Foundation,Nigeria, and Olivia Baciu, Executive Director, Partners Foundation for Local Development At the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis, many health practitioners were fond of saying, “We can’t treat our way out of the crisis.” This was the response to what many practitioners believed was an […]

23
Sep

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Sierra Leone’s Next Challenge: An Open Government Action Plan

A guest post by Oluseun Onigbinde* (@seunonigbinde) of BudgIT (Nigeria) By passing the “Access to Information Act” into law, Sierra Leone scaled the final hurdle to achieving membership in the Open Government Partnership(OGP). On October 30, 2013, Sierra Leone officially applied to join an expanding group of countries with firm commitments to transparency and accountability. In support […]

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