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MSI is pleased to share with you some practical research findings we’ve developed on the impacts of anticorruption programs worldwide. Over the next few months, we’ll be sending you links to short technical notes we have written that offer evidence-based insights on how donor support for effective anticorruption initiatives can produce significant results that: – […]

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Explaining Training and Capacity Building in Lebanon through Engaging Infographics

  Enjoy these two infographics created for the our Lebanon-based project known as BALADI CAP.  The project team works with civil society and municipal partners to build capacity through training and other support, particularly in the areas of internal governance, financial management and monitoring and evaluation.  Funded by USAID, we work with more than 50 […]

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Supporting Sustainable Civil Society in Lebanon

Enjoy this recent video update giving a short overview of the USAID-funded BALADI CAP project in Lebanon.  The interview features the project’s Chief of Party, Dr. Fares El Zein.  

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International Anti-Corruption Day: United Against Corruption

December 9 each year is International Anti-Corruption Day, recognized in countries worldwide as a time to look back at progress made in fighting corruption and what still needs to be accomplished. For the past 20 years, MSI has supported governments, civil society groups, the mass media and business communities to plan and implement effective programs […]

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Promoting Anti-Corruption Advocacy Network in Lebanon

A Lebanese protester during a demonstration against the trash crisis and government corruption in Beirut, Lebanon
 on Aug. 29, 2015 (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

 According to the 2016 International Transparency Index by Transparency International, Lebanon is now ranked first among Arab nations in the perception of corruption and misappropriation of public funds. MSI’s Building Alliances for Local Advancement, Development and Investment – Capacity Building (BALADI CAP) project in Lebanon is taking the lead in advocating for improved accountability and […]

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