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Nancy Boswell

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A Welcome Shout-Out to Civil Society

(1) Comments | Posted September 28, 2010 | 12:45 PM

In two major addresses at the United Nations in New York last week, President Obama raised a pair of issues that are vitally important and inextricably linked.

First, at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit on September 22, the president spoke out on corruption, calling it the...

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Tackling Corruption at the MDG Summit: Promises, Promises

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2010 | 6:07 PM

In a time of constrained financial resources, leaders at the Millennium Development Goals Summit in New York this week underscored the need to not only continue to provide aid, but to ensure successful results from that aid. Yet, despite ample evidence that corruption undermines effective development results and will impede...

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Breakdown in Controls Opens Door to Corruption

(9) Comments | Posted August 5, 2010 | 11:30 AM

Losing track of billions of dollars is an invitation to corruption and abuse. But the U.S. Department of Defense seems to have done just that with Iraqi reconstruction funds set aside for the benefit of the people of Iraq. Last week, the Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq...

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