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Seeing New Opportunities: How Global Actors Can Better Support Anticorruption Reformers

  • Date
  • November 2020
  • Authors
  • Florencia Guerzovich, María Soledad Gattoni, and Dave Algoso

Certain political moments create windows of opportunity for progress in the fight against government corruption. The actions needed to pass reforms and combat corruption during a window will depend on the political context and history of how the window opened.

In-country reformers, whether in government or civil society, are best placed to navigate those dynamics. However, as many international organizations might aim to help them in those moments, it is useful to have an understanding of the types of support in-country reformers might need. This study draws on experiences of reformers in South Africa, Guatemala, and Slovakia to present an analytical framework for future action. 

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