Integrity Watch report indicates serious flaws in governance of the ACB
September 5, 2020, Kabul—New research by Integrity Watch on the governance of the Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) shows that while the cricket team has recorded incredible success on the field, the Board itself lacks transparency, accountability and governance & corruption prevention measures. The report highlights that the procedures for the appointment of board members are  [...]
Integrity Watch survey: Health facilities need urgent attention to help fight COVID-19 in Afghanistan
August 20 2020, Kabul—A survey of seven hundred health facilities in thirteen provinces shows that the procedures for screening of visitors at the health centers are very often not being followed. The survey also demonstrates that the Afghan Government and the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) urgently need to improve their oversight and evidence-based decision  [...]
Afghan government pledges to engage public in the mining sector
Following the launch of a feasibility study that provides a roadmap to community monitoring of extractive sites in the country, Integrity Watch held a webinar in which government, civil society and researchers discussed the opportunities and challenges of public engagement in the sector on July 27, 2020. During the webinar, the researchers and civil society  [...]
Stumbling blocks to accessing information in the times of COVID-19
Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health officials recently warned that 10 million people might have contracted the Covid 19 virus in the country. With COVID-19 spreading like wildfire, the Afghan Government has taken measures to allocate resources including funds to the provincial governments to respond to this situation. However, there are widespread allegations of corruption such  [...]
Integrity Watch: The Attorney General’s Office Should Establish a Prosecution Service Commission to Overcome Corruption in its Recruitment Cycle
July 29, 2020, Kabul—Integrity Watch calls upon the Attorney General Office to adopt an accountable, efficient and contextually appropriate mechanism that covers the entire recruitment cycle of prosecutors’ recruitment. A policy brief published by Integrity Watch today analyzes the proposed model of recruitment of new prosecutors in the draft of Law on Structure and Authorities  [...]
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