My blog on aid transparency issues in developing countries.

In Morocco, inspiring others with harm reduction work among injecting drug users

The country is a regional role model for an innovative approach to the twin threat of HIV infection and intravenous drug use.

L’expérience du Maroc dans la prévention du VIH auprès des héroïnomanes inspire d’autres pays

Premier programme du genre dans les pays arabes, le succès d’une association marocaine d’aide aux usagers de drogues injectables soutenue par le Fonds mondial inspire de nouvelles initiatives de réduction des risques en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Niger: Le mirage du bout du monde

Le jour où m'est apparue une évidence, quelque part au sud du Sahara.

Mauritania, the Global Fund and the discreet inclusion of the gay community in the HIV response

Encouraged by the Global Fund's new requirements that activities specifically targeting key affected populations be included in concept notes for HIV funding, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is discreetly and carefully opening its doors to its gay community: a delicate dance for a highly conservative society.

Morocco's open campaign against a secret epidemic starts with diagnosis

In a country of 30 million, how to find 20000 HIV+ gay men, sex workers and clients who live in hiding?

Syrie: L'avocat du diable

Mon apprentissage des limites de la liberté d'expression dans une ville-fantôme du Moyen-Orient.

Sida et droits humains: la révolution tranquille du Maroc

Des milliers de Marocain(e)s qui vivent dans le secret et la peur ont maintenant leurs porte-voix officiels.

Inde: Partir en fumée

Vaut-il mieux voyager avec ou sans filtre? Derrière le gag, une histoire d'horreur.

Angola: Le choix de Sophie

Les enfants savent très vite quand ça ne va plus du tout, quand ils vont mourir.

More than a voice: invest in community representatives capacities to be heard

Representatives of marginalized groups need training to speak the language of decision makers and become a trusted force for change.

Mission impossible? A strategy to unlock access to local aid info

When all doors seem closed, some basic preparation and psychology can do wonders.

The Global Fund Should Take Transparency to Another Level

Few take advantage of Fund transparency to trigger open discussions on aid effectiveness.

Does Transparency = Accountability = Effectiveness? Not so sure…

Post-war Georgia: a fascinating case study on accountability in international aid.

"Technology and transparency don't drive anything. People do."

Thought-provoking blog post by Twaweza's Rakesh Rajani.

The Global Fund and the fears of transparency

Why the Global Fund is losing ground on one of its founding commitments.

Le Fonds mondial et les peurs de la transparence

Obstacles de taille à la transparence de l'aide: la peur et la résistance au changement.

Watchdogs or Critical Friends?

Open Data’s best chance: People with Open Minds

Des ‘chiens de garde’ ou des amis qui vous veulent du bien ?

Confrontation ou collaboration: quelle stratégie privilégier?

Bringing open data to offline communities

Interesting findings from a World Bank study on 'The Demand for Open Financial Data'.

Ghana's Transparency Revolutionaries

A 'grassroots revolution' to fight corruption in Ghana, thanks to the country's commitment to 'open government'.

International Transparency Organizations

Links to over 500 organizations involved in transparency-related issues around the world.