Ep.37 Why tackling corruption is crucial in ensuring an effective response to COVID-19

Our podcast guest today is Blair Glencorse, the Executive Director of Accountability Lab Global and he is joined by the Executive Director of Step Up Nigeria.

Blair recently wrote an article on ‘Why tackling corruption is crucial to the global coronavirus response’ and in this episode, Blair and Onyi discuss examples from countries around the world that show that corruption has undermined the fight against the novel coronavirus. They argue that tackling corruption is crucial to an effective coronavirus response and admonish societies around the world to begin a large-scale effort to promote integrity and to change the incentives that lead to corrupt behaviour.

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