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Five Finalists Selected to Compete for Integrity Idol 2017

Five Finalists Selected to Compete for Integrity Idol 2017

Following a nationwide nomination and sorting by a panel of selected judges, five finalists have been qualified to compete for this year’s Integrity Idol Awards. The program recognizes and celebrates the most honest public and civil servants in Liberia.

Second Integrity Idol Launched to Celebrate “Honest Civil Servants”

The recent publication of Global Witness’ report about government officials accepting bribes from a British company has dominated the Liberian news cycle. In a most timely coincidence, Accountability Lab has launched its second edition of Integrity Idol in Liberia. The campaign is a contest that aims to shine a light on the nation’s most honest civil servants.

Integrity Idol Crowns Liberia’s Top Civil Servants

The conversation about corruption in Liberia often tends to focus on the negative, according to Blair Glencorse. The Executive Director of the Accountability Lab believes Liberians mostly “talk about wrongdoers and not about do-gooders.” Such a focus, he said, “makes people feel hopeless.”

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