Achieved Date
1846days in power
number of days to accomplish
Designate a special prize for journalists who can find and unmask corruption in the government.
Governance and Rule of Law
Thursday, 13 August 2015
Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015
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Promise Background
Afghanistan is perceived to be one of the most corrupt states in the world, ranking as the top five most corrupt states according to Transparency International's 2014 corruption perceptions index. During his pre-election campaigns, President Ghani committed to encouraging a culture of public review and investigative journalism as one of the important ways to prevent administrative corruption. In August 2014, President Ghani tweeted that he would designate a special prize for journalists that unmasked corruption in his government. "

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Special prize for investigative journalism to unmask government corruption established
  • 2. Special prize awarded to investigative journalists that unmask government corruption

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