Ivan's articles and documents
Corruption and a dysfunctional state: The interface between political leaders and public administration
Coherence and efficiency can only be achieved on the back of a values-based (ethics and integrity) systemic professional public service that has the right technical and managerial skills. Further, such an endeavour can only be driven from the centre of government. Read Part III of Ivan Pillay’s op-ed series with Yolisa Pikie and Sridharan Kesavan
We have to fight this toxic cocktail of corruption and dysfunctionality
Growing and supporting pockets of excellence in the public service may be our best defence against the corruption that feeds off SA’s broken systems. Ivan Pillay, Yolisa Pikie and Sridharan Kesavan write about corruption and the public service in the Sunday Times. Read the article online here.
Ivan Pillay on KPMG’s ‘reparations’
Interview with Ivan by Natasha Marrian for Business Day: Reparations have been offered to current and former Sars staff to right the wrongs of the Moyane era. But is it enough? Read it here.
Fighting corruption and rebuilding institutions (part II)
In Part I, we argued that the most effective way to combat corruption is not to implement a separate anti-corruption plan, but to integrate anti-corruption measures into making our institutions functional and perform far better than they are now. Read Part II by Ivan Pillay, Sridharan Kesavan and Yolisa Pikie here.
Corruption and dysfunctional state a toxic cocktail (part I)
Corruption in SA seems to have reached pandemic proportions. If that is our assumption, what is the nature of our current discourse on it? Read the op-ed by Ivan Pillay, Sridharan Kesavan, Yolisa Pikie & Tarun Kumar Sin here at the Daily Maverick. This is part I of a first paper on corruption. Part II
Covid-19 needs a strategic war effort
Read the op-ed by Sridharan Kesavan, Ivan Pillay, Yolisa Pikie & Tarun Kumar Sin in the Daily Maverick here.