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Dominican Republic: Citizens march to end impunity

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2016

No country gets close to a perfect score in this year's index. A vicious cycle has developed between corruption, unequal distribution of power and unequal distribution of wealth.

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Open data: promise, but not enough progress from G20 countries

G20 countries made commitments to publish data that could help curb corruption. How well are they keeping their promises?

República Dominicana marcha para acabar con la impunidad

Desde que salió a la luz el escándalo de corrupción en torno al constructor Odebrecht, miles de dominicanos salieron a la calle para denunciar la impunidad y luchar contra la corrupción.

Corruption and inequality: how populists mislead people

Corruption and social inequality are indeed closely related and provide a source for popular discontent. Yet, the track record of populist leaders in tackling this problem is dismal.

Asia Pacific: Fighting corruption is side-lined

The majority of Asia Pacific countries sit in the bottom half of this year’s index.

Americas: Sometimes bad news is good news

From the Panama Papers to the Odebrecht settlement, 2016 was a good year in the fight against corruption in the Americas.

Sub Saharan Africa: Corruption is a big issue in 2016 African elections

The elections held across Africa in 2016 provide a good reflection of corruption trends in the region.

الدول العربية تزداد سوءا على مؤشر مدركات الفساد لعام 2016

شهدت أغلبية الدول العربية انحدارا على مؤشر مدركات الفساد لهذا العام حيث تعتبر 6 دول عربية من أكثر الدول فسادا حول العالم بسبب انعدام الاستقرار السياسي والنزاعات الداخلية والحروب وتحديات الإرهاب والتي تؤكد على ان الصراعات والحروب تغذي الفساد وخاصة الفساد السياسي.

Middle East and North Africa: A very drastic decline

The majority of Arab countries have failed to fulfil the will of the people to build democratic systems allowing for greater transparency and accountability.

Europe and Central Asia: An overall stagnation

There are no drastic changes in Europe and Central Asia in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 but this does not mean that the region is immune from corruption.

Trump’s gold-plated son-in-law and other potential conflicts of interest in the White House

On 20 January US President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office, bringing with him his son-in-law as his senior adviser and a cabinet full of multi-millionaires and billionaires with little political experience and problematic business relationships.

Our year fighting corruption

We look back at some of the ways Transparency International challenged corruption in 2016.

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