Surveys - Explore the findings of our new report, spanning the experience of almost 11,000 people in nine countries.
Posted 03 May 2016
Whistleblowing - Transparency International supports LuxLeaks whistleblower Antoine Deltour who faces prosecution.
Posted 21 Apr 2016
Advocacy - Tweet to the moderators at the 4/14 #demdebate for US presidential elections for the candidates to speak about secret companies.
Posted 13 Apr 2016
Youth - Applications are open for the Transparency International School on Integrity taking place in Lithuania this summer, apply today!
Posted 24 Mar 2016
Water - Learn how despite massive investment corruption in the water sector affects the world's most vulnerable populations.
Posted 21 Mar 2016
Civil society - Mexican citizens have collected over 300,000 signatures for the #Ley3de3 anti-corruption initiative.
Posted 17 Mar 2016
Intergovernmental bodies - Some OECD countries have done nothing to enforce anti-bribery laws.
Posted 16 Mar 2016
Unmask the corrupt - As part of this week’s meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in Cape Town, South Africa today launched its third National Action Plan (NAP) which includes a high-level commitment to creating a public register of beneficial ownership information.
Law enforcement - Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, and its chapter in Macedonia call for the resignation of President Gjorge Ivanov and for the 5 June elections to be postponed until the electoral registers can be verified in an effort to limit the widespread corruption that is ...
Surveys - Nearly one in three citizens who tried to access basic public services in the Middle East and North Africa paid a bribe, a Transparency International report said today, showing that governments across the region have failed to hear their citizens’ voices against corruption.
Civil society - Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, calls on the authorities in Cambodia to respect the space for civil society and end harassment and intimidation of activists.
Civil society - The following letter was sent today to UK Prime Minister David Cameron by Nigerian civil society organisations, including Transparency International's partner Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC).
Surveys - Transparency International will publish on 3 May the results of a public opinion poll about people’s experiences and perceptions of corruption in 9 countries and territories in the Middle East and North Africa.
Whistleblowing - Transparency International demands that whistleblowers should be protected from retaliation, including prosecution. Antoine Deltour, the whistlblower who revealed secret tax rulings between the Luxembourg authorities and multinationals that led to the so-called “LuxLeaks”, is on trial starting ...
Accountability - Transparency International is joining with more than 25 Nigerian civil society organisations to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to veto legislation that weakens laws to fight corruption.
The Panama Papers have demonstrated that secrecy in the financial system is one of the most critical issues that leaders must address on May 12 in London, with clear timetables for concrete action.
Transparency International - Update to 14 March statement with information about Transparency International’s name and logo
We first met Andrea Franzoso in 2013, when Transparency International Italy organised a training course on anti-corruption and whistleblowing for Ferrovie Nord Milano, the northern Italian transport company he works for. At that time Andrea was a member of the internal audit unit of Ferrovie Nord Milano. He was immediately enthusiastic about the topic of […]
Posted on 06 May 2016 by Davide Del Monte
Four medical doctors received Transparency International Sweden’s Whistleblower of the Year (“Årets Visselpipa”) award earlier this month for speaking up against the gross ethical misconduct of a celebrated surgeon whose organ transplants turned out to be fatal. Whistleblowers provide a great service to society. The case of the Swedish doctors is a good example of […]
Posted on 29 Apr 2016 by Peter Varga
In March this year South Africa’s highest court upheld a landmark investigation by the courageous Public Protector Thuli Madonsela that showed how taxpayers’ money had been used to upgrade President Jacob Zuma’s personal residence. This underscored the importance of the role of the Public Protector in holding those in power to account. It is the […]
Posted on 21 Apr 2016 by David Lewis
Thanks to an anonymous provider of data and the incredible work done by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), over the last days the world has gained an unprecedented peek into the global system of secret shell companies. The Panama Papers revelations have forced governments to respond, one national leader to step down, and […]
Posted on 15 Apr 2016 by Max Heywood
Communicators are strong swimmers. We don’t always sprint, but we can handle long distances and the hard swim upstream. The Panama Papers have exposed a global web of secrecy and corruption that hurts all of us. It has also exposed the Chair of our chapter in Chile and that deeply troubled us. He of […]
Posted on 09 Apr 2016 by Virginie Coulloudon
Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday just one day after thousands of people marched in the streets protesting his use of secret bank accounts facilitated by Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm which had as clients Gunnlaugsson and his wife. Iceland was the only country that jailed top financial executives behind bars in […]
Posted on 06 Apr 2016 by Gudrun Johnsen
The way the rich and powerful hide their ill-gotten gains is headline news around the world today. The Panama Papers show everyone how easy it is to set up secret companies that let people avoid taxes and launder money. Kings do it, business tycoons do it, footballers do it, presidents and prime ministers do it. […]
Posted on 04 Apr 2016 by Maggie Murphy
As the world embarks on the ambitious global development agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is important to have accurate measures of progress, or even lack of progress. Otherwise the goals themselves are at risk of becoming illegitimate. To track the goals, we need to have meaningful indicators that reflect what is […]
Posted on 31 Mar 2016 by Finn Heinrich
There has been a big push in recent years to make government data open so citizens know where their tax money is spent– from snow collection in Chicago and broken street lights in Tbilisi, to what public officials declare about their assets in Mexico and their lobbying meetings with companies in the EU. While data […]
Posted on 24 Mar 2016 by Craig Fagan
On 15 March 2016, 278 Ukrainian MPs voted to approve a new e-declarations law called No.3755. The law will oblige public servants, politicians, managers of state and communal enterprises, and other employees who are paid from state budget such as doctors and teachers, to declare their full income and assets. It also requires them to […]
Posted on 24 Mar 2016 by Yevhen Cherniak