Access to information - Does the fourth industrial revolution include anti-corruption?
Posted 20 Jan 2016
Oil and gas - US Securities and Exchange Commission proposed new rules requiring public disclosure of resource extraction companies.
Posted 15 Dec 2015
Climate governance - Monday marked the start of the COP21: a potentially-historic UN summit to tackle climate change. We're watching closely.
Posted 03 Dec 2015
Sub-Saharan Africa - Nearly 75 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are estimated to have paid a bribe in the past year.
Posted 30 Nov 2015
Sport - FIFA and its members need to answer questions about how it spends its billions of dollars of revenue.
Posted 19 Nov 2015
New international standards give clear guidance to governments on what they need to do to clean up lobbying.
Posted 16 Nov 2015
Surveys - 2015 showed that people working together can succeed in the battle against corruption. Although corruption is still rife globally, more countries improved their scores in the 2015 edition of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index than declined.
Defence and security - This year the anti-corruption organization Transparency International will be attending the Munich Security Conference to call for better regulation of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in the context of military conflicts.
Transparency International - Transparency International today launched the sanctioning phase of its Unmask the Corrupt campaign in which the anti-corruption group asked the public to identify the world’s most symbolic cases of grand corruption.
Corruption Watch today launched a mass public awareness and mobilisation campaign, Bua Mzansi, in a bid to ensure that the Office of the Public Protector remains a safely guarded cornerstone of South Africa’s democracy when the new public protector takes office later this year.
Accountability - TI-USA welcomes the introduction of bills by Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) –both titled the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act – that require Treasury/states to collect, maintain and update beneficial ownership information ...
Surveys - Following reports in Albania that have painted a wrong picture of the Corruption Perceptions Index’ methodology, Transparency International would like to clarify how individual country scores are constructed.
Transparency International launched today its annual Corruption Perceptions Index for 2015. Corruption is widespread. However, the number of countries which improved their CPI scores is higher than the number of those whose score decreased. With a rank of 103 out of 168 countries, the Republic of ...
Asset recovery - Transparency International called on the foreign ministers of European Union member states to keep in place EU’s sanctions imposed against the former leaders of Tunisia and Egypt, Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and Hosni Mubarak, and to provide assistance to authorities in Tunisia and Egypt to ...
Civil society - Transparency International, the global organisation leading the fight against corruption, welcomes the announcement by the Honduran government of the creation of the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity (MACCIH), an international body backed by the Organisation of American ...
Surveys - Transparency International will release its 21st annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 5am Berlin time (4am GMT).
اطلع على نتائج مؤشر مُدْرَكات الفساد لعام ٢٠١٥ مرة أخرى… ثلاثة من البلدان العشرة التي حلت في قاع المؤشر الصادر هذا العام تقع في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، وهي العراق، وليبيا، والسودان. إن الصراعات المدمرة الجارية في هذه البلدان وغيرها – مثل سوريا واليمن – تعني حتماً أن أي جهود رامية إلى تقوية المؤسسات والدولة قد […]
Posted on 05 Feb 2016 by Ghada Zughayar
After Norway’s massive public pension fund recently decided to blacklist the Chinese telecoms equipment company ZTE for “gross corruption”, anti-corruption activists are keen to know why they did this and who is next. Investors and regulators who, are sensitive about corruption, want to know more about how corruption impacts companies. They also want to […]
Posted on 01 Feb 2016 by Chris Sanders
En español View the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index results We witnessed two remarkable trends in the Americas in 2015: the uncovering of grand corruption networks and the mass mobilisation of citizens against corruption. It’s no surprise that Brazil – which faced its largest-ever corruption scandal around Petrobras – is this year’s biggest index decliner in the Americas, yet […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Alejandro Salas
Ver los resultados del Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción 2015 Hemos presenciado dos tendencias notables en América durante 2015: por un lado, el descubrimiento de redes de corrupción a gran escala y por otro la movilización masiva de ciudadanos contra la corrupción. No es sorprendente que Brasil —sumido en el mayor escándalo de corrupción […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Alejandro Salas
View the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index results If there was one common challenge to unite the Asia Pacific region, it would be corruption. From campaign pledges to media coverage to civil society forums, corruption dominates discussion. Yet despite all this talk, there’s little sign of action. Between Australia’s slipping scores and North Korea’s predictably disastrous performance, the 2015 […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Srirak Plipat
View the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index results باللغة العربية Once again, three of the bottom 10 countries in this year’s index are from the MENA region – Iraq, Libya and Sudan. The ongoing devastating conflicts in these and other countries, such as Syria and Yemen, inevitably mean that any efforts to strengthen institutions and the state […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Ghada Zughayar
View the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index results While a handful of countries in Europe and Central Asia have improved this year, the general picture across this vast region is one of stagnation. Governments are willing to pass laws addressing corruption, yet enforcing them is a very different matter. Very worrying is the marked deterioration in […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Anne Koch
Voir les résultats de Indice de Perception de la Corruption 2015 En bref En 2015, l’Afrique subsaharienne a été confrontée à une multitude de menaces, allant de l’épidémie d’Ebola à la montée du terrorisme. Sans répit, nous avons vu la corruption exacerber les causes de ces crises et saper les mesures correctives. L’indice de cette […]
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Chantal Uwimana
This week Richard Pound delivered a damning report on corruption at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The former director of the World Anti-Doping Agency cited poor governance and cronyism as the reason corruption took root in international athletics and called for root and branch reform. Pound is a member of the expert advisory panel […]
Posted on 15 Jan 2016 by Deborah Unger