Asset recovery - TI Chair José Ugaz visited Ukraine and discussed anti-corruption efforts with Ukrainian leaders.
Posted 10 Jun 2016
Politics and government - The London summit tackled key corruption problems, including corrupt financial flows, public contracting, health and sport.
Posted 12 May 2016
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
Civil society - Transparencia Venezuela demands the immediate release of Francisco Márquez and Gabriel San Miguel, two young men who were illegally detained by members of the Bolivarian National Guard, when they were on their way to organise a signature verification process in the state of Cojedes.
Land management - Fern and Transparency International (TI) welcome the European Parliament resolution adopted on 7 June 2016, calling on the European Union (EU) to halt its support to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.
Transparency International chapters in the Caribbean plan to work together to share their expertise and experience across the region and form the Transparency International Caribbean Network.
Asset recovery - "The people of Nigeria are suffering from the economic downturn. They need to know that the government is using all of its resources to benefit public services. This requires a serious crackdown on corruption, as well as transparency when it comes to how recovered stolen assets will be used. Words ...
Transparency International - Transparency International is pleased to announce that Alexander Papachristou has joined the Secretariat (TI-S) as Special Legal Counsel.
Whistleblowing - Alors que le projet de loi anticorruption dit « Sapin 2 » vient d’être adopté en première lecture à l’Assemblée Nationale hier soir, les ONG appellent le gouvernement et le Parlement à reprendre la rédaction de la définition du lanceur d’alerte pour répondre à l’ambition ...
Civil society - Given the tense situation in Port Moresby, the 10th Transparency International Papua New Guinea’s Walk against Corruption, scheduled for 12 June in Port Moresby, Kokopo and Lae is postponed to 19th June.
Civil society - Transparency International strongly condemns recent intimidation attempts against members and advisors of the Special Commission for the Restructuring and Purging of the National Police and calls on the government of Honduras to take urgent steps to protect civil society members of the commission.
Education - The first seminar on "Corruption, Transparency and Education" was held on May 28, 2016 at the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus by Transparency International-Cyprus (TI-C).
Politics and government - Transparency International calls on the government of Brazil to thoroughly investigate allegations that the minister for Transparency, Monitoring and Control (MTMC) tried to influence the course of the Petrobras corruption investigations
Michel Sapin, the French Minister of Finance, promised to deliver a comprehensive anti-corruption law that included protection for those courageous enough to speak out against corruption and malpractice. The minister set the bar high when he said that the law should “cover all possible situations… and here, I obviously think of situations like the one […]
Posted on 20 Jun 2016 by Anja Osterhaus
Putting Egypt’s top auditor on trial sends a clear message: the Egyptian government is waging a war. Not against corruption but against those who fight against it. When President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi came to power in 2013, he made fighting corruption a top priority; “There should be full trust in the monitoring bodies and their […]
Posted on 10 Jun 2016 by Marwa Fatafta
How is it possible for the extended family of Russian politicians and civil servants to get a $6.5 million apartment situated in the Moscow equivalent of millionaires’ row? That was the question that came to mind when we started investigating 15 Starovolynskaya Street and the Rogozin family. Dmitry Rogozin is Deputy Prime Minister and in charge of the Ministry […]
Posted on 31 May 2016 by Ilya Shumanov
On 13 May at the first FIFA Congress since he was elected president of football’s world governing body, Gianni Infantino claimed FIFA was over its corruption crisis. He also announced the appointment of someone outside football as the new general secretary, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura from Senegal, a former businesswoman who has worked in various senior posts […]
Posted on 20 May 2016 by Deborah Unger
The bark of the mukula tree has medicinal properties, the outer wood is prized for furniture and flooring, and the dense core is valuable to Chinese rifle manufacturers. With hundreds or thousands of dollars packed into each plant, mukula forests represent a gold mine for Zambia. But an entrenched web of corruption ensures only powerful […]
Posted on 20 May 2016 by Susan Kirimania
The massive leak dubbed the Panama Papers has given the UK Anti-Corruption Summit on May 12 an unexpected boost. Those coming to the summit, now including the U.S., are lining up to make announcements about the steps they are taking to tackle corruption and specifically financial secrecy. On Thursday the Obama Administration announced a series […]
Posted on 09 May 2016 by Shruti Shah
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