Transparency International - Transparency International Secretariat together with Transparency International UK are holding a joint workshop at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in Paris.
Posted 08 Dec 2016
Civil society - The 17th IACC with the theme Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust concluded on 4 December in Panama City.
Posted 05 Dec 2016
Whistleblowing - Victor Van Wulfen, an Air Force Pilot, blew the whistle and faced retribution. He talks about his experience as a whistleblower.
Posted 24 Nov 2016
Whistleblowing - To stop corruption and other types of wrongdoing we need to ensure that whistleblowers get the appropriate protection and support!
Posted 18 Nov 2016
In our new report we spoke to nearly 60,000 citizens in Europe and Central Asia about their daily experiences with corruption.
Posted 15 Nov 2016
South Africa - A new report on state capture shows how South Africa’s leadership is compromised.
Posted 03 Nov 2016
Law enforcement - Six months after the Panama Papers, how has the territory behind 50 per cent of the scandal’s shell companies reacted?
Posted 14 Oct 2016
Surveys - Transparency International will release its 22nd annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 at 5am Berlin time (4am GMT). The Corruption Perceptions Index is the leading global indicator of public sector corruption, offering a yearly snapshot of the relative degree of ...
Law enforcement - Transparency International today calls on the national prosecutors of 9 Latin American countries and two African countries to ask US, Brazilian and Swiss prosecutors to share the evidence in their $2.6 billion settlement with Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. This information can be used to ...
Transparency International condemns attack on Honduras chapter Board Member which killed a bodyguard
Civil society - Transparency International strongly condemns the killing of Geovany Rolando Calderón during an assassination attempt on Jorge Machado, a Board Member of Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa, Transparency International’s national chapter in Honduras, and a member of the Special Commission for ...
Humanitarian assistance - Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation, called today on the Somali government, donor agencies and humanitarian agencies to take critical steps to address corruption in the delivery of aid to ensure humanitarian assistance reaches those most in need in southern Somalia.
Whistleblowing - Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, calls for the LuxLeaks whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet as well as the journalist Edouard Perrin to be exonerated.
Humanitarian assistance - Transparency International, the anti-corruption organisation, together with Humanitarian Outcomes will publish a report on 13 December examining the main corruption risks in humanitarian operations in southern Somalia.
Miscellaneous - Transparency International-Cyprus organized an event today, for the International Anti-Corruption Day.
17 International Anti-Corruption Conference: The time for justice, equity, security and trust is now
Civil society - The 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) with the theme Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust concluded today in Panama City with a call for people all over the world to come together with activists, governments, business and the media to defeat corruption and hold them to ...
Media - El primer lugar fue concedido a "Fueron los Federales", acerca de los crímenes de Apatzingán, de la periodista Laura Castellanos, de México. La investigación desbarató la versión oficial sobre la muerte de 16 personas en un supuesto "fuego cruzado" en Apatzingán, Michoacán, en enero del ...
Politics and government - At the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Panama, the 13 prosecutors of the Carwash Operation said today they are ready to resign if the Senate and the President approve the recent Congress bill that limits their independence.
Ukraine said it planned to confiscate $290 million of assets believed to be stolen through corruption in 2016. So far they’ve recovered and returned to state budget just $5,683. While that’s a tiny improvement from $3,813 recovered last year, it shows the struggling country has a long way to go before it can successfully recover […]
Posted on 16 Dec 2016 by Chris Sanders
The tension between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has never been greater than this year, when WADA recommended a ban on all Russian athletes from participating in the Rio Olympic Games, only to have the IOC reject that position. This points to a fundamental challenge for the relationship between […]
Posted on 09 Dec 2016 by Catherine Ordway
Opening up government data to fight corruption has been a stated aim for many Open Government Partnership members. When data is open by default information is easier to work with, investigate, understand and leverage to combat corruption. With open data, released according to agreed standards, people have a key means to hold their institutions and […]
Posted on 09 Dec 2016 by Robin Hodess
Two years ago, the leading German pharmaceutical company, Boehringer Ingelheim, applied to Slovak authorities for its new anti-diabetes drug, Synjardy, to be covered by health insurance. Drug manufacturers are keen for their medicine to be covered since it would reduce its price and therefore could sell more. Boehringer estimated in its application that within four […]
Posted on 09 Dec 2016 by Gabriel Sipos
You arrive in a new city on a rainy day and check into your top floor hotel room, only to find the roof is leaking. When the receptionist comes to check, he looks up and says, “I don’t see what the problem is, madam. There is clearly more roof than holes on average.” This has […]
Posted on 05 Dec 2016 by Shruti Shah
Georgians are getting the message: elections are important and tampering with the process has consequences. This year, there were fewer violations, leading to a cleaner election. It was hard work, however. From when the election process started in June to when people went to the polls on 8 October, Transparency International Georgia was on the […]
Posted on 28 Nov 2016 by Levan Natroshvili
Last week the world changed with the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. In Marrakesh this week the first Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA1) had intended to consolidate commitments to keep global temperature rise below 2o Celsius and limit it even further to 1.5o. Instead, the spectre […]
Posted on 18 Nov 2016 by Gareth Sweeney
After resigning from Panama’s official effort to clean up its financial sector, Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and transparency expert Mark Pieth have come out with their own independent report. And it’s a good one. Overcoming the Shadow Economy moves the focus away from Panama itself, to tackle the global problem of secrecy and its […]
Posted on 15 Nov 2016 by Max Heywood
When Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on 5 October, the fields where crops were grown were washed away; houses were flattened like cardboard boxes and hundreds of people were killed. The number of dead is now close to 1000 and cholera is once again a fatal danger on our shores. UNICEF says more than 600,000 […]
Posted on 11 Nov 2016 by Marilyn Allien
One of the best-known data points in the anti-corruption field is the estimate from Global Financial Integrity that US$ 1.1 trillion in proceeds of corruption, crime and tax evasion are taken from developing countries every year and invested in Western banks, real estate, and luxury goods. The volume of illicit financial flows is higher than […]
Posted on 18 Oct 2016 by Alesia Nahirny