Annual report 2011

Filed under - Transparency International

Posted 12 July 2012
lead image

It was the year when the fight against corruption hit the headlines, and stayed there.

In 2011, demonstrations unfurled across the world – from the Middle East to Wall Street – demanding leadership that was accountable, fair and just. Calls for financial transparency grew, as instability continued to rock global markets, and corruption scandals emerged from international corporations. And the drive for open government took on new momentum, propelled by rapid developments in mobile technology.

A lot can happen in 12 months.

Transparency International is active in more than 100 countries, and our Annual Report provides a snapshot of how we tackled corruption in 2011. From sports cars seized in Paris to the fight for transparency in climate finance, it’s a record of how we grew, how we developed, and how we moved closer to achieving the aims laid out in our Strategy 2015.

Our activities, like our movement, were diverse. We engaged the youth in the fight against corruption – from an international summer school in Lithuania to student competitions in Palestine – and called on global leaders to end impunity for asset theft. We safeguarded billions of dollars of public money through integrity pacts in procurement, and helped communities develop new techniques to uphold their rights – from social audits to social media, from street theatre to filmmaking.

Underpinning all of these efforts was our vision: a world in which politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. Find out how we’re turning it into a reality.

Related content

Press contact(s):

Chris Sanders
Manager, Media and Public Relations
press@transparency.org
+49 30 3438 20666

Country / Territory - International   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Advocacy   |   Asset recovery   |   Civil society   |   Climate governance   |   Conventions   |   Defence and security   |   Education   |   Environment   |   Financial markets   |   Forestry   |   Gender   |   Governance   |   Health   |   Human rights   |   Humanitarian assistance   |   Intergovernmental bodies   |   Judiciary   |   Land management   |   Law enforcement   |   Media   |   Oil and gas   |   Organised crime   |   Politics and government   |   Poverty and development   |   Private sector   |   Public procurement   |   Public services   |   Sport   |   Transparency International   |   Water   |   Whistleblowing   
Tags - Annual Report   |   TI Strategy 2015   |   Slideshow   

By leaving a comment, you acknowledge the terms of use for our comments board.

Stay informed

Related news

19
Oct
2014

José Ugaz elected chair of Transparency International

José Ugaz was today elected chair of the board of Transparency International, the global anti-corruption organisation present in more than 100 ...

19
Oct
2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Transparency Internationals new leadership meets the press TODAY at 1330 in Berlin

Transparency International's new leadership will be available to the media discuss the anti-corruption group's future this afternoon at 1.30 pm at ...

New leadership at Transparency International

The Transparency International movement has elected new leaders: José Ugaz as chair and Elena Panfilova as vice-chair.

Related publications

Publication cover image

Real lives, true stories

As many as two in three people worldwide believe that ordinary citizens can make a difference in the fight against corruption. Whether it’s taking ...

Report published – Aug 2014

Publication cover image

Anti-Corruption Kit: 15 ideas for young activists

When it comes to fighting corruption, many young people are already making a big difference to the communities and countries they live in. But for ...

Report published – Aug 2014