Intergovernmental bodies - Corruption around the world is facilitated by the ability to launder and hide proceeds derived from the abuse of power, bribery and secret deals. Dirty money enters the financial system and is given the semblance of originating from a legitimate source, often by using corporate vehicles offering ...
Transparency International - Some countries and organisations worship before the monolith of corruption. Others resignedly capitulate to it. Regardless, many believe that the gears of the marketplace and government can't turn without a little grease. Don't count Peter Eigen in that number.
Accountability - Huguette Labelle, Chair of Transparency International, delivered the keynote speech at the 2014 Caribbean Conference, with the theme "Towards a Corruption-Free Caribbean: Ethics, Values, and Morality"
Politics and government - Ukrainians want those in power and their accomplices who used their positions to pillage the public coffers held to account, and measures taken around the globe to make sure this cannot happen again.
Transparency International - Our Chair Huguette Labelle's opening speech from the 8 November conference – 'On transparency' – that marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of Transparency International.
Civil society - Civil society in Russia is currently facing a very real dilemma that could threaten its future existence, something that could also impact the G8 agenda, given that Russia takes over the presidency next year.
Civil society - Russians are becoming increasingly active in the country’s social arena. It remains to be seen whether this emerging culture of civic participation will sit comfortably with existing governance structures.
Judiciary - With reports that the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives could run for up to six months, valid concerns have been raised about the availability of jurors for such a lengthy period.
Politics and government - Italians face the spectacle of continued political gridlock with the old elites, many tainted by corruption scandals, still holding the balance of power. Italians clearly rejected austerity, but what did they gain?
Politics and government - Contrario a lo que dice una frase coloquial, la corrupción no está en nuestros genes. La mecánica de la corrupción funciona exactamente igual en México que en África subsahariana o en el norte de Europa o en cualquier parte del mundo.