Global Corruption Report 2004: Political Corruption

Filed under - Politics and government

Global Corruption Report published 25 March 2004
Image of publication cover

The 2004 edition of the Global Corruption Report focuses on corruption in the political process and on the insidious impact of corrupt politics on public life in societies across the globe. It includes a special section on political corruption with expert reports on the regulation of political finance worldwide, the practice of vote buying, barriers to transparency in the arms and oil sectors as well as efforts to repatriate wealth looted by politicians.

Download the report | View online

Translations: RU   FR   ES  


  • p. 150 Endnote 1 states that Néstor Kirchner disclosed 0.2 per cent of his campaign costs. This figure should be 20 per cent.
  • p. 13 Ferdinand Marcos was President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986.

Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Asset recovery   |   Politics and government   |   Private sector   
Tags - Political parties financing   |   Political finance   |   Voters   |   Political Funding   |   political corruption   |   Vote buying   

True stories

Future of hope

Bright and studious, Balkissa dreams of studying medicine after she’s finished school. But the future hasn’t always looked like this. Read the story

Who is to blame?

After a fatal fire at a nursery, despair turned to anger. Reports emerged that the state-funded nursery was privately run by the wives of two local ...Read the story