Global Corruption Report 2008: Corruption in the water sector

Filed under - Water

Global Corruption Report published 25 June 2008
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Transparency International’s flagship publication, the Global Corruption Report, sets out to explore how corruption corrodes the foundations of our societies and to suggest what we can do to reverse this course. In 2008 the report tackles the crucial issue of the water sector, examining how the failure to govern this essential life resource more transparently and accountably has an enormous price – both today and for future generations.

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Errata

  • p. 99: the Itá dam is in Brazil, not Uruguay
  • p. 313 should read: In Uruguay fewer than 10 per cent of the population were asked to pay a bribe in the twelve months preceding the interview.


Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Governance   |   Water   

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