Policy Position No. 01/2009: Standards on Political Funding and Favours

Filed under - Politics and government

Policy position published 1 January 2009
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When corruption distorts political party and campaign financing, candidate competition is warped, elections are undermined and the quality of government is compromised. This paper sets forth standards to ensure that elected politicians make decisions in the broader public interest and not to the benefit of those that funded their ascent to power.

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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Accountability   |   Politics and government   
Tags - Elections   |   Political Funding   |   Politicians   

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