The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Latin America & Caribbean highlights the disproportionate effect that corruption has on women and a significant lack of political integrity among government leaders.Read More
To counter crime and corruption, law enforcement authorities around the world need to be able to swiftly uncover the identities of the real owners of companies. Transparency International argues that public registers of beneficial ownership should be the norm.
"Fake news" has become a major threat to public trust in democracy and news media outlets over the past years. The fight against corruption is also affected.
Globally, approximately 120 countries have right to information laws. In some countries, these laws are top notch, but in others, the laws either don’t exist or need significant improvements. On International Right to Know Day, citizens are speaking out around the world to demand greater accountability from government. But are most people even aware of their right to request information in the first place?
The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Latin America and the Caribbean is an important step for understanding how corruption affects women. For the first time, the GCB highlights data on sexual extortion, or sextortion, one of the most significant forms of gendered corruption. It also presents new data on women’s experiences of bribery.
The Global Corruption Barometer - Latin America and the Caribbean reveals a worrying lack of political integrity, especially around electoral processes.
Cases of corruption rarely seem to be out of the news in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the last few years alone, several high profile cases have sent shockwaves through the region. Momentum has been building against corruption in the region, giving hope that that after decades of inaction things are changing across the region.
Around the world, buying property is a favourite method for the corrupt to launder their ill-gotten gains. However, there are concrete measures that make it significantly more difficult for the corrupt to stash their dirty money in real estate.
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When they deliberate over amendments to the global wildlife trade regime, CoP18 must address impunity for illegal timber trafficking in Africa as a matter of high priority.
A series of bi-lateral meetings and a proposed trade agreement present an opportunity for the US to promote rule of law and an independent judiciary in Mongolia.
A community in Sierra Leone has created powerful short videos documenting their experiences of corruption, forced evictions and a botched resettlement programme at the hands of a multinational diamond mining company.
Supervisory and justice systems should be transparent and accountable so that the public can assess their performance.
Global Corruption Barometer – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, reveals that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country. Fifty-nine per cent of people think their government is doing badly at tackling corruption.
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Transparency International is extremely concerned by the dismissal of 17 judges in Mongolia last week. The Mongolian parliament should fully implement the joint recommendations issued by UN Special Rapporteurs in May.
The not-guilty verdict issued in Panama on Friday in the trial of former president Ricardo Martinelli shows the extent of the judicial crisis in the country.
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The citizenship- and residency-by investment programmes, commonly known as golden visas, offered by some EU Member States have repeatedly sparked controversy. A joint report by Transparency International and Global Witness analyses these schemes.
The Global Corruption Barometer is the only worldwide public opinion survey on views and experiences of corruption.