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Corruption Perceptions Index 2019

The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people.

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La trasparenza ai tempi del Coronavirus

La necessità di trasparenza e responsabilità va oltre gli stessi sistemi sanitari.

Em tempos como este, transparência é mais importante do que nunca

A necessidade de transparência e responsabilização vai muito além dos sistemas de saúde propriamente ditos.

Corrupción y coronavirus

Sin embargo, los brotes pandémicos como el que vivimos actualmente con el COVID-19, exponen las deficiencias de nuestros sistemas de salud, especialmente los potenciales riesgos y oportunidades de corrupción -la corrupción puede disminuir la capacidad de respuesta a la pandemia y privar de asistencia sanitaria a muchas comunidades.

En tiempos como este, la transparencia y la integridad importan más que nunca

Sin embargo, la necesidad de transparencia y rendición de cuentas va más allá de los propios sistemas de salud.

في أوقات كهذه نحتاج للشفافية أكثر مما مضى

لكن الحاجة إلى الشفافية والمساءلة تتجاوز فقط فرضها على الأنظمة الصحية.

Corruption and the Coronavirus

As communities around the world face an unprecedented global health crisis with the rapid spread of the coronavirus or COVID19 pandemic, our governments’ first priority should be promoting our health and safety.

Clearing the smokescreen: The deadly consequences of undue influence

New investigations reveal back-room deals and secretive campaigns involving the tobacco industry are far from being a thing of the past.

The deafening silence around sextortion

Sextortion happens when people are coerced into paying a bribe with sexual acts rather than money. Sexual extortion is a common but largely invisible form of corruption.

Legally sanctioned lying: A moment of truth for the Czech Republic?

A court in Prague struck a blow to civil society in the Czech Republic on Friday, ruling in favour of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš in a libel suit brought by TI Czech Republic.

Next week governments can take a step to close down secrecy jurisdictions. Will they?

National financial regulators attending the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary in Paris 16 – 21 February have the opportunity to significantly reduce money laundering, corruption and terror financing. They must not squander the opportunity.

Why don’t the victims of bribery share in the record-breaking Airbus settlement?

Last Friday, French, UK and US authorities announced that Airbus would pay record penalties for foreign bribery. Notably absent in the agreements are any plans to share the penalty payment with the countries where the company was paying bribes.

The G20 must put human rights and the public interest at the heart of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic

We welcome the announcement of a G20 extraordinary virtual Summit on the COVID-19 pandemic and urge G20 leaders to guarantee access to information, civic space and media freedom and transparency around decision-making in their response.

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New report finds sexual extortion ignored, under-reported and unpunished worldwide

A new report from Transparency International provides a comprehensive overview of sexual extortion as a form of corruption and highlights examples from around the world, including cases in schools, police stations, immigration centres, court houses, refugee camps and many other places. The analysis also examines existing laws and reporting mechanisms and provides a list of gaps, challenges and recommendations.

Seizure of dos Santos assets in Portugal welcome step, but judicial cooperation with Angola must continue

The decision to freeze all of dos Santos’s assets in Portugal is an important step towards justice.

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