Corruption Perceptions Index 2017


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A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.


82 / 100

A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

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No hay cambios en las percepciones pese a los avances en América

En los últimos años, América Latina y el Caribe lograron adelantos significativos en la lucha contra la corrupción. En muchos países de la región existen ahora leyes y mecanismos para contrarrestar este fenómeno, las investigaciones legales están avanzando y los movimientos ciudadanos anticorrupción han incrementado. Sin embargo, de acuerdo con el Índice de Percepción de la Corrupción (IPC) 2017, la región continúa con bajos puntajes.

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​ The UN Convention Against Corruption as a Legal Basis for Extradition

Perceptions remain unchanged despite progress in the Americas

In the last few years, Latin America and the Carribbean made great strides in the fight against corruption. Laws and mechanisms exist to curb corruption, while legal investigations are advancing and citizen anti-corruption movements are growing in many countries across the region. However, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017, the region continues to score poorly for corruption. How can we explain this contradiction?

Unearthing corruption risks in mining approvals

From resource-rich West Africans nations, to the mining giants of the Pacific and North America, every time a government signs a deal to allow mining of its natural resources there are corruption risks – no matter where that country is.

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Financial incentives for whistleblowers

Combatting corruption in mining approvals

Secret companies allow corrupt cash to flood the biggest real estate markets

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Anti-corruption and transparency provisions in trade agreements

Doors wide open: corruption and real estate in four key markets

Exporting corruption, progress report 2015: assessing enforcement of the OECD Convention

Exportar corrupción: reporte de avance 2015: evaluación de la aplicación de la Convención OCDE

Exporting corruption: Progress report 2014: Assessing enforcement of the OECD Convention on Combatin

Stop watering down anti-corruption legislation – part two

A US court ruling could weaken a new law requiring extractives firms to publish information about each country where they operate.

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