135 / 180i
29 / 100i
While no country in the Asia Pacific region scores a perfect 100, not even New Zealand or Singapore, which both experienced their share of scandals in the last year, our analysis reveals little progress across the region.
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.
Coming from one of the most remote corners of the world, the people of Manus Province seem an unlikely match for the might of logging companies. But they’re not alone.
If REDD+ works, it could slow climate change. To make that happen, climate funds need to take corruption seriously.
Whether it’s the poorest shut out from school, or research skewed by lobbyists, the cost of corruption in education is high.