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Petition to UNGASS 2021

700+ signatories from 120 countries call for an end to the abuse of anonymous companies

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We have one vision, a world free of corruption

Our global movement works in over 100 countries to end the injustice of corruption by promoting transparency, accountability and integrity

What is corruption?

We define corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain.


To end corruption we must first understand it. That’s why we look at what causes corruption and what works against it.


To end corruption, we advocate for power to be held accountable. Everywhere.

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CPI 2020: Global highlights

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Not only does corruption undermine the global health response to COVID-19, but it also contributes to a continuing crisis of democracy.

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Corruption and climate vulnerability – a devasting relationship

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A to-do list for divided times

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Hungary’s rule of law backsliding continues amidst the COVID-19 crisis

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Morocco: Glaring gaps revealed by response to the coronavirus pandemic

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What we have done so far

People helped to report corruption worldwide through our Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs).
Countries signed the United Nations Convention Against Corruption that we helped establish.
Companies worldwide committed to stop corruption as a result of our corporate sustainability initiative.
World leaders listened to our call and included corruption in Sustainable Development Goal 16.