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Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Libertad Ciudadana

Urbanización Nuevo Paitilla, Calle 59E, Dúplex no. 25, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá

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Corruption Perceptions Index

Scoring 180 countries around the world, the Corruption Perceptions Index is the leading global indicator of public sector corruption.

Panama has a score of 35 this year, with a change of -1 since last year, meaning it ranks 108 out of 180 countries.

Find out about key corruption issues in Panama in CPI 2022 for the Americas: Fertile ground for criminal networks and human rights abuses

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Global Corruption Barometer

Since its debut in 2003, the Global Corruption Barometer has surveyed the experiences of everyday people confronting corruption around the world. Through our barometer, tens of thousands of people around the globe are asked about their views and experiences, making it the only worldwide public opinion survey on corruption.

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Percentage of people who thought corruption increased in the previous 12 months*


Percentage of public service users paid a bribe in the previous 12 months*

*Since the most recent publication of the GCB - Latin America and The Caribbean - 10th Edition - 2019

Our activity in Panama

A man holds a sign reading "No more corruption" during a protest in El Salvador.

CPI 2021 for the Americas: A region in crisis

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With no progress on an average score of 43 out of 100 for the third consecutive year, the countries of the Americas are paralyzed in the fight against corruption. Despite…

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Clean Money in Elections


The CME project aims to make political financing transparent, combatting undue influence in public policy and promoting equal opportunities for women candidates.


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