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We don’t currently have a chapter in the United States but we do have a Transparency International office based in Washington, D.C.

Contact information

Transparency International U.S. Office
c/o Open Gov Hub
1100 13th St NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC
20005

Email
info-us@transparency.org
Website
https://us.transparency.org/

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Corruption Perceptions Index

2021 Rank

27/180

2021 Score

67/100

Since its inception in 1995, the Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International’s flagship research product, has become the leading global indicator of public sector corruption. The index offers an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption by ranking countries and territories from all over the globe. In 2012, Transparency International revised the methodology used to construct the index to allow for comparison of scores from one year to the next.

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Our activity in United States

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…

Illustration of money flows from a low-income country with high levels of corruption to an advanced economy

CPI 2021: Trouble at the top

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The 2021 CPI shows that top-scoring countries’ complacency has been detrimental not only to global anti-corruption efforts but also to their own affairs.

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