Stopping corruption in Afghanistan: From Promises to Action

Stopping corruption in Afghanistan: From Promises to Action

People want change in Afghanistan. They want an end to corruption and a commitment to security. Is that too much to ask?

 

The international community is meeting in Brussels to seal a new four-year deal worth US$12 billion for Afghanistan, a country ranking 166 out of 168 on Transparency International’s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index.

It is estimated that an eighth of all the money that goes to Afghanistan is lost to corruption. This must change.

From Promises to Action: Navigating Afghanistan's Anti-corruption Commitments, a new report from Transparency International, assesses Afghanistan’s progress on anti-corruption. The resounding conclusion is not enough has been made, but there are key steps that can be taken now.

Find and download the full report here

These are the top recommendations that Afghanistan and the donor community must commit to:

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