Runaway Bay Declaration: Towards curbing corruption in the Americas

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat



Translations: ES


We, Transparency International’s twenty National Chapters and Contacts in the Americas in cooperation with the Americas Department at the Secretariat represented by 35 participants at the 2012 Americas Regional Meeting in Runaway Bay, Jamaica, commit to maximise our efforts and focus regional action to curb corruption together with citizens and relevant actors and networks by working towards:

Poder Ciudadano
Argentina

Transparencia Bolivia
Bolivia

Amarribo
Brazil

Transparency International Canada
Canada

Chile Transparente
Chile

Transparencia por Colombia
Colombia

Participación Ciudadana
Dominican Republic

Fundación Nacional para el Desarrollo
El Salvador

Acción Ciudadana
Guatemala

Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc
Guyana

Asociación para una Sociedad Más Justa
Honduras

National Integrity Action
Jamaica

Transparencia Mexicana
Mexico

Grupo Cívico Ética y Transparencia
Nicaragua

Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Libertad Ciudadana
Panama

Proética
Peru

Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute
Trinidad and Tobago

Transparency International USA
United States

Uruguay Transparente
Uruguay

Transparencia Venezuela
Venezuela


For any press enquiries please contact

Natalie Baharav
Communications Department
T. + 49 30 343820 667
E. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Latest

Support Transparency International

The terrible consequences of police corruption in South Africa

What do we do when those mandated to protect us are serving other interests than public safety and security? In South Africa, police corruption leaves the public exposed to high rates of crime, and causes distrust of the police service while allowing crime to flourish.

Why do DRC citizens report such high levels of corruption?

People's experiences with corruption in the DRC are far worse than in most other African countries. Why is corruption so prevalent in the DRC, why is bribery so commonplace and why do two thirds of citizens feel powerless?

Is Mauritius at a tipping point in the fight against corruption?

According to the latest GCB for Africa, very few Mauritians who accessed public services, like health care and education, had to pay a bribe for those services. But given recent scandals, citizens still see certain groups and institutions as corrupt.

Countries must be more transparent when investigating transnational corruption

Supervisory and justice systems should be transparent and accountable so that the public can assess their performance.

Resilient institutions

Reducing corruption is an important component of the sustainable development agenda, and one that all state parties have an obligation to address. Although corruption is often thought of as a ‘third-world problem’, institutions in the Global North play an important role in the corruption cycle, and are therefore an essential part of the solutions.

In whose interest? Political integrity and corruption in Africa

What accounts for the wide disparity in peoples’ perceptions of the integrity of elected representatives in different countries? In this piece, we will to look at various forms of political corruption, how they manifest in African countries and what can be done to promote political integrity.

Cidadãos opinam sobre a corrupção em África

A décima edição do Barómetro Global de Corrupção (GCB) – África revela que embora a maioria das pessoas na África acreditem que os níveis de corrupção aumentaram no seu país, elas também se sentem otimistas, pois acreditam que os cidadãos podem fazer a diferença no combate à corrupção.

Les citoyens africains expriment leur opinion sur la corruption

La 10e édition du Baromètre mondial de la corruption – Afrique révèle que la plupart des Africains pensent que la corruption a augmenté dans leur pays, mais aussi que la majorité d’entre eux s’estiment capables, en tant que citoyens, de changer la donne dans la lutte contre la corruption.

Global Corruption Barometer - Africa 2019

The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa reveals that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country. 59 per cent of people think their government is doing badly at tackling corruption.

Citizens speak out about corruption in Africa

The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, reveals that while most people in Africa feel corruption increased in their country, a majority also feel optimistic that they can make a difference in the fight against corruption.

Social Media

Follow us on Social Media