Media Advisory: Transparency International to release 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index on 29 January 2019

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat



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Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation fighting corruption worldwide, will release its 24th annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 06:01 CET (00:01 EST)

Transparency International’s flagship research product, the Corruption Perceptions Index is the leading global indicator of public-sector corruption, offering an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption. The index for 2018 ranks 180 countries and territories drawing on 13 expert assessments and surveys of businesspeople. 

Additional analysis of the 2018 results explores the relationship between corruption and the global crisis in democracy.  

 

2018 Corruption Perceptions Index

29 January 2019

06:01 CET

Available online at www.transparency.org/cpi/

 

Media interviews with a global, regional or thematic focus can be arranged in Arabic, English, French, Russian and Spanish from the Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin. For national enquiries, please contact the appropriate Transparency International chapter. US enquiries should be directed to the Secretariat. 

Embargoed results and supporting materials including methodology, graphics, videos and global and regional analyses will be available in advance of 29 January. Please email press@transparency.org. Please include your name, outlet, and country in your request. 

For more information about the index, visit: www.transparency.org/research/cpi/overview  


For any press enquiries please contact

Michael Hornsby 
E: press@transparency.org
T: +49 30 34 38 20 666

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