Open data and the fight against corruption in Brazil

Filed under - Access to information

Report published 23 February 2017
Image of publication cover

The purpose of this report is to assess the extent to which Brazil is meeting its commitments to fighting corruption by applying and implementing the principles and actions set out in the G20 Principles, which were adopted as a first step towards leveraging open data as a crucial tool to enable a culture of transparency and accountability in order to address corruption. This is one of five reports; others have been compiled for France, Germany, Indonesia and South Africa.

Download the report





Country / Territory - Brazil   
Region - Americas   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Politics and government   |   Technology   
Tags - Open data policies   |   Open government   |   Open data   |   G20 Anti-Corruption Open Data Principles   |   Web Foundation   

True stories

Keeping schools clean

The head teacher and governing body chair of a school in Soweto, South Africa were accused of stealing public funds. With the help of local ...Read the story

Ghost Politics

Eager for change, residents in a Guatemalan town voted in a local politician promising big things. But a year into his leadership, nothing had ...Read the story