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What are the prospects for FIFA reform?

By Roger Pielke, Jr. a professor at the University of Colorado. This post is based on a recent paper “How Can FIFA be Held Accountable?” which will be presented at the 2011 Play the Game conference in Cologne in October. Roger blogs at http://leastthing.blogspot.com In 1983, upon learning that that the 1986 World Cup was […]

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Impunity or Justice – what will exiled leaders find returning to Haiti?

Marilyn Allien, head of La Fondation Heritage pour Haiti (LFHH), the Transparency International chapter in Haiti, reflects on what the return of former president Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier after 25 years in exile means for Haiti. Truly, we in Haiti are having a very hard time digesting this event and what it means for governance […]

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Calling all researchers of corruption

Today more and more students and academics are studying the causes and impact of corruption. But have you ever wondered where you can find out about the latest and best in corruption research from all disciplines and regions of the world? Have you written something you think your peers would be interested to read? Launched […]

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Transparency: A Key to Jumpstart MDG Progress

Time is not on the side of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of development promises made by world leaders in 2000 on everything from education to the environment.  There are only another five years left to meet the ambitious targets, which include halving the number of people living on less than US$ 1 […]

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Leading the fight against corruption in the Asia Pacific region

How does successful fighting corruption in the region Asia Pacific look like? This key question was at the centre of today’s Transparency International Asia Pacific Regional Programme Meeting. 15 years ago, when corruption was perceived to be the oil that made economy work, asking such question in a public forum held at the parliament house […]

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On the Spot: TI Chair Huguette Labelle in East Africa

I’ve been to Africa many times. I’ve visited cities and huts, met with heads of state and shared meals with local communities, but this was a special trip. It was the first time since being elected to head of our international anti-corruption movement that I am travelling to the region. With this in mind, I […]

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