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Bribe Payers Index 2011: What is happening in defence?

Mark Pyman , Director of Transparency International’s Defence and Security Programme, discusses contradictory research in the defence sector. The new 2011 Bribe Payers Index (BPI) was published last week and throws up some interesting findings. Bribery seems to be prevalent in almost all sectors and there seems to be little improvements overall in controlling it since […]

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Corruption and the arms trade

This post has been written by Tobias Bock, Project Officer with Transparency International’s Defence and Security Programme. The one hundred and ninety two states of the United Nations spent last week negotiating a UN treaty to regulate the international arms trade. The Treaty’s purpose is “To elaborate a legally binding instrument on the highest possible […]

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