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Chile must reform political party financing laws

The timing couldn’t be better. The Chilean Congress is debating much-needed changes to the laws governing party political finances just as charges were formally made against two high-profile businesspeople for allegedly using fake receipts to fund Chile’s opposition party, the Independent Democratic Union in 2013. Several other former politicians, public officials and businesspeople have also […]

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Hungry for results: A new crusade in Mexico and its need for transparency and accountability

This blog post was written by Paola Palacios, Programme Coordinator of the Initiative for the Institutional Strengthening of Social Programmes (IPRO) and Monserrat Hernández, Project Consultant for IPRO at Transparencia Mexicana, the National Chapter of Transparency International in Mexico. Mexico is the second biggest economy in Latin America and growing steadily. Yet, despite its economic […]

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4 Oportunidades y 4 Desafíos para El Gobierno Abierto en América Latina

Adaptado del discurso de Zoë Reiter, Gerente de Programas Regionales de Transparency International, en la Reunión Regional de Gobierno Abierto (OGP) en Santiago, Chile el 10 de Enero  de 2013. El discurso completo puede encontrarse aquí. En términos generales, sabemos que el año que recién termino fue un año positivo en muchos aspectos. Importantes indicadores […]

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Open Government Partnership: From openness to transparency?

Spanish version / ver en español The following is adapted from a speech by Elisabeth Ungar, Member of Transparency International’s Board of Directors and Executive Director of Transparencia por Colombia, at the Open Government Partnership‘s annual meeting in Brasilia on 15 April 2012. The full speech is available here. I hope that the Open Government […]

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Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto: De la apertura a la transparencia

Ver en inglés / English version Adaptado del discurso de Elisabeth Ungar, Miembro del Directorio de Transparency International y Directora Ejecutiva de Transparencia por Colombia, en la reunión anual de la Sociedad de Gobierno Abierto en Brasilia el 15 de Abril de 2012. El discurso completo puede encontrarse aquí. Esperamos que la Alianza para el […]

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TI Chair Huguette Labelle with Chilean President Sebastian Piñera

TI Chair Huguette Labelle speaks about building transparency

TI Chair Huguette Labelle was in Chile this week to gave the keynote speech at an international seminar on “Transparency as Modernization of the State” (the video is first in Spanish, then in English).

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