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New technologies for more accountability: Watch the Transparency Works conference

Our chapter in Lithuania in cooperation with the Sunlight Foundation held an international conference that brings together IT developers and NGOs to talk about online transparency initiatives, public monitoring of and citizen engagement in democratic processes from March 29-30. The event featured around 30 international speakers from more than 20 countries exchanging ideas about how […]

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Addressing the challenges in cross-border corruption

Now, I’m writing to you from Chinese SAR Macau where the 4th conference of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA) ended yesterday. With governments having taken the critical step taken of adopting an UNCAC review mechanism last year in Doha, I was curious to know just how this would impact on this forum. Independent anti-corruption […]

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Enforcing foreign bribery: notes on some of the key issues

Gillian Dell, Programme Manager for Transparency International’s programme on international anti-corruption conventions joined the International Bar Association  conference on foreign bribery enforcement last week. Here’s what she reports back: What happens if you get legal practitioners, consulting company representatives and company compliance officers to discuss corruption? Last week, 20-22 September, I attended a lively International […]

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Call for Proposals for the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference

You would like to participate in the largest anti-corruption conference worldwide? You have ideas of what should be discussed by the anti-corruption community around the world? This is the announcement of the call for workshop proposals for the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference, taking place from 10-13 November 2010. Today the call for workshop proposals for […]

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Anti-corruption Day: What does it stand for?

9 December is international Anti-Corruption Day. In Bangladesh people are getting together to shout Jago Manush Durnity Protirodhe Jago (Rise up people, rise up against corruption) during the multitude of activities organised nation-wide. In Indonesia thousands are on the street. Around the world, Transparency International is taking Anti-Corruption Day as an opportunity to commemorate and […]

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Anti-corruption conventions: A new fight

The anti-corruption movement and its partners are readying for their next battle in the fight against abuses and the disregard for transparency, integrity and accountability.  Yet the location is not in a boardroom or in parliament, but in a convention centre in Doha, Qatar. Here, representatives from governments and civil society will be convening discussions […]

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14th International Anti-Corruption Conference Announced

In the aftermath of the financial crisis insecurity has flourished and the challenges threatening the livelihood of populations across the world have increased, creating an environment ripe for corruption. Many of the right promises have been made – the task at hand is to ensure that commitments are honoured. To restore peoples’ trust and rebuild […]

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First Latin American Conference on Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalists open doors and help society evolve from a culture of secrecy to one where transparency, good governance and public accountability are the core values. On 15-18 August, Transparency International (TI) and Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS) brought together journalists from all over Latin America and beyond to the first Latin American Conference on […]

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