Saturday 8 March is International Women’s Day, and to mark the occasion we’re celebrating women corruption fighters across the world! All this week we’ll be interviewing some of the many remarkable women who fight corruption in our movement, and on Friday we’ll be profiling the women who spur YOU on to stand up against injustice. […]
Corruption-busting in Zimbabwe: why being a woman helps
Corruption Perceptions Index 2012 demands a new tack in Afghanistan
The recent independent report on Kabul Bank scandal points out to the urgency to transform the country’s laws and institutions, from the financial sector to the justice system. The team that published the report are to be congratulated for shedding light on a “ponzi scheme” scandal that involves the theft of US$900 million. It is […]
Does the UK have a corruption problem? Join the debate
Recent events such as the phone hacking controversy, MPs expenses scandal and the spot fixing charges in county cricket have highlighted the fact that the UK is not immune to corruption. Last week an opinion survey published by the European Commission revealed that 71% of British people polled believe that corruption is a major problem in the UK. […]
‘We Have To Fight Corruption, Or It Will Defeat Us’
Transparency International’s Chair, Huguette Labelle, was interviewed by Benjamin Kessler for the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act blog. She talks about what she would change about the FCPA, why companies should make compliance a priority and the possibility that countries which score low on the Corruption Perceptions Index are hit hardest in the European debt crisis. […]
The Arab Spring: one year on – part one
The following is an excerpt from an article published by Al Jazeera. As Tahrir Square fills up again with angry, disillusioned and disappointed citizens, those in power in the Arab world and those who wish to gain power through the ballot box in 2012 should ask themselves one question: How can the next generation of […]
Climate change and corruption in Bangladesh
By Rezwan-ul-Alam, Director Outreach & Communication, Transparency International Bangladesh. A month ago, Transparency International’s ‘Global Corruption Report Climate Change’ was released in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Since then, Transparency International Bangladesh has been working at both local and international level to keep up the pressure. It was fitting to launch the report from Bangladesh as the country […]
TI Chair Huguette Labelle interview on Bangladeshi TV
TI Chair Huguette Labelle was in Bangladesh last week to launch the Global Corruption Report: Climate Change. Here is her interview with Mahfuz Anam, Editor of the Daily Star on Channel i.
Who should monitor corruption?
Before leaving to Doha for the 3rd Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption tomorrow, I would like to quickly share with you the Opinion Editorial of Transparency International’s Chair Huguette Labelle in the International Herald Tribune today. Transparency, not secrecy, will lead to fair treatment. People who are forced to pay […]
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