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Corruption and banking: forex heralds an important change in rhetoric

This week’s announcement about the rigging of the foreign exchange markets marks one significant change: at last, the media and the Chancellor are using the word corruption to describe this behaviour. Today we take tough action to clean up corruption.” – UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Since the financial crisis started in 2008, banks have been fined […]

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Ireland’s first steps to join Open Government Partnership

This week several representatives from Transparency International will join about 1,000 members of civil society and government to discuss transparency, accountability and participation at the Open Government Partnership London Summit. Nuala Haughey, advocacy and research manager with Transparency InternationaI Ireland, will be attending as well. This blog originally appeared on the Open Government Partnership website. […]

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Bringing the fight against corruption to the Millennium Development Goals

In a few days, an array of world leaders and thinkers – from politicians to Nobel Prize winners- will meet in Liberia to debate the state of the world’s development and where we are going. They have been called together as part of a high level panel put together by the United Nations to set […]

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