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corruption perceptions index 2015 middle east and north africa results

Middle East and North Africa: Why corruption is fuelling regional insecurity

View the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index results باللغة العربية Once again, three of the bottom 10 countries in this year’s index are from the MENA region – Iraq, Libya and Sudan. The ongoing devastating conflicts in these and other countries, such as Syria and Yemen, inevitably mean that any efforts to strengthen institutions and the state […]

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Rethinking corruption in the Middle East and North Africa

The following article is from Transparency International’s annual report. “When we opened, the public accepted corruption as a way of life,” says Ali Lahlou, Coordinator of the anti-corruption legal advice centre run by our Moroccan TI chapter to help people tackle corruption. Although the Middle East and North Africa are being rocked by demands for […]

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Corruption blocks solar Sahara project

This post, by Nadejda Komendantova, Anthony Patt and Stefan Pfenninger of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, develops an article published in TI’s recently published climate change corruption report, which was written before the Arab Spring. Renewable energy sources in North Africa could contribute significantly to our energy needs, but as recent events in […]

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