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International Youth Day – corruption fighters in the making

Today is International Youth Day, and we’re celebrating the work of our youth activists around the world in their fight against corruption. These innovative and creative young activists show us that there are many ways to fight corruption and promote integrity. From street protests to taekwondo, here are 10 pictures of different anti-corruption activities worldwide: 1. DOMINICAN […]

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Les jeunes leaders Ouest Africains s’unissent pour lutter contre la corruption

En Afrique sub-saharienne 60% de la population a moins de 35 ans, faisant de l’Afrique le continent le plus jeune. Les jeunes africains sont la clé pour le changement, très bientôt ils seront les acteurs clés et les premiers défenseurs de la transformation sociale.   En décembre, 38 jeunes leaders de six pays différents d’Afrique […]

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Leaders out of touch? Elections in Senegal

Senegalese citizens voted in presidential elections yesterday after weeks of violent protests against incumbent President Aboulaye Wade’s effort to win a third term. Forum Civil, Transparency International’s chapter in the country has been working against the issues that threaten Senegal’s status as an established democracy. The following article was first published in the Huffington Post […]

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Public procurement: Keeping government spending corruption-free

Transparency International’s Annual Report highlights work from more than 100 countries around the world. The following extract looks at what TI chapters are doing to keep spending on government services clean and transparent. Trillions of dollars are spent every year worldwide on publicly funded projects – everything from schools and hospitals, to roads and bridges, […]

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Providing legal advice to citizens in Senegal

Laura Granado, from the Africa & Middle East team in the Secretariat writes about her experiences in Senegal, where she and Servaas Feiertag travelled as part of the Advocacy and Legal Centre programme in francophone Africa. For more information on the programme please write to Laura lgranado@transparency.org or Servaas sfeiertag@transparency.org. More than 68,000 citizens have […]

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