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Gillian Dell

Bribery: a barrier to good use of taxpayers’ money?

Fighting foreign bribery and strengthening government procurement processes are key to addressing corruption in international trade. Companies who bribe foreign officials are on the “supply side” of international corruption. Transparency International’s latest Progress Report on foreign bribery enforcement found that government efforts to stop this practice are lacking. Last week, 20 of Transparency International’s European […]

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Emissions trading and bribery investigations in Slovakia

Last month Transparency International warned that 28 OECD countries were not doing enough to investigate and prosecute alleged company bribery of foreign government officials. Emilia Sičáková-Beblavá from Transparency International Slovakia writes about one of these cases in the report, which shows how the wide impact of bribery includes efforts to tackle climate change. This year […]

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Martin, Slovakia

How Martin became transparent & won a UN public service award

A TI anti-corruption project in the Slovak city of Martin has won a UN award, Gabriel Sipos from TI Slovakia reports. The northern Slovak city of Martin was given the prestigious UN Public Service Award for its anti-corruption reforms supplied by the Slovak chapter of Transparency International last week. It is the first time that […]

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