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A new era of integrity for France?

Only about two weeks after Nicolas Sarkozy lost his presidential immunity, police searched his home and office to look for evidence to support allegations of illicit political financing, in the context of the famous “Bettencourt case”, one of the many “affaires” to shake French political life. What matters is not the few instances of misconduct […]

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Building momentum from the top-down and the bottom-up – the National Integrity System way…

Suzanne Mulcahy, Research Coordinator for National Integrity Systems Assessments at Transparency International, discusses the impact this tool can have on societies.   The recent publication of the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index has put the spotlight on corruption risks in countries around the globe. Raising awareness about corruption is crucial – but the next step is […]

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The fight for transparency during French presidential elections continues

On Sunday, 12 September, lawyer Robert Bourgi alleged that African leaders gave briefcases full of money to Jacques Chirac and Dominique de Villepin, intended for France’s 2002 election campaign. TI France is calling for Robert Bourgi’s allegations to be investigated as swiftly as possible. William Bourdon, TI France’s lawyer, added that Mr. Bourgi seems to […]

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