Transparency International

Brazil Election Coverage

Em português<p>Vote Results<p>Election Night Live Blog<p>Latest Polling<p>DatafolhaPoder360<p>Note: Polling data provided by Datafolha and Poder360 has multiple …

Brazil

Cameroonian Lawyer Looks to Unseat Africa's Longest-Ruling Leader

Aside from Cameroon's President Paul Biya and main opposition leader Joshua Osih, no candidate for the October election is creating as much hype as …

Africa

'Culture of impunity' among MPs over hospitality from corrupt regimes

More than £330,000 was spent on flights and accommodation for MPs to visit Azerbaijan between 2007 and 2017, and 12 MPs were paid more than £90,000 to appear on Russian state TV, according to a report by Transparency International UK.<p>The report focused on parliamentarians who had accepted …

Great Britain

Mohamed Suharto

Corruption

Nigeria’s Security Chiefs, Governors Siphone N241Billion Annually, Says Transparency International

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Africa

Malawi Reduces Vice President's Security Detail After Defection

Malawi’s government reduced Vice President Saulos Chilima’s security detail, days after he ditched the ruling party and declared his plans to run for …

Africa

PNG Human Rights Film Festival Launches Call for Film Submissions for 2018

A scene from “Driving the Change” a film by UNDP-PNG and Marco Venditti, featured in the 2017 PNG Human Rights Film Festival<p>This year, the festival …

Human Rights

Comprehend the Corruption Perception Index CPI to introduce meaningful Anti-Corruption Reforms

<b>Baghdad 24 July 2018 - The United Nations Development Program UNDP, in partnership with the Iraqi Commission of Integrity, organized a workshop</b> …

Consumer Price Index

Julie Haggie appointed CEO of Transparency International New Zealand

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) has appointed Julie Haggie to become its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She will take up this …

Business (New Zealand)

Meet the MEPs who earn €100,000-a-year or more from second jobs

Ten MEPs raked in more than €100,000-a-year on average from second jobs and outside earnings, a new report has claimed.<p>Transparency International, the authors of the study, claim the practice creates conflicts of interest and prevents elected representatives from devoting sufficient time to serving …

European News

Map: How Every Country In The World Ranks In Corruption

Spoiler alert: no one looks particularly good.<p>This week Transparency International published the 2017 edition of its Corruption Perceptions Index–an annual report that measures the perceived levels of corruption in the public sector on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).<p>The good …

Corruption

Worldwide Shipping Could Jeopardize Climate Goals – Analysis

By Sean Buchanan<p>Worldwide, shipping contributes an estimated 2.5 percent of global emissions, but left unchecked this could grow to 17 percent by …

Climate

Eurosceptics top list of MEPs with lucrative 'moonlighting' jobs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Eurosceptic lawmakers in the European Parliament pull in the highest earnings from private activities and second jobs making many of them the highest-paid EU legislators, a report by watchdog Transparency International said on Tuesday.<p>Brexit campaigner and Member of the …

European Parliament

Transparency International Questions IMO’s Climate Goals

Transparency International is releasing a new report that highlights several transparency and accountability flaws that could hinder the …

The Arctic

TI Ukraine: Appointment of Former Top Official as NABU Auditor Undermines Credibility of Audit Results | TI Ukraine

On June 19, the President of Ukraine appointed Pavlo Zhebrivskyi a member of the external control commission on independent assessment (audit) of …

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Corruption

Nigeria government 'slush funds' not being spent on security as intended, Transparency International

Corruption

Anti-corruption group says Nigeria expanding use of opaque $670 mln...

ABUJA, May 28 (Reuters) - Anti-corruption group Transparency International said on Monday Nigeria’s government has in the run-up to elections expanded the use of opaque $670 million-a-year funds that fuel graft.<p>The funds, known as “security votes”, are a relic of military rule, mainly disbursed in …

Africa

Transparency International Malaysia calls for central registry to fight graft

KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Transparency International Malaysia has called on the government to introduce a central registry for beneficial ownership of …

Corruption

Local authorities respond to 'integrity index' report

<b>Update - 2pm:</b> The County & City Management Association (CCMA) has responded to Transparency International Ireland's report ranking the country's 31 …

Ireland

Could this man end the 35-year tyranny of Cameroon's President Biya? – podcast

Despite never having held political office, lawyer Akere Muna is on a mission to fight corruption by standing for election as Cameroon’s leader<p>After growing up in a bitterly divided Cameroon, Akere Muna (pictured above in blue cap) trained at the bar in London, and went back to his native country …

Africa

Transparency International UK

<b>Giant leap forward for ending the UK’s role as a safe haven for dirty money</b> <b><br>Transparency International welcomes Government decision to back</b> …

EU mulls rules to strengthen protection of whistleblowers

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Whistleblowers may be given greater protection from reprisals when exposing fraud, tax evasion, data breaches and other misdeeds, under new rules proposed by the European Commission.<p>Whistleblowing has become an increasingly hot topic since two former accounting firm employees …

Business

The G7 is upset about North Korea laundering money. It only has itself to blame

The West’s most powerful countries are decidedly unhappy with North Korea using the offshore world to avoid sanctions—and they have a terse statement to prove it.<p>“North Korea does little business in its own true name and uses a network of agents, front and shell companies, and complex ownership …

North Korea

Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

BERLIN (AP) — An international corruption watchdog group says two years after the Panama Papers revealed how the rich have stashed wealth in shell …

Corruption

MPs to probe Russian money laundering through UK property

<b>MPs are to probe the scale of money laundering in the UK, including property bought with suspected Russian "dirty money".</b><p>It follows claims that £4.4bn of UK property may have been bought with suspicious wealth, with more than a fifth, or £880m, purchased by Russians.<p>UK and Russia relations are at a …

UK Politics

In Egypt the British trade millions of dollars for human rights

In 2011 residents of the fishing town of Idku close to Egypt’s northern city of Alexandria gathered to oppose British Petroleum’s (BP) plans to pump …

Suez Canal

Former Madagascar finance minister detained over loss of public funds

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Former Madagascar finance minister Jean Razafindravonona is being held in pre-trial detention over misappropriation of public funds, the country’s anti-graft office said on Thursday.<p>Razafindravonona, who was finance minister from April 2014 to February 2015, was detained on …

World News

Odebrecht scandal brought down Peru’s president, but hasn’t hurt other leaders

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s resignation over the Odebrecht corruption case may be welcome as a sign of the strength of Peru’s …

Opinion

How a Reporter’s Murder Forced Out Slovakia’s Premier

Protesters thronging eastern Europe’s capitals have become a common sight, with demonstrators denouncing what they see as overly cozy relations with …

Europe