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Corruption is an issue which have people campaigned against, endeavoured to understand and fought to eradicate for a very long time. More and more, however, we are learning – or perhaps, forcibly remembering – that it is a cross-cutting phenomenon which does not happen in isolation of other global concerns. Regimes which are guilty of

A recent report from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health has explicitly highlighted that corruption in the health sector is a key barrier to achieving the 2030 agenda, as well as having a devastating impact on an international, national and local level. This supports the long-held view of Transparency International’s Pharmaceuticals

From enabling illicit accumulation of wealth by global elites, to denying people access to basic services, corruption – the abuse of entrusted power for private gain – often serves to drive inequality, both within national boundaries and internationally. The Azerbaijani Laundromat is the latest example of those at the top laundering vast sums of money

David Lewis, Executive Director of TI’s chapter in South Africa, Corruption Watch, reflects on the country’s current situation and the tools available to civil society to fight back against corruption. When, in the period leading to the formation of Corruption Watch, I traipsed around South Africa and the world seeking the support of multilateral institutions,

As some of the UK’s Overseas Territories face up to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma, is it right that conditions should be placed on aid? In a humanitarian crisis, immediate aid for the victims must be the first priority.  That should certainly be the case, without conditions, for the UK’s Overseas Territories affected by

Like most investigations into corruption, the independent reports into the Bell Pottinger case have lifted the lid on the dark underside of a company and industry that like to present themselves as highly respectable and making a valuable contribution to the UK’s economy. Let me start with a caveat to what follows.  Many communications professionals are

Munye Abrar is a 17-year-old student who recently spent a week on work experience with TI-UK. Here he reflects on his time fighting corruption: Fighting corruption is not the way Batman makes it seem. There are no capes, gadgets, high speed chases and butt-kicking of eccentric villains. At least not at Transparency International UK (TI-UK).

In 2016 the UK’s Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies committed to introduce central registers of beneficial ownership information or ‘similarly effective systems’ by 30 June 2017. How have they fared, and how much work is still to be done?

The last year has seen the UK involved in a number global money laundering cases. In a bid to end the UK’s role as a safe haven for corrupt funds the UK Government took emergency steps two weeks ago to meet a key EU deadline to improve anti-money laundering standards by bringing in new legislation.

There has been much talk of corruption in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.  Could corruption have played a part in the alleged catalogue of errors and shortcuts that led to so many lives being lost? 

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