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G-20 countries are "weak" and have moved "too slowly" in improving transparency over financial secrecy two years after the Panama Papers revealed how wealthy individuals hide their money, an international corruption watchdog said Thursday. Transparency International warned that 10 G-20 ... tax havens
Transparency International India (Maharashtra Centre), along with Indian Bar Association, is organizing a workshop on Transparency in Judiciary & Governance - Need of the Hour. Transparency International India, with its presence in 200 countries, is a leading global organization against ...

Transparency International also considers that the scope of the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act is too narrow. The NGO wants the law to also apply to certain activities carried out by lawyers, notaries, trustees, real estate agents and dealers of artworks and luxury goods that can easily be used for ... Switzerland
Former head of Transparency International talks corruption in the Americas. Americas Now ... Americas Now anchor Elaine Reyes talked to former Global Chair of Transparency International, Jose Ugaz, at the Summit of the Americas in Peru. They discussed what more needs to be done to ...
By Lilian Sopera Keneqa - EMTV News, Port Moresby. Transparency International is a worldwide network of national chapters who believe that corruption can be stopped. Yesterday, the Transparency International Papua New Guinea (TIPNG) held their members meet and greet at Holiday Inn. Visiting ...
“The stories show how European countries are selling access to the Schengen visa-free travel area, and even EU citizenship, to foreign investors with little scrutiny, transparency or due diligence,” a report published on transparency international report reads. According to the rules of the Maltese investment ...
A recent report published by Transparency International (TI), a global corruption watchdog, shows that corruption worsened in Nigeria in 2017. According to the 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), Nigeria which scored 27 ranked 148 out of the 180 countries assessed in 2017; meaning that it was only ...
“Transparency International works on verifiable data through its numerous agencies in Nigeria. Our country remains 'fantastically corrupt'. Just this morning, I read in The Punch how NDLEA in Enugu abducted a man. He was forced to visit his ATM and 160k extorted from him at gun point. He raised the ...
A recent Transparency International (TI) report which showed that Nigeria did not make any progress in its corruption perception in 2017 appears to have been received differently by top officials of the Buhari administration. While the presidency initially dismissed the report as a “fiction” sponsored by the ...
It is no longer news that Transparency International's recently published rankings for 2017 show that Nigeria has plummeted several places to 146th out of a total of 180 countries. The perception of corruption in Nigeria has apparently worsened under the current administration. As expected, the President's ...
“The only Index the country fell short was in the Economic Intelligence Unit Country Risk Service, on which basis is the sole reason for Nigeria's decline in the overall Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index of 2017. “The Bertelsmann Stiftung's Transformation Index evaluates the quality of ...
“Transparency International only confirmed what I have said before that President Buhari is only hiding under anti-corruption fight to harass his perceived political foes while protecting corrupt people in his government. Transparency International has placed a question mark on the President's claim to ...

India more corrupt than China, better than Pak: Transparency International. PTI ... problem across the region, improvements will only be made if there is strong political will for change and if a comprehensive strategy is adopted, not one based on isolated actions,” a Transparency International report said.
Estonia – by quite some distance – is viewed as being the least corrupt country in emerging Europe, according to the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, published at the end of February by Transparency International. The Baltic State ranks 21st globally, well ahead of the next emerging European nation, ...
Transparency International on Wednesday published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking of fairness around the world. The ranking of 180 countries is based on the level of public sector corruption in 2017, according to businesspeople, journalists, and civic organisations. Higher-ranked ...
“Transparency International is no longer transparent,” says Lauretta Onochie, a personal assistant to the Nigerian President Muhammdu Buhari, just because the organization's globally renowned Corruption Perceptions Index for 2018 indicates the menace has got worse this year. Ms Onochie's reason is ...
Transparency International (TI) has released all facts to defend its ratings and assertion that corruption is getting worse in Nigeria. In a tweet thread, the global corruption watchdog explained that 9 sources were used to arrive at Nigeria's score of 27/100 in the Corruption Perception Index 2017. This score ...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the latest corruption perception index released by Transparency International should not in any way be seen as a setback for the country. According to him, it is an opportunity to continue building on the many successes that have already been recorded by the ...
“The only Index the country fell short was in the Economic Intelligence Unit Country Risk Service, on which basis is the sole reason for Nigeria's decline in the overall Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index of 2017. “The Bertelsmann Stiftung's Transformation Index evaluates the quality of ...
Transparency International on Wednesday published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking of fairness around the world. The ranking of 180 countries is based on the level of public sector corruption in 2017, according to businesspeople, journalists, and civic organisations. Higher-ranked ...
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Transparency International (TI) Georgia has presented its report -Strengthening of Parliamentary Control in Georgia, which studied the exercise of parliamentary control since 2012 over the executive government. The NGO says that the analysis of the oversight ...
A n adviser to Transparency International described the secrecy around the details of the allegations leveled against the detainees of a recent mass purge conducted by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (aka MBS) as a “culture of fear” that indicates the lack of transparency and due process in ...
Indian budget less transparent, says anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International ... India's budget is considered "less transparent" as it provides limited information in the public domain, Transparency International India (TII) said on Wednesday, adding the lack of transparency would lead to severe ...
'Bangladesh's Budget More Transparent Than India's'. Lack of transparency would lead to economic, financial problems, says Transparency International India. New Delhi: India's budget is considered "less transparent" as it provides limited information in the public domain, Transparency International India ...
The Papua New Guinea Chapter of Transparency International began its operations on this day in 1997. Today, TIPNG marked 21 years of anti-corruption advocacy, by outlining its three key campaigns for this year. TIPNG Chairman, Lawrence Stephens, speaking at the 21-year commemorations, ...
Monrovia – Transparency International and the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) have called on the administration of President George Weah to “clean up government and tackle corruption.” CENTAL, Transparency International's chapter in the West African nation, issued a ...
And a survey last year by the watchdog group Transparency International revealed that 70 percent of people in the region believe ordinary people can make a difference in fighting corruption, which is defined as the abuse of public office for private gain. Brazil has made the most progress in exposing ...
Signal saw users from the corrupt group of countries soar by 147 percent. In countries that are less corrupt, monthly active users growth was just 11 percent. Apptopia says that Signal saw the majority of its 2017 growth from countries at the top of Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index list.
Ahead of the inauguration of President George Manneh Weah, Transparency International and the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), have called on the incoming government of Liberia led by the Congress for Democratic Change and Mr. Weah to follow through on ...
Ahead of the inauguration of President George Manneh Weah, Transparency International and the Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL), have called on the incoming government of Liberia led by the Congress for Democratic Change and Mr. Weah to follow through on ...
At least as far back as 2011, Belize's Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) has been calling on the Belize government to release information so that Transparency International can include us in their report again. On December 14, 2011, then VIP Chairman, Bobby Lopez, told News 5, “VIP therefore calls on ...
Jan 13, Colombo: The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) while commending President Maithripala Sirisena for tabling the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the bond issues in parliament has urged the President to make the report public. "The tabling and public ...
The Transparency International (TI) Ukraine demands that Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko and Verkhovna Rada Speaker Andriy Parubiy respond to the Al Jazeera publication of the text of the Kramatorsk District Court's classified judgment seizing the assets attributed to former President Viktor ...
Over two-thirds of the 176 countries and territories in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2016, fell below the midpoint scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The global average score is 43, indicating endemic corruption in a country's public sector. Sierra Leone scored 30 ...
Pascal Lamy, who is a member of the advisory board of Transparency International, said a large population who pays taxes would result in more attention to corrupted practices. "My medium to long-term view is that a growing middle-class is the best prophylaxis against corruption," Lamy told reporters after ...
NGO Transparency International (TI) Ukraine has noted contradictions of several parts of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's draft law (No. 7440) on creating the High Anti-corruption Court. The draft law was reportedly based on recommendations made by the Venice Commission on October 6, 2017.
Transparency International has published a new guide to encourage and help state-owned enterprises to implement best-practice anti-corruption programs based on the highest standards of integrity and transparency. Compared to other companies, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) pose higher corruption ...
A new report launched by the Transparency international based on research in 18 resource-rich countries from Papua New Guinea to Zimbabwe shows that corruption risks exist in mining approvals regimes of countries across the globe, irrespective of the country's stage of economic development, political ...
In fact, 37% respondents said corruption increased in the last one year while 45% believed it was at the same level, according to survey conducted by Transparency International India. The online survey was on a perceived level of corruption that in the last year across Indian states. It was released on the ...
“Transparency International only confirmed what I have said before that President Buhari is only hiding under anti-corruption fight to harass his perceived political foes while protecting corrupt people in his government. Transparency International has placed a question mark on the President's claim to ...
India more corrupt than China, better than Pak: Transparency International. PTI ... problem across the region, improvements will only be made if there is strong political will for change and if a comprehensive strategy is adopted, not one based on isolated actions,” a Transparency International report said.
Transparency International has published a new guide to encourage and help state-owned enterprises to implement best-practice anti-corruption programs based on the highest standards of integrity and transparency. Compared to other companies, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) pose higher corruption ...
A new report launched by the Transparency international based on research in 18 resource-rich countries from Papua New Guinea to Zimbabwe shows that corruption risks exist in mining approvals regimes of countries across the globe, irrespective of the country's stage of economic development, political ...
Former politicians and political advisers who become lobbyists for the corporate sector should be subject to strict "cooling off" periods, warns the anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International. A report examining corruption risks in the mining sector singles out Martin Ferguson and Ian MacFarlane ...
With Cambodia repeatedly being perceived as the most corrupt nation in Asean by Transparency International, the organisation held a workshop yesterday urging businesses to adopt more transparent operations to avoid legal battles and negative press that could hamper profits, especially as the Kingdom ...


 

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