Written by Jennifer Trenery on Monday December 4, 2017
When it comes to fighting the insidious practice of corruption, there can be no room for complacency. Promoting transparency, whistle-blowing and non-retaliation are the crucial components of any anti-corruption effort.
In the lead up to the UN’s International Anti-Corruption Day on 09 December, we have collated a collection of articles and blogs, written over the last 12 months, to aid your learning journey on this all-important subject. The information that you take away should help stimulate discussion and support you in making sound decisions in your role.
We believe that education is the key to fighting all aspects of crime, and this is particularly true when it comes to the tackling an issue as impactful, and damaging, as corruption.
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Earlier this year the French government enacted Sapin II, an anti-bribery and corruption law that bolstered the country’s transparency and anti-corruption efforts. The legislation was introduced after criticism over the years of France’s anti-bribery and corruption efforts from several quarters (including the OECD). The introduction of Sapin II was the most significant initiative on anti-corruption in the country in decades...
Transparency International work globally in leading the fight against corruption. One of the ways in which they raise the profile of corruption is through the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). The 2016 CPI ranked 176 countries in terms of how corrupt they are perceived to be on a scale of 1 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean)...
Bribery and corruption is a global issue, generating increasing public outcry and requiring international coordination. The direction of travel is clear: anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) is (finally) firmly on the agenda of government agencies, non-governmental organisations, media outlets and the public...
Why would someone well educated and well compensated risk their own liberty to pay a bribe? Richard Bistrong covers the reasons why we say yes...
The use of sanctions as an international means of affecting change has grown exponentially in recent times. As countries become less and less keen to use military force, the world has turned to sanctions implementation as a means of impacting international change, both politically and socially.
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