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The U.S. coordinator of extractive transparency coalition, PWYP-US, responds to a Thomson Reuters Foundation article
Does the extra X chromosome make political leaders less likely to bribe, pilfer and lie?
Corruption takes many forms: Which areas do EU states perform well and which are ripe for reform?
When election season swings around, candidates dish out rice and plantain, offer bricks and roof tiles, and even throw beer parties so citizens cast ballots under the influence
Research shows that a ‘carrot and stick’ approach, one that not only punishes bribery but that also rewards companies with preferential business treatment, works best in tackling corporate corruption
Colombians shocked by corruption in Colombian armed forces, presidential purge of top brass accompanies probe of lower ranks
Early departure of crusading attorney general attributed to influence of those she antagonised in her drive for justice - big business, military chiefs and the political elite
An agreement with the EU to stop the sale of illegally cut wood may bring a brighter future for forest communities but challenges remain
What can those negotiating the post-Millennium Development Goals learn from the Open Government Partnership?
Blair Glencorse highlights some of the best ideas and tools for improving governance through technology that he learned about following a meeting of social activists, change-makers, donors, thinkers and ICT-experts in Mumbai
When the great and the good meet next week for the mining industry's largest annual global conference, there are four issues that should be addressed - but probably won't be
Some experts are starting to doubt the effectiveness of voluntary corporate initiatives because without enforcement mechanisms, they lack muscle
Most countries don't have governance structures strong enough to resist the drivers of deforestation, study finds
A year after HSBC, is the U.S. doing enough to fight money laundering?
$400 billion in hot money has been smuggled into China from Hong Kong through trade misinvoicing since 2006. Such large sums can be destabilising, and China has the power to control money laundering.
In a move towards transparency, the former Soviet state has been publishing more of its data, and civil society and journalists are now delving into the numbers to see what lurks inside.
As a government, how do you soften the impact of reforms you know might be unpopular with voters?
While the US administration seems supportive of corporate transparency, it's time for Congress to step up and pass the Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act, GFI says
Are "all countries" really corrupt, as the UN says, asks John Lloyd?
How can you stop corruption when hundreds of millions of aid dollars flood into a country after a humanitarian disaster?