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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?
A project involving simple, low-tech SMS technology is making headway in Liberian schools and universities, reducing absenteeism and increasing accountability
If you could choose your nationality or citizenship, which country would you choose?
The UK government launches its Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan, outlining how it plans to push forward the transparency agenda
If people know where government revenues go they can see the good that their government is doing, or see the bad use of resources and question it
The head of transparency and accountability at ONE outlines some of the results that the campaign group would like to see come out of next week's Open Government Partnership
The Internet has been used to upset power relations within states. Google Ideas summit explored what tools and rules are needed to govern conflict in a connected world
News from the International Bar Association's annual meeting could signal the end of the beginning in the fight against tax evasion, the head of Global Financial Integrity (GFI) says
The deputy director of the OGP Support Unit outlines what this month's London Summit hopes to achieve
Peacekeeping is about protecting citizens and bringing stability, but when corruption gets in the way, it does nothing but the opposite, perpetuating conflict and increasing corruption.
Can Tanzania live up to its promises to cut red tape in its civil service?
Uneven distribution of water and fuel across Central Asia, combined with heavy reliance on remittances from migration, poses significant risks to stability
The reopening of the Supreme Court case against Brazilian politicians convicted in a vote-buying scheme stuns the nation but fails to stir the level of anger seen during protests in June
Pressure on Brazil's rulers to crack down on corruption and improve public services is mounting as the growing middle class flexes its muscles and demands improvements
Even in the United States, a country with strong democratic traditions, the legislature struggles to hold the defence institution accountable for its actions when there are clear indications that they contravene national interest
Ivan Velasquez, a former top judge in Colombia, takes over as the new chief of Guatemala’s International Commission against Impunity this month, charged with tackling rampant corruption and improving the justice system
How should corporate wrongdoing be punished - are fines unfair on shareholders, or should they, as owners of the firm, share responsibility for corporate governance?