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Ruling is a marker in efforts by human rights groups to place responsibility on multinationals for damage they can inflict on local communities
The Awards will recognize government reformers and their civil society partners who are finding creative ways to open up government to citizen input and oversight
The World Bank pushes the principle of citizen engagement in the anti-corruption fight but how does that work in reality?
An anti-corruption effort that focuses on the supply side of corruption is best positioned to realize meaningful results in Thailand’s current political climate
Over 1000 open government reform commitments have now been delivered through OGP and civil society organisations have the ability to shape what comes next
Revenue Watch's governance expert discusses the significance of the government payments recently disclosed by Tullow Oil
Did the change of chair on the EITI's board, from a transparency campaigner to a former politician, reduce the influence of civil society?
Global Witness’s Gooch will use prize money to target shell companies, facilitated by an international banking system that helps launder stolen public money.
Intel’s offer to share how it cleans its supply chain of minerals from rebel groups in the brutal DRC conflict contrasts starkly with lawsuits from other leaders of corporate America.
Myanmar is auctioning off some of its most valuable national assets, and full transparency is essential if such developments are to benefit rather than harm Myanmar’s people.
Rachel Boynton’s new documentary is a cautionary tale of what happens when a poor African country strikes gold and Wall Street financiers and Texas oilmen rush in. The danger is palpable.
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?