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CIVIL SOCIETY’S ROLE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) provides the legal framework that countries use to fight corruption. It dates from 2003 and every two years there is a Conference of States Parties where the signatories — there are now 177 — meet to discuss UNCAC implementation. For the first time at ...
Press Release in Response to the Prime Minister’s Statement on ...
We the undersigned Palestinian NGOs have been following up with the uncontrollable violence of settlers and the escalating measures taken by the Israeli occupation authorities in Jerusalem and the entire occupied Palestinian territory.  Hence, we, the signatories of this statement call upon all official, popular, and civil institutions to dedicate ...
Transparency International condemns Tunisian draft law that would set the ...
Transparency International today strongly condemned a draft law in Tunisia that would allow people who stole public funds and other dirty money to be given amnesty for past crimes. The Tunisian Parliament must reject this bill in its current form.The bill would stop prosecutions and halt trials for corrupt former ...
Iraq Parliament Unanimously Passes Anti-Corruption Reforms
Measures are aimed at government and include removal of top officials and launching probesBy GHASSAN ADNAN And  NOUR MALASBAGHDAD—Iraq’s parliament unanimously approved a package of anticorruption measures proposed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, as lawmakers rallied behind a bold move to defuse street protests over poor government services and performance.In ...
Turkish corruption prosecutors flee after arrest warrants issued
ANKARA: Two Turkish prosecutors who led a high-profile investigation into alleged corruption around President Tayyip Erdogan's inner circle fled to Armenia hours before arrest warrants were issued for them this week, authorities said on Tuesday.Zekeriya Oz, the former chief prosecutor of Istanbul, his colleague Celal Kara and a third prosecutor ...
Toshiba chief executive resigns over scandal
Toshiba's chief executive and president Hisao Tanaka has resigned after the company said it had overstated its profits for the past six years.He will be succeeded by chairman Masashi Muromachi, with vice-chairman Norio Sasaki also stepping down.On Monday, an independent panel appointed by Toshiba said the firm had overstated its ...
FIFA fails to tackle corruption crisis
Measures announced today by FIFA fall far short of what is required to clean out corruption at FIFA and its associations.Instead of agreeing to a serious independent reform commission, FIFA today announced yet another task force made up of 10 FIFA confederation members and one independent chair who has not ...
Real Madrid top Index of Transparency of Football Clubs
Madrid earned 100 points, the highest score of Primera and Segunda División teams.Real Madrid have topped the Index of Transparency of Football Clubs (INFUT), which was presented on Tuesday by the organisation Transparency International Spain. The club totals 100 points, which together with that of Éibar represents the highest score ...
Palestinian Authority Freezes Assets of Former PM
AP, Former Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says the Palestinian Authority has frozen his bank account and accused him of money laundering.Fayyad, a politically independent economist, served as prime minister from 2007 to 2013, when he resigned amid a falling out with President Mahmoud Abbas. Fayyad enjoyed strong Western support, and ...
Kuwait: Authorities Dissolve Transparency Society
(Beirut) – Kuwaiti authorities should immediately revoke a decree that effectively closed down the Kuwait chapter of Transparency International. The decree is the latest evidence of a government clampdown on peaceful criticism and free speech.The Social Affairs and Labor Ministry issued a decree on May 7, 2015, that dissolved the ...
Fifa corruption: Swiss banks 'reported possible money laundering'
Swiss prosecutors are investigating 53 cases of possible money laundering in their inquiry into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cups.Attorney General Michael Lauber said the incidents had been reported by Swiss banks.He said his office was analysing a "huge amount" of seized Fifa data in its inquiry.The ...
ELECTED BOARD REPLACED WITH GOVERNMENT APPOINTEES: TI MOVEMENT CALLS FOR ...
Transparency International is calling for the reinstatement of the elected Board of Directors of its Kuwait chapter Kuwait Transparency Society (KTS), following the Kuwaiti government’s move to dissolve the board and replace it with government appointees on 7th May 2015.In order to protect the staff and membership of KTS, a ...
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