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SFO investigation delivers compensation for Nigerians

Over £200,000 in compensation obtained by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, will be given to the people of Nigeria after a UK-Nigeria Memorandum of Understanding was signed…

MACN reporting on corruption in maritime trade 

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has released the results and lessons learned from 10 years of collecting data of corrupt demands in maritime trade.  This data has been collected in over a decade through MACN’s Anonymous Incident Reporting platform…

TI on Integrity Pacts in the EU

The integrity pact, a collaborative tool pioneered by TI embeds a civil society organisation as an independent monitor in high risk and strategic public contracting projects, enhancing transparency and accountability. This type of civic monitoring plays an instrumental role…

EU recommendations on corruption & human rights 

European Union anti-corruption support to third countries follows a holistic and human rights-based approach, with a view to tackle links between corruption, human rights and the improvement of transparency, the fighting against impunity, the strengthening of…

OCCRP traces endangered Brazilian timber in the US

At the center of the fraud was Brazil’s forestry credits system, which was used to disguise the origin of the timber, leaked documents reveal. Shipping permits show the laundered wood was then sold to J. Gibson McIlvain — one of more than three dozen U.S. companies that…

Global Witness on EU’s regulation on deforestation-free products 

This proposal represents an essential step forward in global environmental governance and a huge opportunity to minimise the EU’s impacts on people and planet in line with its commitments on climate, biodiversity and human rights.

TI 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)

This CPI reveals that corruption levels have stagnated worldwide. 131 countries have made no significant progress against corruption over the last decade and this year 27 countries are at historic lows in their CPI score…

OECD report on corporate political engagement

The report highlights that fostering transparency and integrity in companies’ political engagement is essential to increase public and investor confidence in both the private sector and the policy-making process…

Basel on informal networks & anti-corruption practice

The Basel Institute of Governance policy brief explains what this means and its implications for anti-corruption practice. Research shows that conventional anti-corruption measures, such as introducing more regulations, policies and controls, can actually backfire and increase corruption…

 

 

GRECO 5th Evaluation Compliance Report on Belgium

GRECO has made public its Fifth Evaluation Round Compliance Report on Belgium, which deals with preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies…

GRECO 5th Compliance Report on the Slovak Republic 

GRECO has made public its Fifth Evaluation Round Compliance Report on the Slovak Republic, which deals with preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies…

Home Office Framework on asset return

The purpose of this Framework is to ensure consistency, transparency, and accountability in HMG’s process of returning funds to other countries, where those funds are in scope of this Framework…