Yes according to reports and evidence given to the foreign Affairs committee which this week published a review of Russian influence. The UK government has an anti-corruption plan with updates on progress Other useful sources on this are: Transparency International Corruption Index which measures citizens perception of how corrupt their country is. See how the UK […]
What is a kleptocracy? Kleptocracy is a system in which well-connected elite is able to use patronage or corruption to exploit the national resources for individual gain. This site has been launched by the Hudson Institute and Kleptocracy Intiative to provide insight into the business networks and influence of individuals many based in Russia and […]
The Anti-Corruption Summit has taken place in London. The UK government website contains the proposals for international reform. It includes a collection of essays discussing corruption. plus the new UK government plans to oppose corruption and to govern access to data. For comment see: the Transparency International website. the Anti-corruption manifesto issued by NGOs and Transparency […]
The 2016 indicators have recently been released by Global Integrity. They cover rule of law, accountability, elections, public management, civil service integrity, access to information and openness. It is possible to se country files and view the methodology. Other useful indicators on this topic include: The Ibrahim Index of African Governance which is up to […]
A new publication from Transparency International which explores the role of the UK’s Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies and complicity in the Panama Papers affair.
New from Transparency International an international ranking of governments worldwide whose defence policy expenditure is at high risk from corruption. It measures lack of accountability and possibly supply of weapons from / to ISIS. Topics covered include: legislative scrutiny of defence policy and legislation of procurement. A detailed methodology is provided.
Football has dominated the news this week. The high sums of money involved in the World Cup mean that politics and corruption can become involved. Use these resources to find out more Goldman-Sachs World Cup and Economics report 2014 considered the link between football and stock markets. It found that on average the winner outperforms […]
Trillion Dollar Scandal A New One Report which exposes corruption in developing countries. It argues that more than 3.5 million lives a year could be saved if the G20 cracked down on the corrupt business practices, money laundering and tax evasion that cost the world’s poorest countries at least a trillion dollars a year. It […]
EU launches major anti corruption report This surveys the situation in each of the member states, allowing cross country comparisons. It includes coverage of the anti-corruption measures and policies in place and the economic costs of corruption in the region. There are links to Eurobarometer public opinion polls on perceptions of the extent of corruption. […]
Exporting corruption: Progress report 2013: assessing enforcement of the OECD Conventionon combating bribery Full text report from Transparency International View other earlier reports from Transparency International The World Bank Governance and Anti-corruption section also has some useful reports on this topic. See in particular worldwide governance indicators 1996-2012 which covers over 200 nations for six […]