Publications


Chapter: Unveiling the ‘Shadow World’ – Civil Society Engagement and Public Control of the Defense Sector

The defence sector can seem like a ‘shadow world’, obscured from public view through state secrecy and technical complexity. Public control over defence is not only a democratic necessity, however, but is also in the interest of defence organisations to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and trust. In this chapter from Transparency International Mexico’s newly published report […]

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Chapter: Defence procurement – understanding, identifying and addressing corruption risks

Corruption within defence procurement can have a detrimental impact on security, operational effectiveness, and public trust. Despite defence procurement being a key area of focus in anti-corruption measures in many countries, there remains a serious lack of transparency. In this article for Getting the Deal Through – Public Procurement 2014, Tehmina Abbas summarises Transparency International’s […]

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Étude sur les aspects de l’intégrité de la Force de Défense Nationale du Burundi

Le rapport, intitulé « Étude sur les aspects de l’intégrité de la Force de Défense Nationale (FDN) » , fournit une évaluation des risques de corruption au sein de la FDN et propose des actions à mener pour faire face aux défis identifiés.

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Étude sur les aspects de l’intégrité de la Police Nationale du Burundi

Le rapport, intitulé « Étude sur les aspects de l’intégrité de la Police Nationale du Burundi (PNB) » , fournit une évaluation des risques de corruption au sein de la PNB et propose des actions à mener pour faire face aux défis identifiés.

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Building Integrity in UK defence: Practical recommendations to reduce corruption risk

In this report, launched 24 March 2014, we make seven recommendations for the UK Ministry of Defence to reduce corruption risks. Transparency International is calling for the MOD to analyse the main corruption risks, strengthen anti-corruption policies, provide guidance for staff, strengthen whistleblower protection, develop military doctrine on corruption in operations, and to strengthen anti-corruption […]

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Corruption as a threat to stability and peace

This new study by our team and Transparency International Germany stresses how corruption hinders stability in post-conflict states and undermines peace worldwide. It also shows a robust connection between corruption risk and violent conflict and looks at evidence of this link in detail through case studies of Afghanistan, Kosovo and West Africa. Based on Transparency […]

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Corruption & peacekeeping: Strengthening peacekeeping and the UN

Peacekeeping and other conflict-related missions, which are the subject of this report, are seriously affected by corruption. Conflict environments are difficult, and the fact that corruption is often rife complicates the work of the UN and other international organisations immensely. Powerful local stakeholders are often corrupt, but cannot be ignored by peacekeepers and policymakers. Ignoring […]

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Watchdogs?: The quality of legislative oversight of defence in 82 countries

‘Watchdogs?’ expands on our Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index (GI), which measured the degree of corruption risk and vulnerability in government defence establishments. The study places countries in corruption risk bands according to detailed assessments across seven areas in which parliaments play a vital anti-corruption role. It also shows, through detailed case studies, how parliaments and […]

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Raising the Bar: Good Anti-Corruption Practices in Defence Companies (Part I)

‘Raising the Bar’ expands on our Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index (CI), using results from our study of 129 companies from 31 countries that have combined total revenue of over USD 500 billion. The report identifies and discusses seven areas that distinguish the better companies with respect to their anti-corruption practices. This collection of examples from […]

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Arresting corruption in the police (Spanish)

This is the Spanish version of our report which is the result of a survey of global experience of police anti-corruption reforms. It analyses police corruption and looks at reforms that were undertaken to tackle it. The study offers a way to analyse police corruption more systematically through a ‘police typology’, and looks at examples […]

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