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25.02.2021 Addressing the nexus between corruption and conflict through Security Sector Reform

By Julien Joly, Thematic Manager, Corruption, Conflict and Crisis, Transparency International Defence & Security   Corruption, conflict and instability are profoundly intertwined. It has been shown time and again...

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25.02.2021 Anti-corruption and accountability ‘missing element’ to West Africa stabilisation and peacebuilding efforts

February 25, 2021 – Stabilisation and peacebuilding efforts in West Africa are being undermined by a failure to address underlying corruption and a lack of accountability in the region’s...

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09.02.2021 Defence companies are not doing enough to stop corruption. Only a commitment to transparency will turn things around

By Ara Marcen Naval, Head of Advocacy – Transparency International Defence & Security   Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no commitment to tackling...

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09.02.2021 World’s largest defence companies not doing enough to tackle corruption

ARMS INDUSTRY MUST DO MORE TO IMPROVE QUALITY AND TRANSPARENCY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES February 9, 2021 – Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no...

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09.12.2020 Urgent action needed to prevent corruption in Central and Eastern Europe defence sectors

New research from Transparency International Defence & Security warns of high corruption risk across CEE region   December 9 – Decades of progress towards greater democratisation across Central and...

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28.10.2020 Conflict, corruption and gender: Twenty years on from UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Two decades after the UN formally acknowledged the disproportionate and devastating impact of armed conflict on women and girls with the landmark Security Council Resolution 1325, we speak with...

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26.10.2020 A year into mass protests, Lebanon’s leaders must finally take action against corruption

By Benedicte Aboul-Nasr, Project Officer, Transparency International – Defence & Security   On October 17, 2019, Lebanese citizens took to the streets in response to a government proposal to...

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23.10.2020 Nigeria must stop using violence against protesters

Governance reforms, including to security sector, are urgently needed   23 October 2020 – Transparency International condemns the Nigerian state’s excessive use of force and the continued perpetration of...

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21.10.2020 Defence decision-making in Germany exposed to corporate interests

New report warns weak regulations leave door open to undue influence   October 21 – German defence policy risks being influenced by corporate interests, new research by Transparency International...

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28.08.2020 If Niger hopes to secure peace it must address defence corruption

Despite promising initiatives, tackling corruption in the Nigerien security sector is still hindered by secrecy   By Flora Stevens, Project Officer – Global Advocacy   Africa’s Sahel has been...

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31.07.2020 Response to SFO prosecution of defence contractor GPT following long-running corruption probe

31 July, London –  In response to an announcement by the Serious Fraud Office that the agency has charged defence contractor GPT Special Project Management and three individuals after a long-running...

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23.06.2020 Corruption risks threaten ability of Iraq’s defence institutions to respond to threats

With security threatened by increasingly belligerent armed actors and a hastened drawdown of international troops due to COVID-19, Iraq cannot afford to leave its defence institutions open to corruption....

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