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07.03.2019 Transparency International welcomes move by Dutch to include anti-corruption provisions in EU arms exports

7th March 2019, London – A resolution, passed in the Dutch Parliament, calling on the Dutch Government to support the inclusion of anti-corruption measures as a separate criterion in EU arms...

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01.02.2019 Steve Francis – Why I’m joining the fight against defence corruption

Less than a month into his new role as Director of our Defence and Security Programme, we sit down with Steve and find out why he joined the fight against...

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16.01.2019 Former Royal Marines Officer Steve Francis OBE, heads up Transparency International’s global Defence & Security programme

16th January 2019, London – Transparency International is delighted to announce, from the start of January, Steve Francis as the new Director of its global programme on Defence &...

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19.06.2018 Independent Defenсe Anti-Corruption Committee: international audit for Ukroboronprom is an important step towards reform

19th June 2018, Kiev – The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) announced on June 19th that it is in favour of the revised tender for an independent audit and strategic...

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11.06.2018 Group of global NGOs send clear message to those authorities investigating Airbus for alleged corruption: Don’t cut a cosy deal that allows the company or individuals off the hook

11th June 2018, London – Today, NGOs in France, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, the UK and the US are calling upon the agencies investigating Airbus to ensure that the...

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22.09.2017 Serbian Defence Minister should explain 205,000 euro property purchase

22nd September 2017, London – Aleksandar Vulin, Serbia’s Defence Minister, should respond to legitimate questions over his purchase of a 205,000 euro property with transparency. In December 2015 Serbia’s...

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04.08.2017 NAKO: medical kits for Ukrainian military personnel will adhere to new, higher standards

4th August 2017. The Ukrainian MoD’s Medical Department invited NGOs and volunteer organizations to help develop new technical requirements for individual first-aid kits used at the frontline of military...

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25.10.2016 New committee forms to fight defence sector corruption in Ukraine

Joint national-international committee sets sights on increasing transparency and accountability in country’s most vital sector 25 October 2016, Kyiv – The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (Nezalezhny Antikorrupciynii Komitet z...

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05.10.2016 As Anti-Corruption Efforts Expand Globally, the Defense Sector Remains an Outlier

This article was first publidhed by Defence One here A recent anti-corruption summit produced hundreds of commitments, exactly eight of which concerned defense. Slowly but surely, the world is...

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07.06.2016 If you really care about sustainable development, you better think about defense

Opaque, unaccountable defense spending threatens to derail the global development agenda.  If the United Nations and its member states are serious about implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030,...

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27.04.2016 South Africa: Arms deal report fails to settle matter of corruption in arms procurement

In response to President Zuma’s release yesterday of the Seriti Commission’s report, Corruption Watch notes that, given the thoroughly flawed and irregular proceedings of the commission over the last...

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24.02.2016 Apply now: Defence Integrity Action Fund

The Defence Integrity Action Fund is a fund disbursed by Transparency International Defence and Security to support TI Chapters in their efforts to reduce defence and security corruption worldwide....

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