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19.11.2019 EU Institutions Vulnerable as Authoritarian States ‘Weaponise’ Corruption, TI-DS Warns

November 19, London – Corruption is being harnessed by authoritarian regimes as a foreign policy tool, research by Transparency International – Defence & Security warns – and the West...

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18.11.2019 Corruption as statecraft: Why urgent steps must be taken to guard against this form of hybrid warfare

By Dr Karolina MacLachlan States and corrupt elite are turning to corruption to achieve foreign policy goals and a way to carry out hybrid warfare. This kind of corruption...

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16.09.2019 United Nations General Assembly 2019: As Member States gather in New York the UN must commit to its fight against corruption

Bénédicte Aboul-Nasr is a Project Officer at Transparency International Defence and Security. She works on issues related to corruption, conflict, and insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa...

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23.07.2019 UN Should Expand Corruption Safeguards Around Peacekeeping Operations, New TI-DS Research Finds

The United Nations (UN) should further expand its work to safeguard against corruption around peacekeeping missions or risk jeopardising the success of its operations, according to new research published...

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02.10.2018 New NAKO research: Corruption at the heart of MOD inability to house 47,000 service families

2nd October 2018, Kyiv – On Tuesday, October 2, the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee presented its new report, Poor governance and corruption in Ukraine’s defence housing system: Risks and...

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28.05.2018 Nigeria: More spent on security votes per year than Army budget

Nigeria: More spent on security votes per year than Army budget Civil society groups call for scrapping of secretive security vote spending 28th May 2018, London/ Abuja – Ahead...

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16.05.2018 Ukroboronprom makes unprecedented move by announcing bona fide international financial audit tender

On Saturday, 12 May, the state-owned defence company Ukroboronprom posted an updated tender for a consultant on the e-procurement platform Prozorro. Ukroboronprom is now bound to an independent financial...

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01.04.2018 PROJECT LAUNCH: Strengthening CSO Engagement with Defence Institutions to Reduce Corruption and Strengthen Accountability in Mali

Transparency International Defence and Security has launched a new project “Strengthening CSO Engagement with Defence Institutions to Reduce Corruption and Strengthen Accountability in Mali”, funded by The United Nations...

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26.12.2017 NAKO withdraws from engagement with UkrOboronProm citing stalled reform efforts

The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) announced that it would withdraw from engagement with UkrOboronProm, due to the failure of the Government and Presidential Administration to make progress in...

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29.11.2017 New research: Government efforts to halt illegal trade with Donbas ineffective

The illegal trade between government-controlled Ukraine and the occupied territories in Donbas is conducted systematically, facilitated by Ukrainian defense and security institutions, according to new research. The illegal trade...

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05.09.2017 Efforts to Promote Global Peace Wasted Unless Fighting Corruption Prioritised

5th September, 2017, London – Corruption is perpetuating violent conflicts around the world. New research from Transparency International – Defence and Security found that fighting corruption is rarely a...

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12.08.2017 Transparency International meets with Nigerian Air Force to discuss anti-corruption reforms

On Thursday, Transparency International Senior Advisor Sir Ian Andrews, and Defence and Security Director Katherine Dixon facilitated a day of high level discussions with the leadership of the Nigerian...

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