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11.04.2024 New report details security risks related to opaque defence contract payments

April 11, 2024 – New research from Transparency International warns that the United States is ignoring potentially dangerous corruption risks around opaque defence contract payments (aka ‘offsets’) that threaten...

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09.04.2024 Haiti crisis: Insecurity fuelled by corruption and impunity – accountability needed more than ever to restore security and public trust

April 9, 2024 – In the face of Haiti’s escalating crisis, marked by a surge in gang violence, a recent UN report underscores the critical need for an unwavering...

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02.04.2024 GDI 2025: How the Government Defence Integrity Index works, what we assess, and what’s new in the latest iteration 

By Patrick Kwasi Brobbey (Research Project Manager), Léa Clamadieu and Irasema Guzman Orozco (Research Project Officers)    Corruption in defence and security heightens conflict risks, wastes public resources, and...

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28.03.2024 GDI 2025: A new chapter in fighting corruption in defence & security sectors worldwide

March 28, 2024 – Transparency International – Defence & Security (TI-DS) is excited to announce the start of work on the next iteration of the Government Defence Integrity Index...

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06.03.2024 Urgent need for full independent inquiry to get to the bottom of who is responsible after two men acquitted of paying bribes in corrupt Saudi arms deal 

March 6, 2024 – Following the acquittal of two men charged with paying bribes to secure and maintain a major multi-billion-pound defence contract with Saudi Arabia, a full independent...

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21.02.2024 Event: Joining the Dots: Gender, Corruption and Insecurity

  Join Transparency International Defence and Security online as we explore how conflict, insecurity and corruption fuel gender inequality. Register today As gender advocates gather at the United Nations...

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16.02.2024 Munich Security Conference: Confronting the invisible threat of corruption 

February 16, 2024 – Transparency International is to shed light on a critical yet overlooked threat at this year’s Munich Security Conference: the use of ‘strategic corruption’ as a...

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15.02.2024 African Union 2024 summit: United front against defence corruption required for lasting peace

February 15, 2024 – As African leaders gather in Addis Ababa for the 2024 African Union (AU) Summit, the urgent agenda of addressing peace and security takes centre stage....

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06.02.2024 Victory for anti-corruption activism underscores pivotal role of informed citizens in fortifying integrity

February 6, 2024 – A successful campaign in Ukraine for the publication of prices paid for non-lethal procurement by the country’s Ministry of Defence highlights how greater transparency can...

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02.02.2024 Ukraine military procurement fraud poses significant threat to safety and security of Ukrainian people

Revelation highlights danger of collusion in arms procurement   February 2, 2024 – Responding to reports that officials in Ukraine had uncovered a mass procurement fraud in the country’s...

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18.01.2024 A good day for asset recovery: $8.9million from arms procurement corruption to be returned to Nigeria

January 18, 2024 – Transparency International Defence & Security welcomes the seizure of $8.9million that was siphoned off by corrupt Nigerian officials from funds meant to be used to...

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17.01.2024 Ecuador crisis: Transparency and accountability in defence & security forces essential for public trust

January 17, 2024 – Responding to the escalating violence in Ecuador, Josie Stewart, Head of Transparency International Defence & Security, said: “Effective civil engagement and open dialogue are the...

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