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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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24.10.2019 New Research Offers Roadmap to Tackle Corruption in Mali’s Defence Sector

October 24, Bamako – Mali’s defence sector has undergone a comprehensive health check in new research from Transparency International – Defence and Security (TI-DS), which stresses the need for urgent...

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16.09.2019 Major Changes to Flagship Government Defence Index

September 16th 2019, London – Transparency International’s Defence and Security Programme (TI-DS) has made some significant changes to its flagship Government Defence Anticorruption Index ahead of the first wave...

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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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06.09.2019 Five ways that civil society organisations can contribute to the Arms Trade Treaty

Last week, Transparency International Defence & Security (TI-DS) attended the Fifth Annual Conference of States Parties (CSP5) to The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), where delegations of the 104 signatories...

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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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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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04.10.2018 Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index 2019

Transparency International Defence & Security would like to announce the initial phase of the 2019 edition of the Defence Companies Anti-Corruption Index (DCI). Update: Following a thorough review of...

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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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