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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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19.02.2020 Crisis in the Sahel: Why tackling corruption in defence and security is essential to securing peace

By Matthew Steadman, Project Officer – Conflict & Insecurity   2019 was a deeply concerning year for the Sahel. Attacks by extremist groups have increased five-fold in Mali, Niger...

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14.01.2020 Major gaps in American corruption risk assessments for arms sales

January 14, 2020 – Sweeping reforms to controls on American arms sales abroad are increasing holes in checks to identify and curb corruption – measures that can also be...

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18.12.2019 Three things the Government Defence Integrity Index can tell us about defence and security in the MENA region

By Steve Francis OBE, Director of Transparency International – Defence & Security The Government Defence Integrity Index (GDI) is the first global analysis of corruption risks and the existence...

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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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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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11.06.2018 Ensuring any enforcement action against Airbus meets fair justice standards

View letter Dear Director Ensuring any enforcement action against Airbus meets fair justice standards We are writing as concerned anti-corruption organisations that have seen the effect of corporate bribery...

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07.06.2018 Fresh allegations of illegal lobbying on behalf of Italian defence company must be fully investigated

6th June 2018, London – New allegations made by Corruption Watch U.K.  that British intermediaries took corrupt payments from an Italian defence company, to secure defence contracts in South...

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20.03.2018 Re-opening of defence corruption charges against Zuma welcomed

 20th March 2018, London – The re-opening of corruption charges against former South African President  Jacob Zuma, relating to a 1999 arms deal, are a welcome step and should...

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19.01.2018 Transparency International concerned by corruption allegations against British defence firm

19th January 2018, London – Commenting on an announcement by the Serious Fraud Office that it is investigating Chemring Group PLC, a British Defence Company, for corruption, money laundering...

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