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22.09.2017 Arms industry should follow positive steps made by Heckler & Koch

 23rd September 2017, London – Transparency International Defence and Security welcomes the pledge by Heckler & Koch to no longer sell arms to corrupt states, and calls on 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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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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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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24.05.2017 Excessive secrecy and weak planning undermine the effectiveness of international assistance in the defense sphere – new study

May 24 2017 | Kyiv International security assistance to Ukraine is not always used effectively, according to new research on corruption risks in security assistance by the Independent Defence...

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18.05.2017 International community must join fight against defence corruption in Nigeria

Corruption in Nigerian defence sector benefitting Boko Haram 18th May, London – Deep-rooted corruption in the defence sector is crippling the Nigerian military in the fight against Boko Haram,...

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18.05.2017 Hidden defence budget benefits Boko Haram, undermines Buhari’s anti-corruption drive

Increase transparency in the security sector to defeat corruption. 18th May, Abuja – An opaque and secretive security sector will jeopardize President Buhari’s ambitious anti-corruption drive and is derailing...

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27.04.2017 Countering radicalisation with arms export controls

The world’s major arms exporters have a conflicted approach when it comes to dealing with what are effectively kleptocratic governments.

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25.04.2017 Transparency International Applauds New Bi-Partisan Anti-Corruption Bill

25th April 2017, London – New bi-partisan legislation to treat international corruption as a national security threat is a vital development following the February repeal of Section 1504 of...

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13.03.2017 Corruption Helped ISIS Take Mosul. Victory Cannot Last While It Persists

Without reducing the corruption that plagues the country’s government, terrorism will be impossible to defeat.

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21.02.2017 ISIS cannot be defeated without addressing corrupt conditions in which they thrive

21st February 2017, London – Western governments that ignore corruption are failing to address the root causes of violent extremist movements, such as ISIS, according to new research by...

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