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28.09.2021 Access to information in a world in crisis: how opacity in the defence sector makes countries more vulnerable to corruption

Our research shows Freedom of Information regimes in countries across the world are not good enough at protecting the public’s right to know By Ara Marcen and Najla Dowson-Zeidan...

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23.07.2021 In Haiti, a glimpse of a mercenary industry enabled by weak regulation

The assassination of Haiti’s president by a mercenary hit squad demonstrates the destabilizing effects of privatized force. The United States does not have the laws needed to prevent and...

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06.05.2021 Lobbying, revolving door, conflicts of interest: time to close the door to defence industry influence

May 6, 2021 – Close links between the defence industry and governments in Europe are jeopardising the integrity and accountability of national security decisions, according to a new report...

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28.04.2021 Defence decision-making in Italy exposed to corporate interests

New report warns close relationships and weak regulations leave door open to undue influence   28 April, 2021 – A close relationship between the defence industry and the Italian...

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25.02.2021 Addressing the nexus between corruption and conflict through Security Sector Reform

By Julien Joly, Thematic Manager, Corruption, Conflict and Crisis, Transparency International Defence & Security   Corruption, conflict and instability are profoundly intertwined. It has been shown time and again...

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25.02.2021 Anti-corruption and accountability ‘missing element’ to West Africa stabilisation and peacebuilding efforts

February 25, 2021 – Stabilisation and peacebuilding efforts in West Africa are being undermined by a failure to address underlying corruption and a lack of accountability in the region’s...

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09.02.2021 Defence companies are not doing enough to stop corruption. Only a commitment to transparency will turn things around

By Ara Marcen Naval, Head of Advocacy – Transparency International Defence & Security   Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no commitment to tackling...

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09.02.2021 World’s largest defence companies not doing enough to tackle corruption

ARMS INDUSTRY MUST DO MORE TO IMPROVE QUALITY AND TRANSPARENCY OF ANTI-CORRUPTION MEASURES February 9, 2021 – Nearly three-quarters of the world’s largest defence companies show little to no...

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09.12.2020 Urgent action needed to prevent corruption in Central and Eastern Europe defence sectors

New research from Transparency International Defence & Security warns of high corruption risk across CEE region   December 9 – Decades of progress towards greater democratisation across Central and...

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28.10.2020 Conflict, corruption and gender: Twenty years on from UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Two decades after the UN formally acknowledged the disproportionate and devastating impact of armed conflict on women and girls with the landmark Security Council Resolution 1325, we speak with...

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26.10.2020 A year into mass protests, Lebanon’s leaders must finally take action against corruption

By Benedicte Aboul-Nasr, Project Officer, Transparency International – Defence & Security   On October 17, 2019, Lebanese citizens took to the streets in response to a government proposal to...

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23.10.2020 Nigeria must stop using violence against protesters

Governance reforms, including to security sector, are urgently needed   23 October 2020 – Transparency International condemns the Nigerian state’s excessive use of force and the continued perpetration of...

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