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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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15.01.2024 Taiwan’s new leadership urged to strengthen defence integrity post-election 

Transparency International highlights key areas for anti-corruption efforts   January 15, 2024 – Following the elections in Taiwan, Ara Marcen Naval, Head of Advocacy at Transparency International Defence &...

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19.12.2023 Sanctions on former Afghan officials highlight corruption’s threat to security

December 19, 2023 – Transparency International Defence & Security welcomes the action taken in sanctioning two former Afghan officials for ‘widespread involvement in international corruption’. This move is an...

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19.12.2023 UNCAC CoSP10: The words are there, now bring on the action

Josie Stewart, head of Transparency International Defence & Security, reflects on a busy week at the Tenth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations...

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05.12.2023 Latest SIPRI report raises serious concerns over corruption in arms sector

December 5, 2023 – Four of the world’s 10 biggest arms producers listed in new research from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) show a concerning lack of...

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04.12.2023 Securing Integrity, Fostering Peace: Our call to action

By Josie Stewart, Programme Director As the sun set behind rugged mountains, casting a warm glow over the bustling streets of Kabul, whispers of fear filled the air. A...

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30.10.2023 Taiwan: the importance of building trust in defence institutions as China factor grows

Integrity is the cornerstone of peace and security, writes Yi Kang Choo. Amid the delicate security challenges currently facing Taiwan, we visited Taipei to share a roadmap for upholding...

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24.10.2023 The New Agenda for Peace doesn’t talk about corruption, but it will need to address it

The UN Secretary-General’s New Agenda for Peace, released in July, makes twelve modest but achievable recommendations on how we can prevent conflict and build peace better. None of them...

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