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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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19.06.2018 Independent Defenсe Anti-Corruption Committee: international audit for Ukroboronprom is an important step towards reform

19th June 2018, Kiev – The Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) announced on June 19th that it is in favour of the revised tender for an independent audit and strategic...

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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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28.05.2018 Nigeria: More spent on security votes per year than Army budget

Nigeria: More spent on security votes per year than Army budget Civil society groups call for scrapping of secretive security vote spending 28th May 2018, London/ Abuja – Ahead...

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16.05.2018 Ukroboronprom makes unprecedented move by announcing bona fide international financial audit tender

On Saturday, 12 May, the state-owned defence company Ukroboronprom posted an updated tender for a consultant on the e-procurement platform Prozorro. Ukroboronprom is now bound to an independent financial...

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01.04.2018 PROJECT LAUNCH: Strengthening CSO Engagement with Defence Institutions to Reduce Corruption and Strengthen Accountability in Mali

Transparency International Defence and Security has launched a new project “Strengthening CSO Engagement with Defence Institutions to Reduce Corruption and Strengthen Accountability in Mali”, funded by The United Nations...

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23.03.2018 Western states contributing to military control in Egypt

Western states contributing to military control in Egypt Opaque and wealth driven military failing to provide security 23rd March 2017 – Western states and arms companies have contributed to...

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