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Middle East and North Africa: A very drastic decline - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Kinda Hattar, Transparency International. Despite the political changes that shook the Arab region six years ago, the hope for Arab countries to fight corruption and end impunity has not seen any progress yet. On the contrary, the ...and more »

Corruption and inequality: how populists mislead people - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Analysis by Finn Heinrich, Transparency International. With the launch of Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 just five days after Donald Trump's inauguration as US President, it's timely to look at the links between populism ...and more »

Sub Saharan Africa: Corruption is a big issue in 2016 African elections - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Paul Banoba, Transparency International. The elections held across Africa in 2016 provide a good reflection of corruption trends in the region. In countries like Ghana, which is the second worst decliner in the 2016 Corruption ...and more »

Asia Pacific: Fighting corruption is side-lined - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Regional analysis by Kate Hanlon, Transparency International. The majority of Asia Pacific countries sit in the bottom half of the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. 19 out of 30 countries in the region scored 40 or less out of 100. Poor performance ...and more »

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016: Vicious circle of corruption and inequality must be tackled - Transparency International (press release) (blog)

Issued by Transparency International Secretariat. Translations: AR | RU | PT | ES | FR. 2016 showed that around the world systemic corruption and social inequality reinforce each other, leading to popular disenchantment with political establishments ...and more »

New Zealand and Denmark deemed the 'least corrupt' countries in the world -

New Zealand has regained its top spot in a global watchdog's rundown of the most corruption-free countries in the world. Transparency International, a Berlin-based anti-corruption organisation, uses World Bank data, the World Economic Forum and other ...and more »

Asia's Corruption Detailed in New Index - Radio Free Asia

This graphic details Transparency International's 2016 Corruption Perception Index for countries covered by Radio Free Asia. RFA. In what looks like a race to the bottom, North Korea is ranked as the most corrupt country in Asia with the closed ...and more »

Global public sector corruption fuels rise of populist politicians, report says - The Guardian

Transparency International index shows perceptions of corruption growing, giving a boost to leaders who claim they will challenge the system. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content · Annie Kelly.and more »

New Zealand reclaims title as world's least corrupt country - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand has reclaimed its ranking as the least corrupt country in the world in an international survey. Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016 gave New Zealand a score of 90 points out of 100, placing it first-equal with ...and more »

Unreported corruption still likely in Switzerland -

Switzerland has moved up two spots to fifth place in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016. Experts have warned against complacency, saying the country is still home to hidden corruption. The annual surveyexternal link, ...and more »