Entries by Corruption Watch

Strengthening public integrity, part 1 – the importance of an ethical public service

Public integrity means doing what is right for the economy and society. Political leaders are essential to public integrity because they set the tone for all levels under them – but time and time again they have shown that they cannot be trusted to lead with integrity. The OECD’s 10th annual global anti-corruption and integrity forum set out to address this issue, among others.

The legacy of Corruption Watch and the challenges ahead

Corruption Watch has achieved much in the first decade of its existence, but there is more work still to be done, writes the organisation’s acting chairperson Mzukisi Qobo. The continuing fight against corruption will require collaboration across civil society, the business community, and state agencies that are tasked with checking corruption.