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Now is the time to act against corruption – 18th IACC kicks off

The 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) gets under way in Copenhagen, Denmark, today. Corruption Watch folk are there, as regular delegates and also as part of the Young Journalists programme. The theme for this year’s event is Together for Development, Peace, and Security: Now is the Time to Act. “Today’s polarised politics fuels many evils:  Populism and extremism, Read more >

The argument for an int’l anti-corruption court

By Richard Goldstone and Robert Rotberg First published on the Global Anticorruption Blog In a 2018 Daedalus article, senior US district judge Mark L. Wolf explained that The World Needs an International Anticorruption Court (IACC) and charted a course for its creation. In a recent post on this blog, Professor Alex Whiting characterised the IACC Read more >

Scorpions’ downfall due to political interference

By Kwazi Dlamini The African Union declared 2018 the year of combating corruption on the continent. In South Africa, as more and more corruption scandals are uncovered, the country’s disadvantaged are no better off, while the rich are getting richer. Many of the latter gain their wealth by looting state coffers. South Africa has struggled Read more >

Art meets activism in the Fair Play song competition

Calling all young musically minded corruption fighters! Transparency International and JM International have just launched the Fair Play Anti-Corruption Youth Voices music competition! Supported by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fair Play is open to original songs by young bands (members must be between 18-35 years old) on the themes of anti-corruption, integrity and Read more >

17th IACC: time for justice, equity, security, trust

The 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) took place in Panama City, Panama, last week, under the theme Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust. Gathering in the home town of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers, anti-corruption activists called for an end to the illicit networks that secrecy jurisdictions foster. Read more >

New initiative from TI is no beauty contest

The 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is under way in Putrajaya, Malaysia – the conference runs from 2 – 4 September 2015 under the theme Ending Impunity: People. Integrity. Action. This year’s IACC brings together 1 000 anti-corruption fighters – Corruption Watch among them – from more than 130 countries to forge solutions to the Read more >