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IACD 2019: Time to act against corruption, climate crisis

Source: Transparency International Today 9 December, is International Anti-Corruption Day. This year it falls in the middle of the world’s most important climate conference, the COP25, currently underway in Madrid, Spain. Our minds do not often make the link between climate and corruption, but unfortunately the two are deeply interlinked.  International funding for climate adaptation and Read more >

Whistle-blower protection a focus of IACD

There is a new anti-corruption task team (ACTT) in town, it means business and South Africans just have to keep watching this space. Delegates at the official international anti-corruption day event, held to mark the worldwide initiative and hosted by the government in Tshwane on Monday, 10 December, were told of a newly rejuvenated ACTT Read more >

IACD: trillions lost to corruption

Source: United Nations News Yesterday, 9 December, marked the annual International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD), set up by the UN to raise awareness of the devastating impact of corruption, and to look back on the year and assess progress in the fight to eradicate the scourge. Every year, trillions of dollars – equivalent to more than 5% Read more >

CW launches hard-hitting animation video on IACD 2017

In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video that highlights how corruption affects us all and why it matters to hold our leaders to account. “#Wepay” is the product of a partnership between Corruption Watch Read more >

CW announces plans for Int’l Anti-Corruption Day

To commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, Corruption Watch has planned a range of activities to mark the UN-designated day and to heighten awareness of the impact of corruption. The Corruption Watch team will launch a fresh, innovative animated video that highlights how corruption affects us all and why it matters to hold our Read more >

Anti-corruption strategy success not guaranteed

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day. To coincide with the worldwide event, the government is hosting an gathering that focuses on its draft national anti-corruption strategy (NACS). The document was supposed to have been released today, but the long-awaited moment has been delayed. Corruption Watch’s executive director David Lewis attended the event. Read his speech below: Read more >

Media invitation: CW marks Int’l Anti-Corruption Day

8 December 2016 Media Invitation Corruption Watch marks International Anti-Corruption Day at Newtown Junction Corruption Watch invites you to attend an anti-corruption activation on Friday 9 December 2016, to commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day, an annual UN-designated calendar event to raise awareness of corruption. The theme for 2016 is United against corruption for development, peace and Read more >

Break the corruption chain

Today is International Anti-Corruption Day, a campaign driven by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The theme of this year’s event is Breaking the chain of corruption, and it sends the message that fighting corruption starts with the individual. A positive and pro-active stance against corruption is the Read more >

Call for transparency and meritocracy in public service

With a committed attitude of integrity in public servants, South Africa can very well start winning the fight against the scourge. These were the views shared by a panel that led discussions at the annual commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day in Pretoria on Tuesday. The event, jointly organised by the Public Service Commission (PSC), the Read more >

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