The future is always uncertain, but rarely in our lifetimes has it felt more so.
As many countries begin to cautiously relax limits on public life put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus, thoughts turn to what kind of world those emerging from lockdown are stepping into, and what comes next.
The crisis is of course by no means over. There will be intense political, economic and social changes in the coming
The case to end corporate secrecy is stronger than ever
This week marks four years since the Panama Papers blew the lid on corporate secrecy. Back in 2016, the loopholes in a global financial system that fuel inequality and impunity for corruption became common knowledge.
Four years, countless scandals and a Netflix movie later, there has been significant progress but tax justice and corporate secrecy continue to be pressing problems.
In the coronavirus era, there are two kinds of decisions: emergency responses to the crisis and everything else.
As worldwide lockdowns and states of emergency limit public oversight, it is becoming increasingly clear that any ongoing non-emergency business that requires thorough deliberation needs to be postponed. Crisis-mode governance has to be limited to emergency matters only.
At Transparency International, we recognise female anti-corruption fighters – including fierce advocates from our movement – each and every day, but this International Women’s Day we want to get real in honour of women who are often unable to stand up against abuses of power.
Palestinian demonstrators burn portraits of U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the slogan in Arabic "Down with the Deal of the Century" during a protest in Gaza's Jabalia refugee camp on Jan
The companies of Lőrinc Mészáros a childhood friend of the Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán, enjoyed another good year in 2019. According to a Hungarian business news portal the companies owned by the businessman and his associates won tenders for 415 billion forints (1.26 billion euros) worth of public procurement-based
A court in Kyrgyzstan Saturday ordered a businessman to be held in pre-trial detention for two months over a fraud investigation that activists say is motivated by his partner’s anti-corruption campaign.