In his call for the establishment of an international anti-corruption agency during last week’s Economic Crime Conference in Cambridge, UK (“We must create a global force to fight corruption”), Alexander Lebedev put forward some convincing arguments about how putting a stop to corruption will have huge benefits for the economy and society. He’s right -- getting governments to work together to enforce the law more rigorously is a critical part of achieving that.
Entries in United Nations Convention Against Corruption (5)
China's crackdown on domestic corruption is by now widely known. But many, including myself, have suspected that a crackdown on foreign bribery would be much slower to develop. Recent news might begin to prove us wrong.
Part 1 of this three-part series looked at some statistics on women's experience with corruption.
Part 2 explores strategies that can help reduce women's experience with corruption, from business regulations and local safeguards, to women's representation in government bodies.
This post -- Part 1 of a three-part series -- reviews some statistics on women's experience with corruption -- as reported by women in eight developing countries -- and considers some reasons for the disparate impact on them.
The B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption's latest report is out, and the former director of the UK's Serious Fraud Office told me that there has been some notable changes of detail in it.