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Entries in United Nations Convention Against Corruption (5)


Lebedev only partly right in calling for more enforcement

Russian businessman and publisher Alexander LebedevIn 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.

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Are China's views on foreign bribery changing?

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.

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The impact of corruption on women, strategies for change (Part 2)

Photo courtesy of Transparency International via YouTube 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.

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The impact of corruption on women, strategies for change 

Photo courtesy of Transparency International via YouTubeThis 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.

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B20 Task Force: Is it time for an international mechanism for resolving disputes?

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.

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