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International Anti Corruption Day

Out of the Mouth of Babes: 'Making Corruption' at the Expense of Children in Liberia

Robtel Neajai Pailey | Posted 02.09.2015 | World
Robtel Neajai Pailey

At the moment, children across the country like my niece are out of school because, among other problems, too many people have been 'making corruption' at their expense.

The International Fight to Conquer Kleptocracy and Corruption

Leslie R. Caldwell | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Leslie R. Caldwell

Fighting corruption is a global imperative. Today, on International Anti-Corruption Day, it is more important than ever that the international community re-affirm its collective commitment to preventing and eradicating public corruption.

Is Corruption Getting Worse?

Robert Greenhill | Posted 02.06.2013 | World
Robert Greenhill

Sunday marks World Anti-Corruption Day, a time to pause and ask ourselves: is corruption getting worse or are we simply becoming more open about discussing the problems that exist?

Technology Is Helping the Fight Against Corruption

Caroline Anstey | Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology
Caroline Anstey

As we mark International Anti-Corruption Day, we should acknowledge that there is no single quick fix for curbing corruption. But there are steps that can and should be taken to raise the cost of being corrupt -- to send a powerful message that corruption doesn't pay.

As Anti-Corruption Day Passes, a Look Back at 2010

Raymond Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond Baker

See some of the year's most significant moments in anti-corruption, and vote for the slides you feel represent the biggest challenges or advances.

Keeping Commitments

Raymond Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond Baker

This year's International Anti-Corruption Day is marred by a U.S. Chamber of Commerce attempt to weaken the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), our nation's flagship anti-corruption legislation.

A Global Economic and Moral Imperative

Sec. Gary Locke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sec. Gary Locke

Fighting corruption is an economic necessity. It is also a moral imperative that needs to become a top legal priority around the world. There is no country on earth that is immune from this plague.