This is a collection of documents and books published by Transparency International: "Transparency International, the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption, brings people together in a powerful worldwide coalition to end the devastating impact of corruption on men, women and children around the world. TI's mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption. Transparency International is a global network including more than 90 locally established national chapters and chapters-in-formation. These bodies fight corruption in the national arena in a number of ways. They bring together relevant players from government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business. TI's global network of chapters and contacts also use advocacy campaigns to lobby governments to implement anti-corruption reforms.

Recent Submissions

  • Codes of conduct for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

    Chêne, Marie (Transparency International, 2012-05-22)
    "As the bulk of business in most economies is conducted by SMEs, there are major potential benefits associated with implementing ethics management programmes within small and middle sized firms. Codes of conduct constitute a central element of business ethics programmes to ensure that the company’s activities comply with relevant laws and regulations and provide adequate guidance to employees and other key stakeholders on what behaviours and business conduct are expected of them. This answer provides a few examples of codes of conduct specifically developed for SMEs as well as examples of business ethics related activities conducted by TI national chapters that specifically target SMEs. "
  • Transparencia Internacional (TI) 1993-2003 [Transparency International (TI) 1993-2003]

    Díaz, Celia S. (Revista Trimestral Latinoamericana y Caribeña de Desarrollo Sustentable, 2004)
    "En su sección Acerca de TI se nos dice que es la "única organización no gubernamental a escala mundial dedicada a combatir la corrupción", y que para esto aúpa a sectores de la sociedad civil, sector privado y los gobiernos en una vasta agrupación global. Mediante sus diversas secciones en el mundo y su secretariado internacional, TI enfrenta las diferentes formas de corrupción, tanto en el interior de los países como en el plano de las relaciones económicas, comerciales y políticas internacionales. El propósito de esta organización y de su sitio web es que las personas comprendan y enfrenten lo que TI denomina "los dos rostros de la corrupción: quien corrompe y quien permite ser corrompido"". ["In their About section says that IT is "the only non-governmental global organization devoted to combating corruption," and that this aúpa sectors of civil society, private sector and governments in a vast global pool. Through its various sections in the world and its international secretariat, IT faces the different forms of corruption, both within countries and in terms of economic, trade and international political relations. The purpose of this organization and its website is that people understand and face what TI calls "the two faces of corruption: who corrupts and who can be corrupted"".]
  • El control ciudadano del financiamiento político [Citizen oversight of political financing]

    Speck, Bruno (Transparency International (TI), 2007)
    "Transparency Internacional (TI) es la organización de la sociedad civil que lidera la lucha contra la corrupción en el mundo. A través de su red de casi 100 capítulos nacionales y su secretaría internacional, en Berlín, Alemania, TI genera información sobre los alcances, efectos y costos de la corrupción. Colabora con representantes de los sectores públicos, privados y con otras organizaciones de la sociedad civil para promover e implementar reformas para enfrentar la corrupción, reconocida como una de las causas principales de la pobreza e inequidad en el mundo. Entre los principales focos de corrupción que amenazan a nuestras sociedades, Transparency International identifica al financiamiento de los partidos políticos y campañas electorales como una importante área de riesgo". ["Transparency International (TI) is the civil society organization leading the fight against corruption worldwide. Through its network of nearly 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI generates information about the scope, effects and costs of corruption. Collaborate with representatives of public, private sector and other civil society organizations to promote and implement reforms to address corruption, recognized as one of the main causes of poverty and inequality in the world. The main sources of corruption that threaten our societies, Transparency International identifies the funding of political parties and election campaigns as a major risk area".]
  • La responsabilidad social de las empresas en el proceso electoral [The social responsibility of business in the electoral process ]

    Instituto Ethos (Transparency International, 2008)
    "La corrupción es uno de los desafíos centrales que tienen que enfrentar los paises en el camino hacia un desarrollo económico sostenido, hacia una sociedad más justa y hacia un sistema político en el cual los ciudadanos depositen su confianza" ["Corruption is one of the key challenges that face the country on the road to sustained economic development, towards a more just society and to a political system in which citizens place their trust"]
  • Transparency International Strategy 2015

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-03-01)
    For the past 18 years, Transparency International has worked hard to place and maintain corruption high on the political and business agenda. In that time we have established a strong reputation for measuring and fighting corruption. TI has raised awareness of the devastating effects of corruption and worked with governments, business leaders, local communities and other civil society organisations to fight against it. Today the TI Movement includes more than 100 independent national chapters and partners around the world, which take action in support of our mission “to stop corruption and promote transparency, accountability and integrity at all levels and across all sectors of society”. TI has recently developed a new five year strategy which sets out a number of important directions for the Movement.
  • Mapping Transparency,Accountability and Integrity in Primary Education in South Africa

    Døssing, Helle; Mokeki, Letshego; Weideman, Marinda (Transparency International, 2011-07-14)
    This report presents the findings from extensive research and surveys on governance and corruption in the primary education sector in South Africa, and is part of the Transparency and Integrity in Service Delivery in Africa (TISDA) project. The project aims to contribute to greater integrity, transparency and accountability in key social service sectors, and thus lead to better access to public services.
  • Mapping Transparency and Itegrity Deficits in Primary Education in Cameroon

    Ambassa, Léonard; Ngwe, Gabriel; Dossing, Helle (Transparency International, 2011-07-27)
    This report presents the findings from extensive research and surveys on governance and corruption in the primary education sector in Cameroon, and is part of the Transparency and Integrity in Service Delivery in Africa (TISDA) project. The project aims to contribute to greater integrity, transparency and accountability in key social service sectors, and thus lead to better access to public services.
  • European Neighbourhood Policy

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-03-01)
    This reports assesses the degree to which the government of Armenia has complied with its 2006 European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) commitments. The report monitors progress made throughout 2010 in addressing judicial reform, civil service administration and the fight against corruption (as defined by compliance with GRECO recommendations).
  • European Neighbourhood Policy

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-03-01)
    This reports assesses the degree to which the government of Azerbaijan has complied with its 2006 European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) commitments. The report monitors progress made throughout 2010 in addressing judicial reform, civil service administration and the fight against corruption (as defined by compliance with GRECO recommendations).
  • Progress Report 2011

    Heimann, Fritz; Dell, Gillian; Mccarthy, Kelly (Transparency International, 2011-05-24)
    This is the seventh annual Progress Report on Enforcement of the OECD Convention. The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, adopted in 1997, requires each State Party to make foreign bribery a crime. The Convention has 38 parties and is overseen by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
  • TI Working Paper [ No 07,2010]

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-02-28)
    Timber trafficking is a trans-national problem. The high profits involved in the illegal timber trade provide incentives for smugglers to launder illegal timber for sale on international markets. This paper argues how an anti-corruption approach to the problem may help to finally break the trafficking chain.
  • Resisting Extortion and Solicitation in International Transactions

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-03-21)
    Companies facing extortion now have a new anti-corruption tool based on real-life scenarios of solicitation and extortion demands. RESIST (Resisting Extortions and Solicitations in International Transactions) is primarily a training tool to help employees counter solicitation and extortion demands in the most efficient and ethical manner, acknowledging they might be accompanied by a threat. The tool also aims to help companies reduce the probability of such demands being made. Over 20 companies and organisations contributed to designing RESIST, based on their experience of solicitation and extortion demands.
  • Global Corruption Report

    Sweeney, Gareth; Dobson, Rebecca; Despota, Krina; Zinnbauer, Dieter (Transparency International, 2011-06-02)
    The Global Corruption Report is the first comprehensive publication of its kind to explore the corruption risks related to tackling climate change. From international policy-making to national level mitigation and adaptation strategies and with a special focus on the forestry sector, the GCR draws on the expertise of more than 50 experts and practitioners from the anti-corruption movement and the climate change field.
  • Safe Hands

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-08-16)
    We have drawn up recommendations to help FIFA undertake fundamental change and regain trust in the aftermath of recent controversies. The recommendations draw on our long experience in advising governments, businesses and organisations that seek to be more accountable, as well as tools we’ve developed to strengthen organisational integrity and reduce opportunities for corruption. Taken together, these approaches can bring more transparency to world football.
  • Working Paper [No.04/2011]

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-11-08)
    Unprecedented pressures on land and its governance have been created. As evident around the globe, where land governance is deficient, high levels of corruption often flourish. Under such a system, land distribution is unequal, tenure is insecure, and natural resources are poorly managed.
  • Système National D'intégrité le Dspositif Français de transparence et d'intégrité de la vie publique et économique [National Integrity System Device for French Transparency and Integrity Public Life and Economic]

    Transparency International (Transparency International, 2011-12-08)
    Ce rapport dresse un état des lieux du dispositif français de transparence et d’intégrité de la vie publique et économique. Il constitue la partie française d’une initiative de dimension européenne soutenue par la Commission Européenne1. L’objectif de cette initiative est d’évaluer le dispositif anti-corruption - le « Système National d’Intégrité » ou « SNI » - de 26 pays2 dans le but de promouvoir des réformes durables et efficaces. L’enjeu est d’importance. Selon l’Eurobaromètre 20093, 78% des citoyens européens estiment en effet que la corruption représente un problème réel dans leur pays. En France, cette opinion atteint 73%.(This report provides an overview of the French transparency and integrity in public life and economic. It is the French part of a Europe-wide initiative supported by the European Commission)
  • Bribe Payers Index 2011

    Hardoon, Deborah; Heinrich, Finn (Transparency International, 2011-11-02)
    The 2011 Bribe Payers Index ranks 28 of the world’s largest economies according to the perceived likelihood of companies from these countries to pay bribes abroad. It is based on the views of business executives as captured by Transparency International’s 2011 Bribe Payers Survey.
  • National Integrity System Assessment Czech Republic

    Jansa, Petr; Bureš, Radim (Transparency International, 2011-12-08)
    The National Integrity System (NIS) assessment approach provides a framework which anti-corruption organisations can use to analyse both the extent and causes of corruption in a given country as well as the effectiveness of national anti-corruption efforts. In the Czech Republic the weakest NIS pillars are public sector, law enforcement and prosecution service (each pillar scored about 40% of the imaginary ideal result), the strongest are ombudsman and supreme audit institution (90% and 76%, respectively) and the remaining pillars oscillate around 56%.
  • Daily Lives and Corruption

    Hardoon, Deborah; Heinrich, Finn (Transparency International, 2011-12-22)
    Between 2010 and 2011, more than 7500 people were interviewed in six South Asian countries – Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka – on their views of corruption levels in their countries and their governments’ efforts to fight corruption. This report examines the frequency of reports of bribery in different sectors and institutions, the reasons respondents paid bribes during the last year and also investigates public willingness to engage in the fight against corruption.
  • Transparency International Annual Report 2010

    Harrison, Alice; Sidwell, Michael (Transparency International, 2011-07-06)
    We are a global movement sharing one vision: a world in which government, politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. Discover how we are turning our vision into reality.

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