Integrity Commissions and Anti-Corruption Bodies across the Caribbean are strengthening efforts to work together, exchange information and build a network. The British Commonwealth Secretariat has been playing a leading role in this effort and hosted a conference in Trinidad and Tobago. The challenges are formidable, from addressing money laundering to corruption related to smuggling of drugs, guns, human trafficking and other crimes.Read More
The anti-corruption movement has made progress on many fronts in many countries over the last quarter century. The journey toward substantial elimination of corruption is long, the obstacles formidable and the skepticism ever- present.
This detailed paper traces the progress that the anticorruption movement has made on many issues in many countries. The paper highlight today’s key challenges. The paper was prepared for a conference at York University, Canada, November 5-7, 2015 titled “Educating for Integrity.”Read More
Today, I want to leave you with two central thoughts on this topic: first, we have seen two decades of increasing cooperation among a rising number of players across the world around the central mission of eliminating corruption; second, we have enormous opportunities to build on the progress and so work jointly as partners to forge outcomes that benefit all peoples.Read More
The United Nations Convention Against Corruption is the formal acceptance by the governments of the world, via the UN General Assembly, that not only is corruption wrong, but that it should be actively confronted. This is a milestone in the long fight to build a more honest system of governance across much of the world.Read More