Category: Global

The staff of the Anti-Corruption & Governance Center at CIPE has compiled this list of recent publications and resources to help the global anti-corruption community, and is updated monthly. The most recent entries are placed near the top and extend through the last thirty days. We welcome your suggestions for additional articles, reports, and resources… Read More

In a significant milestone to educate humanitarian aid workers on corruption risks, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) launched a pilot anti-corruption training program in March 2021.  The need for innovative approaches to address corruption in humanitarian aid has been crystal clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Transparency International’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres, operating… Read More

Over a year since widespread lockdowns began and just a few months since COVID-19 vaccines started a mostly slow rollout, glimmers of hope are contrasting with deep ongoing crises around the world. Alongside the massive human and economic costs, the COVID-19 pandemic has been accompanied by an unprecedented global surge in cases of fraud, public… Read More

“If the soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.”  Victor Hugo Run a simple Google search with the keywords “customs” and “corruption,” and you will get approximately 34 million results. There is a good reason for that…. Read More

In response to global trends and the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the US Congress passed an overhaul of anti-money laundering (AML) laws in a New Year’s Day 2021 vote. The reforms include a beneficial ownership register and statutory recognition of the FinCEN Exchange. These are encouraging developments. The new AML laws… Read More

As 2020 draws to a close, pandemic fatigue has clashed with a second global surge in COVID-19 cases. A new round of full or partial lockdowns has spread across Asia, Europe, and North America, hampering economic recovery and reversing progress made earlier in the year. Businesses around the world face an urgent challenge, both to reassure their employees and customers that their health and safety are top priorities and prove that they are trustworthy members of society.  Chronic Discontent  Even though businesses of all sizes are playing a crucial role in keeping countries afloat—and will be the engine that restarts economic growth when the pandemic is… Read More

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