Tag: corruption

  I’ve been playing board games since I learned to play chess at six. Over the past five years, board games have become a booming niche industry. The most popular games—like the Settlers of Catan—sell millions upon millions of copies, while the most venerated games—like Gloomhaven—have large online forums devoted to custom player-created content, tips… Read More

Photo credit: David Yu By James Reston, a Washington, DC-based researcher, whose work focuses on human rights, corruption, internet freedom, and security. Global business leaders can reduce corruption and boost productivity by upholding LGBTI+ rights. Even with rapid progress on LGBTI+ rights in the last decade, 69 countries still criminalize same-sex relations and 155 lack anti-discrimination… Read More

Photo Credit: ShareAlike 2.0 By Eliza Pugh, Program Coordinator with CIPE’s Program Coordination Unit This June, women from the world’s top 24 national soccer teams will play in nine cities across France in the most acclaimed tournament of their lives. The Women’s World Cup, like the men’s, is organized and run by the Fédération Internationale… Read More

Source: CIPE By Liad Roytfarb, a fellow with CIPE’s Anti-Corruption and Governance Center In September 2018, a CIPE conference highlighted the growing concern over corrosive capital. Corrosive capital is state-driven capital transmitted from authoritarian countries to different parts of the world that can have negative effects on democratic institutions and private enterprise. CIPE and the… Read More

Photo Credit: Vinnytsia City Council Corruption in the public sector is a common problem, and exists all over the world. Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, China, Brazil, and many other countries suffering from endemic corruption are often saddled with complex bureaucracies, which allow corrupt officials to extract vast sums of wealth from citizens in exchange for processing services… Read More

Photo Credit: FARS News Agency Across the globe, countries have taken varying approaches to combat the problem of corruption. In South Africa, the Parliament finally took steps to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable for his unethical dealings, resulting in his resignation in February 2018. While in Bangladesh, the head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party Khaleda… Read More

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