Today, Transparency International Hungary presented the Global Corruption Report of the international anti-corruption organization, which analyzes the corruption risks of climate change.
A Users’ Guide to Measuring Corruption, jointly produced by UNDP and Global Integrity, is one of the first attempts to explore how best to use existing tools to measure what is increasingly viewed as one of the major impediments to development: corruption.
The European Parliament petition is a great advocacy opportunity at the EU level. This is a multi-European party initiative of six MEPs with the public support of Transparency International and Global Witness.
Corruption: Abuse of entrusted power for private gain
The highest scorers in the Corruption Perception Index 2009 are New Zealand, Denmark, and Sweden, while Hungary, Bahrain, and Cape Verde finished mid-table.
The Corruption Perceptions Index published by Transparency International in 2008 shows deterioration from last year in the degree of corruption in Hungary. Our country remained among the mid-table countries in terms of corruption, but has fallen back from its favorable position in the region.
Corruption is undermining justice in many parts of the world, denying victims and the
accused the basic human right to a fair and impartial trial. This is the critical
conclusion of TI’s Global Corruption Report 2007.