The study looks at disclosure practices in five areas: anti-corruption and anti-bribery programmes, financial transparency, open governance, responsible political engagement, and whistleblowing policies

Irish public sector bodies, including semi-State companies and universities, need to be more proactive in publishing information that shows how they m(...)

Women from the Murle ethnic group wait in a line for a food distribution by the United Nations World Food Programme in Gumuruk, South Sudan. Photo by Simon Wohlfahrt/AFP via Getty Images

Rose Jamba, a 52-year-old maize farmer, has lost count of the “many” family members killed since South Sudan gained independence from Sudan a decade a(...)

Haitian president Jovenel Moise pictured at  a military parade in Port au Prince, Haiti, in November, 2019. Photograph: EPA

Haiti has declared a state of emergency after the assassination of its president Jovenel Moïse, who was shot dead during the night in his private home(...)

Over 60 per cent of people in Ireland believe corruption is a likely factor in the award of valuable public contracts. Photograph: iStock

More than two-thirds of people in Ireland believe “sextortion”, the practice of demanding sexual favours in return for services, is a problem, accordi(...)

Covid-related restrictions drove down cities’ liveability scores. Photograph: Collins

Dublin has dropped out of the top 10 in an index of the “most liveable” cities in the world due to Covid-related restrictions. The location ratings in(...)

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro: Last week said he had ended the country’s Car Wash anti-corruption drive “because there is no more corruption in government”. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty Images

A senior ally of Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro was found hiding money in his underwear by police investigating the embezzlement of publi(...)

Bulgaria’s prime minister Boyko Borissov: “It is time not only to change the political system but to restart the country.” Photograph: Francisco Seco

Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov has called for an overhaul of the constitution in an apparent effort to defuse weeks of anti-government protes(...)

Medical staff prepare to start administering drugs to a Covid-19 patient inside a field hospital in Machakos, Kenya. Photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

#CoronaBillionaires has been trending on Twitter in Kenya, as citizens complain about what many see as a select number of well-connected companies pro(...)

‘The more information that’s out there the less likely you will see scandals in the future,’ said John Devitt, chief executive of TI Ireland, which produced the report. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Kerry and Westmeath have been named the worst-performing local authorities in a study measuring councils’ efforts to curb potential corruption. The 2(...)

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork.com, last year’s winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Monday Results: Analog Devices, Campbell Soup. Indicators: US housing market index (Nov). Meetings: Dublin Chamber Future of Cruise Tourism in (...)

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