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corruption

The abuse of entrusted power for private gain.
 

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Land Corruption in Africa
24 January 2024
Southern Africa

Land ownership in South Africa is a complex topic, with dozens of laws regulating the purchase, redistribution, and tenure of land, as well as the property rights of landowners. These laws date back decades, through pre- and post-colonial apartheid eras, and they govern different spaces – urban and rural, commercial and residential, peri-urban and farming, and more.

31 October 2023
Zimbabwe

On 29 September, Zimbabwe granted a UAE-based firm conservation rights over 7.5 million hectares of its forests – about 20% of the country’s landmass. Under the deal, touted to be worth $1.5 billion, Blue Carbon General Trading will run forest preservation projects that will generate carbon credits to be sold on the global market.

28 July 2022
Laos

The Head of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment commented on the delay of land registration during the 2nd National Assembly Session on 22 July.

Panama Forest,Photo Credits:The UN-REDD Programme, Sonia Gonzalez
6 May 2022
Panama

COLÓN, Panamá — Hace aproximadamente 3 millones de años, salió del océano una masa terrestre y creó un istmo que conectó lo que ahora se conoce como América del Norte y del Sur. Hoy en día, el centro de ese puente de tierra es el país de Panamá, el cual presume de tener más diversidad de aves que cualquier otro país de América Central, pero cuyas selvas tropicales están sufriendo el impacto de la urbanización y la cría de ganado, lo que resulta en deforestación y contaminación del agua potable.

Ceremony in Mbaiki where Svetlana Troitskaia (center) is present with Dimitri Sytyi (left). [Center Folder]
3 April 2023
Central African Republic

On Facebook, Instagram, moderation is effective, content monitored. The user can still find diamonds for sale. The origin of these stones remains difficult to prove. Normally, the Kimberley Process allows for solid certifications, avoiding the circulation of blood diamonds. But our investigation reveals that behind a post is at the other end of the chain Russian mercenaries.

Carte de la concession attribuée à Bois Rouge. [EIC/OpenFacto].
27 July 2022
Central African Republic

Une entreprise, liée aux mercenaires russes de Wagner, a mis la main depuis février 2021 sur une immense parcelle de forêt en Centrafrique. Ils ne paient pas de taxes, sont en lien avec le pouvoir. Libre à eux d’exploiter le bois presque comme ils l’entendent. Enquête autour d’une nouvelle activité liée au groupe Wagner.

Rimba Disclosure Project says forest land is being openly advertised for sale online
19 February 2023
Malaysia

An independent forest monitoring watchdog has expressed shock that forest reserve land is being openly advertised for sale online every week.

Bolat Nazarbayev
3 February 2023
Kazakhstan

Authorities have apparently confiscated vast swathes of land from the unpopular brother of Kazakhstan’s first president, with the ruling Amanat party keen to take the credit as parliamentary elections loom.

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Bertelsmann Stiftung

The Bertelsmann Stiftung is committed to ensuring everyone can participate in society. Since the foundation was established in 1977, roughly 380 employees at our Gütersloh headquarters and other international locations have developed a wide range of projects and initiatives designed to achieve this goal.

British Academy

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. We have three principal roles: as an independent Fellowship of world-leading scholars and researchers; a Funding Body that supports new research, nationally and internationally; and a Forum for debate and engagement – a voice that champions the humanities and social science.

Central Asian Bureau for Analytical Reporting (CABAR.asia) is a regional analytical, informational and educational platform for Central Asia. Its mission is to develop expert and journalistic analytics, provide training on new media, and provide analytical support for broad social processes in the countries of the region.

This mission is implemented through the following areas:

Clima Info

O Instituto ClimaInfo surge com o objetivo de oferecer um ambiente livre de especulações e fake news sobre mudanças climáticas para contribuir com um debate produtivo, baseado em fatos e dados reais, sobre ações e políticas para a mitigação e a adaptação às consequentes mudanças climáticas globais.

No ClimaInfo você encontrará notícias, estudos e pesquisas sobre os vários temas relacionados às mudanças do clima,  além de entrevistas, análises e verificações de fatos. Além do site, mantemos boletim diário com o resumos diário das principais notícias publicadas na imprensa.

CurbingCorruption.com is a new website providing practical help for public officials and politicians planning anti-corruption reforms.

We provide you with two tools

A practical five-step approach – summarised in the left side bar – helps you develop your own anti-corruption initiative, large or small.  The Steps can be accessed at any time from the top navigation bar.

The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor facility established by eight development partners under an agreement with the GoU: Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the European Union. As development partners, the DGF shares a vision with the government and the people of Uganda of maintaining a corrupt-free Uganda. Therefore, DGF is committed to contributing to the fight against corruption by supporting CSOs and several state institutions whose mandate is to fight corruption.

Disruption Network Lab

Examining the intersection of politics, technology, and society, Disruption Network Lab exposes the misconduct and wrongdoing of the powerful.


The Global Initiative was born from a series of high-level, off the record discussions between mainly (though not exclusively) law-enforcement officials from both developed and developing countries in New York in 2011–12.

Global Witness exposes the hidden links between demand for natural resources, corruption, armed conflict and environmental destruction

Mission

Many of the world’s worst environmental and human rights abuses are driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system.  Global Witness is campaigning to end this. We carry out hard-hitting investigations, expose these abuses, and campaign for change.  We are independent, not-for-profit, and work with partners around the world in our fight for justice.

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The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is an international nonprofit professional association with its headquarters located in Fairfax, Virginia. GBA focuses on its members as individuals and organizations that are interested in promoting blockchain technology solutions to government, but does not advocate for any specific policy position. Membership is available to government employees along with student organizations, private sector professionals, and corporations. Membership fees are waived for government employees.

The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption. Established in 1983, the IACC takes place usually every two years in a different region of the world, and hosts from 800 to 2000 participants from over 135 countries worldwide.

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