corruption

  • 18 Nov 2009

    A handful of countries are responsible for the failure of a crucial meeting to agree to an effective mechanism which would give a global anti-corruption treaty real power, say NGOs.

  • 7 Nov 2009

    I’m sure that I’m not the only person feeling somewhat taken aback by the Prime Minister’s comments yesterday about corruption in Afghanistan.

  • 6 Nov 2009

    Over 100 faith leaders have written to the United Nations Secretary-General ahead of a crucial international meeting on corruption. They insist that corruption is underming attempts to reduce global poverty.

  • 1 Oct 2009

    The news that BAE will be prosecuted shouldn't be such a surprise. In a fair world, it would be normal. But fairness is not a quality that has ever applied to BAE, a company that has spent years using its influence to avoid facing justice.

  • 1 Oct 2009

    The arms company BAE Systems will be charged with corruption after years of allegations and controversy. The Serious Fraud Office has asked the attorney-general to initiate prosecution on charges of multimillion pound bribery.

  • 11 Aug 2009

    Look out for a major convention on ‘Real Change’ in the near future, with input from civic groups (including churches) and a manifesto for wide-ranging reform, says Simon Barrow.

  • 29 Jul 2009

    The UK parliament’s new report on the Bribery Bill is an important step forward towards long-overdue legislation against corporate bribery overseas, says Christian Aid.

  • 3 Jun 2009
  • 26 Feb 2009

    Catholic aid agency CAFOD is calling for action to halt the suppression of groups and individuals working for change in the extractives industry in developing countries.

  • 5 Feb 2009

    The global fiscal crisis is exposing the dark underbelly of evasion, greed and corruption in the corporate sector.