Category: 17th IACC

Anger and inequality: On the ground in Panama after the Mossack Fonseca leak

Visit the Panama Canal and you’ll witness exuberant nationalism. Every new arrival watches a short video showing the long struggle by the Panamanian people to gain control of their waterway: first from the French, and then the Americans – with much flag-waving and jubilance when they finally did. Not referenced is the drama lurking in… Read more »

U4 Proxy Challenge Competition 2016 – Call for proposals

The Proxy Challenge Competition was launched in 2013 to help donors better assess the results of anti-corruption efforts. In 2014, the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre ran the first edition of the challenge, and brought together a body of promising, bespoke proxy indicators. How do you tell whether a country is successfully fighting corruption? In this… Read more »

Calling all Southern African land activists and anti-corruption warriors!

Exciting news! Ashoka, the International Anti-Corruption Conference and Transparency International have teamed up to launch the first ChangemakerXchange in Southern Africa from 2 – 5 October in Johannesburg, South Africa. In Africa, one in every two people needing to access land-related services is affected by corruption. This could be a bribe demanded by a housing official, a dodgy business deal that forces local… Read more »

Who is Your Anti-Corruption Hero?

Today Transparency International announces the call for nominations for its anti-corruption award, which will be presented to the winner at the 17th IACC in Panama. The global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Anti-Corruption Award. Launched in 2000 as the Integrity Award, the award has been renamed to focus on… Read more »

Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust.

The theme of the 17th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust. At the 16th IACC in Malaysia the global movement declared their commitment to zero tolerance of impunity for corruption. “Time for Justice” is a global call to turn the pledge of zero tolerance into concrete action,… Read more »

The Panama Papers and Transparency International

Communicators are strong swimmers. We don’t always sprint, but we can handle long distances and the hard swim upstream. The Panama Papers have exposed a global web of secrecy and corruption that hurts all of us. It has also exposed the Chair of our chapter in Chile and that deeply troubled us. He of course had to resign. Transparency… Read more »

Save the date for the 17th IACC

We are delighted to announce that in exactly one year the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference will begin! The 17th IACC will take place from the 1st-4th December 2016 in Panama City, Panama. It will be hosted by the Panamanian Government represented by the Autoridad Nacional de Transparencia y Acceso a la Informacion (the Panamanian National Authority of Transparency… Read more »