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Corruption Index — General Picture Across Europe Is Stagnation

Transparency International corruption index report – Europe stagnates


Gifts and Hospitality in UK Government – the National Audit Office Reports

Better reporting and more transparency needed?


Ukraine Today and Corruption in Public Procurement

Electronic auctions can mitigate corruption risk, increase supplier participation


Romania: Fighting Corruption Campaign Explodes, But There Are Consequences

Local Authorities in “signature fear.”


Compliance and ethics programmes – key to tackling public procurement corruption

Another strong addition to the Telles podcast series


Corruption in Government Supply Chains – Who is Taking Your Prime Contractor Out to Dinner?

US case illustrates the dangers


Auditing Report: Northern Ireland Events Company Covered Up Debts With Fabricated Invoices

A now defunct quango in Northern Ireland found its CEO had covered up £1.5m debts with misleading records


Pioneering Use of “Big Data” Could Indicate Corruption Risk in Public Procurement

The Public Procurement Podcasts return this month with a fascinating discussion about measuring corruption in public procurement. In the seventh episode of the podcast, Dr Pedro Telles interviews Dr Mihaly Fazekas, a research associate at the Department of Sociology of the University of Cambridge. Dr Mihaly is part of two major research projects, using “big…


Ukraine’s New Public Procurement Bill – A Step Up the Corruption Index Ladder?

Ukraine’s new law on public procurement is step towards cutting corruption and red tape


Refugee Crisis – Corruption More Likely When Public Procurement Processes are Circumvented

Authorities need to be aware of the risks when rapid action needed