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Analysis reveals corruption more pervasive in countries where money influences political power

Berlin, 23 January 2020 – More than two-thirds of countries – along with many of the world’s most advanced economies – are stagnating or showing signs of backsliding in their anti-corruption efforts, according to the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released today by Transparency International.

The TIAC report on Armenia's progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 16 prior to the Velvet Revolution of 2018 is now available on the website of the Anti-Corruption Knowledge Hub of Transparency International.

On December 20-21 a roundtable “Supporting Transparency in Iraq: A Reflection and Coordination Dialogue” took place in Erbil, Iraq. The event was organized by International Republican Institute’s Center for Global Impact with the help of the Iraqi field team. Sona Ayvazyan, Executive Director of Transparency International Anticorruption Center took part in the panel discussion via Skype on December 21 and presented the experience of Armenian civil society in the fight against corruption before and after the Armenian revolution of 2018.

9 December, 2019, Yerevan

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, Transparency International Anticorruption Center of Armenia (TIAC) had organized a panel discussion under the theme Fighting Corruption for Sustainable Development Goals seeking to present and discuss the progress made by Armenia towards achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 16. A large number of participants took part in the four separate panels, including representatives of the government, international organizations, civil society and the media.

Early 2019 was marked by the launch of a new parliament, formed through equal, competitive, and free elections, and the formation of an executive branch, which by its subsequent actions confirmed its clear political will to fight corruption. In the second half of 2019, a sound process of advancing anticorruption policy was pursued in Armenia which created the required bases for the legal and institutional system.

On December 3, 2019 ECNL and its local partners presented in Brussels, Belgium the main findings and recommendations of CSO Meter country and regional reports. TIAC Lawyer Anush Hakobyan and TIAC Expert Tatevik Margaryan participated in the presentation of the report.

Transparency International Defence & Security global programme has published “Corruption as Statecraft: Using Corrupt Practices as Foreign Policy Tools” report, which among other issues, addresses Armenia’s dependence on Russian gas.

The case study on Armenia is mentioned below,  the full report by Transparency International – Defence and Security, available here.

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