Publications & Documents


  • 7-October-2011

    English

    A question of trust

    How can you be sure the toy you buy your child as a birthday present is safe? That your money is safe in the bank? That the tax you pay is not going to waste? The answer is essentially trust – but what happens when that trust breaks down, and how can you rebuild it?

  • 20-September-2011

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    Openness and Transparency - Pillars for Democracy, Trust and Progress

    Openness is one of the key values that guide the OECD vision for a stronger, cleaner, fairer world. This is why the OECD welcomes the launch of the Open Government Partnership today and the efforts led by Presidents Obama and Rousseff to promote government transparency, fight corruption, empower citizens and maximise the potential of new technologies to strengthen accountability and foster participation in public affairs.

  • 25-July-2011

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    Taking a robust stance on bribery (by William Hague, UK Foreign Secretary)

    "The UK Bribery Act, which came into force on 1 July, is an important step in Britain’s efforts to combat bribery. The Act will equip the UK courts with some of the most robust anti-bribery legislation in the world."

  • 19-July-2011

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    Fighting corruption at the OECD

    Corruption threatens good governance, sustainable economic development, democratic process, and fair business practices. The OECD is a global leader in the fight against corruption with a multidisciplinary approach addressing corruption in business, taxation, development aid and governance.

  • 30-June-2011

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    Corruption: Luxembourg must implement without delay its legislation against the bribery of foreign public officials, says OECD

    Luxembourg must step up its efforts to detect and prosecute cases of bribery of foreign public officials, particularly now that its legal framework has been strengthened, in compliance with the Anti-Bribery Convention

  • 30-June-2011

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    Corruption : OECD recognises Norway’s commitment to the fight against foreign bribery and recommends further improvements

    Norway has made significant progress in its efforts against the bribery of foreign public officials in recent years, according to a new OECD report. But more could be done to strengthen enforcement, including by focusing on the confiscation from companies of the proceeds of bribery.

  • 24-June-2011

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    The Fight against Foreign Bribery: New Laws, New Challenges, New Trends

    Combating bribery and corruption has become a top global priority, and it is central to our mission. We need to enhance our anti-corruption efforts, strengthen their coherence and improve cooperation with other important actors, like the legal profession practitioners, said Angel Gurría.

  • 16-June-2011

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    Update of Country Descriptions of Tax Legislation on the Tax Treatment of Bribes to Foreign Public Officials

    An updated summary of the tax treatment of bribes by Parties to the Convention and Observer Countries. It includes new information concerning Australia and Mexico.

  • 9-June-2011

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    Corruption: Quick and measurable action needed to tackle bribery and corruption in the Arab region, says OECD and UNDP

    Governments in the Arab region should quickly step up their efforts to tackle bribery and corruption in order to boost job creation, improve living standards through achieving the MDGs and promote trust in government.

  • 25-May-2011

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    OECD invites Russia to join Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD will today invite the Russian Federation to join the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. Secretary-General Angel Gurría will sign an exchange of letters with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrey Denisov, and Russia’s Minister for Economic Development, Elvira Nabiullina, at a ceremony during the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.

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