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  • 20-November-2015

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    Mongolia should make combating nepotism and political corruption a priority

    Mongolia’s rapid economic and social development, fuelled by the discovery of significant mineral resources, has exacerbated governance and corruption challenges.

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  • 4-November-2015

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    Uzbekistan must enforce anti-corruption laws and strengthen public sector integrity

    Uzbekistan has adopted its first anti-corruption action plan and established an anti-corruption coordination commission. Nevertheless corruption is widespread in Uzbekistan and remains a key obstacle for business.

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  • 21-October-2015

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    Latvia’s fight against foreign bribery overshadowed by enforcement weaknesses

    Latvia has improved its laws since acceding to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 2014. Yet serious personnel issues until recently as well as negative government commentary concerning KNAB, Latvia’s anti-corruption law enforcement agency, have cast doubts over its capacity to enforce those laws.

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  • 21-October-2015

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    Colombia needs to address major loopholes to hold companies liable for foreign bribery

    Colombia needs to improve its capacity to investigate foreign bribery by establishing an effective corporate liability regime, improving coordination between its numerous agencies and more rigorously training law enforcement, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

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  • 19-October-2015

    English

    OECD Working Group on Bribery report on Colombia launches Wednesday 21 October 2015

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a review of Colombia’s efforts to fight foreign bribery on Wednesday 21 October 2015 at 09.00 Bogota time/16.00 CET.

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  • 18-September-2015

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    OECD launches report on greater co-operation and information sharing between government agencies to counter financial crimes

    Vast amounts are lost to illicit financial flows, including tax evasion, money laundering, bribery and corruption. These crimes threaten the strategic, political and economic interests of both developed and developing countries. In a world of limited resources and increasing complexity, it is essential for government authorities to work closely together in a “whole of government” approach to best address these challenges.

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  • 22-June-2015

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    OECD encouraged by Israel’s recent investigative activity, but remains seriously concerned with overall efforts to enforce foreign bribery laws

    Israel is not sufficiently proactive in detecting and investigating foreign bribery, with no prosecutions over the past 7 years, despite 14 allegations of foreign bribery involving Israeli individuals or companies. The OECD Working Group on Bribery is, however, encouraged by the recently-opened investigations, and will pay close attention to how these evolve.

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  • 22-June-2015

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    OECD Working Group on Bribery report on Israel launches Wednesday 24 June 2015

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a review of Israel’s efforts to fight foreign bribery on Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 11.00 CET.

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  • 16-April-2015

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    Ukraine must enforce its new anti-corruption strategy and legislation

    Widespread corruption was one of the main reasons that led to the change of the political regime in Ukraine in 2014. The new administration pledged to fight corruption, a challenging task in the current context of the economic crisis and military conflict in the East of the country.

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  • 16-April-2015

    English

    Kyrgyzstan must implement anti-corruption policies and laws to reduce corruption

    Widespread corruption continues to be a major challenge for Kyrgyzstan’s development, despite efforts to streamline its anti-corruption policy and strengthen the institutional framework since 2012.

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