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  • 27-April-2016

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    Argentina must seize chance to fight corruption

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Transactions has repeatedly over 15 years urged Argentina to strengthen its efforts to fight corruption and foreign bribery. During that time, the Working Group has recommended that Argentina change its laws to hold companies liable for corruption and to extend jurisdiction to Argentines who commit foreign bribery overseas.

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  • 25-April-2016

    English

    High-Level OECD Mission to Meet Argentine Officials on Fighting Foreign Bribery

    A high-level Working Group mission will visit Buenos Aires on 26-27 April 2016 and meet senior Argentine government officials.

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  • 13-April-2016

    English

    Development aid rises again in 2015, spending on refugees doubles

    Development aid totalled USD 131.6 billion in 2015, representing a rise of 6.9% from 2014 in real terms as aid spent on refugees in host countries more than doubled in real terms to USD 12 billion. Stripping out funds spent on refugees, aid was still up 1.7% in real terms, according to official data collected by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).

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  • 24-February-2016

    English

    Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Slovenia’s limited implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery expresses its serious concern regarding the situation of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption (CPC) in Slovenia.

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  • 24-February-2016

    English

    Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Finland’s limited implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery expresses its serious concern with Finland’s continued failure to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • 24-February-2016

    English

    Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Belgium’s limited implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery has serious concerns regarding Belgium’s limited efforts to comply with the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • 9-December-2015

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    International Anti-Corruption Day Statement by Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery

    International Anti-Corruption Day provides us all with a unique opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made over the past year in the global fight against corruption, but also to think about the work that remains to be done in the years ahead.

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  • 20-November-2015

    English

    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

    English

    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

    English

    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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