#endsilence on corruption / New Zealand shell / Sri Lanka RTI
INFO: Regional workshop to help countries with effective protection of whistleblowers to #endsilence on corruption cases. In order to help State parties with their full compliance in this area, the UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and Pacific is organizing a Regional Capacity Workshop on Promoting the Effective Protection of Witnesses and Reporting Persons in Corruption Cases in Bangkok, Thailand, on 26-27 April 2016.
Read here for more information: https://www.unodc.org/southeastasiaandpacific/en/what-we-do/anti-corruption/topics/03-regional-workshop.html
INFO: New Zealand shell company linked to global bribery network. The Unaoil company at the centre of a global oil industry bribery network appears to be owned by a New Zealand shell company.
Read the story by Rob Stock, in Stuff. http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/78436709/new-zealand-shell-company-linked-to-unaoil-global-oil-industry-bribery-scandal
INFO: Sri Lanka's Right to Information Bill nears reality. Journalists in Sri Lanka say the country is one step closer to having a more transparent system of government after a long-awaited Right to Information Bill was tabled in parliament.
Read the story in UCA News. http://www.ucanews.com/news/sri-lankas-right-to-information-bill-nears-reality/75607