Anti-corruption technologies / Maldives opposition leader / Tackling procurement corruption

New technologies are a powerful tool to tackle corruption (News release).  Corruption threatens progress and peace, particularly for the poorest but new technologies can be used as a powerful tool to tackle it, said Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator at the IACC in Copenhagen.

United Nations Development Programme: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/news/2018/-undp--new-technologies-are-a-powerful-tool-to-tackle-corruption.html

 

Maldives Court Frees Opposition Leader Convicted of Bribery.  The High Court, in hearing an appeal by the opposition leader Qasim Ibrahim, said that there were procedural violations by the Criminal Court in convicting him.

VOA News:https://www.voanews.com/a/maldives-court-frees-opposition-leader-convicted-of-bribery/4623599.html

 

Why talking about procurement should be at the top of the agenda when talking about corruption (Blog).  Governments can play their role as a market regulator and as a buyer to create normative shifts around ethical supply chains and diverse suppliers.

Coby Jones, Georg Neumann, Hera Hussain/Open Government Partnership: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/stories/why-talking-about-procurement-should-be-top-of-agenda-when-talking-about-corruption

 

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