Anti-Corruption Articles

Doc Edge film festival

1 June 2020

The 2020 Doc Edge festival “Life Unscripted” is online in New Zealand from Friday 12 June until Sunday 5 July.

International documentaries explore themes including political integrity, public sector and private sector accountability, and the challenges of upholding truth in journalism.

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Trust, transparency and values during COVID-19 recovery

1 June 2020

John Hall

As we move past the COVID-19 epidemic and into recovery, there is an ongoing need for legislative and policy innovation.

We must not forget our values in the excitement of doing new things.

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Will New Zealand continue to show it can be #1 in the world?

7 May 2020

Transparency and accountability must not be lost in the haste to respond to COVID-19. Trust is a commodity that is vital to New Zealand’s economic recovery in both domestic and export markets. Here are practical steps for businesses to take now while dealing with COVID-19 and preparing for after.

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Doc Edge Festival 2020

7 May 2020

Doc Edge, New Zealand’s International Documentary Film Festival, will run online in response to COVID-19.

This year’s programme includes international documentaries that explore themes including political integrity, public sector and private sector accountability, and the challenges of upholding truth in journalism.

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Intensive anti-corruption training for future leaders

17 February 2020

The School on Integrity, 6 – 12 July 2020,Vilnius, Lithuania.

Every summer since 2010 Transparency International has organised “The School on Integrity” in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris Law School in Vilnius.

This is another opportunity for New Zealanders to update themselves on what is happening internationally. Janine McGruddy represented New Zealand in 2016 or 2017.

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World Anti-Corruption Day 2019

12 December 2019

On International Anti-Corruption Day, 9 December, the Solomon Islands’ anti corruption worker, Ruth Liloqula, was saluted.

Ruth was awarded an Amalia Award in the Professional Excellence Category at the recent Annual Members Meeting of Transparency International in Berlin.

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Report of International Anti-Corruption Day from Integrity Fiji

12 December 2019

INTEGRITY FIJI organized its International Anti Corruption Day event on 9 December 2019. It was a significant day with formalisation of important partnering. 

Evident was the greater involvement of young people for creative methods/strategies to spread messages on anti-corruption, transparency and accountability themes.

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New Zealand’s GOPAC to have input into Parliamentary ‘code’

24 September 2019

Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) has been an advisor to the New Zealand branch of GOPACGOPAC is an international network of parliamentarians dedicated to good governance and combating corruption throughout the world.  

New Zealand’s GOPAC favours a principles-based Parliamentary code of ethics to cover all the people working in Parliament. The adoption of such a code by the New Zealand Parliament would be world leading.

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Brain Food Integrity Forums

24 September 2019

Our first public Integrity Forum provided a fascinating insight into the current activities of organised crime groups in New Zealand.  The systemic challenges around addressing fraud are being addressed by increasingly good coordination between key national agencies and with overseas anti-corruption and intelligence agencies. 

Registrations are open for two more public Integrity Forums in October.  

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ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement submission

4 August 2019

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Free trade agreements need to include strong anti-corruption and transparency provisions and align with our commitments and policies on carbon emissions and biodiversity. This is the position TINZ advocated in our recent submission to he Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the update of the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA).

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