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Video – Corruption Perceptions Index Explained

23 January 2020

Video Produced by Transparency International

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has evolved since 1995 as a composite indicator used to measure perceptions of corruption in the public sector in different countries around the world.

This short video provides an easily assimilated understanding of the Index including the proven methodology to provide reliable country ranking comparisons over time. 

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2019 Corruption Perceptions Index infographics

23 January 2020

This article contains a number of infographics that highlight the results and findings of the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index internationally and as it relates to New Zealand.

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Trouble at the top

23 January 2020

Top scoring countries on the CPI are not immune to corruption. While the CPI shows these public sectors to be among the cleanest in the world, corruption still exists, particularly in cases of money laundering and other private sector corruption.

However, integrity at home does not always translate into integrity abroad, and multiple scandals in 2019 demonstrated that transnational corruption is often facilitated, enabled and perpetuated by seemingly clean countries.

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New Zealand’s CPI score

23 January 2020

Some analysis of New Zealand’s CPI score and international ramifications

  • Top performing countries from 2012 through 2019
  • Low corruption equates to growth
  • The CPI and trade
  • The CPI and our trading partners

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New Zealand tops the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index

23 January 2020

The 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index released on 23 January, 2020 by Transparency International has New Zealand sitting first equal with Denmark with a score of 87 out of 100. Compiled annually by Transparency International (a global anti-corruption organisation), the index ranks countries worldwide by perceived levels of public sector corruption.

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New Zealand tops the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index

22 January 2020

The 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index released on 23 January 2020 by Transparency International has New Zealand sitting first equal with Denmark with a score of 87 out of 100.

Compiled annually by Transparency International (a global anti-corruption organisation), the index ranks countries worldwide by perceived levels of public sector corruption.

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2019 CPI to be launched 23 January

12 December 2019

Transparency International has announced that its 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (TI-CPI) will be launched on Thursday, 23 January 2020.

The theme for the 2019 CPI is “Political Integrity.” 

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World first independent assessment of the integrity of the NZ financial system

5 June 2019

On 5 June financial sector leaders from around New Zealand gathered in Auckland to launch Transparency International New Zealand’s world leading method for measuring the robustness of New Zealand’s financial systems.

Called the Financial Integrity Systems Assessment (FISA), this approach is the first ever review of a country’s financial systems.

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Business and parliament need to step up to stronger integrity systems says TINZ roadmap

22 May 2019

New Zealand has again been ranked as having one of the least corrupt public sectors and judiciaries in the World.

The Corruption Perceptions Index (TI-CPI) released on 29 January by Berlin based Transparency International has New Zealand dropping its score to come second after Denmark, whose overall score stayed the same.

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NZ’s reputation: perception or reality

7 May 2019

Rebecca Smith

Director, New Zealand Story

Corruption Perceptions Index

New Zealand has again been ranked as having one of the least corrupt public sectors and judiciaries in the World. New Zealand ranks second after Denmark in the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (TI-CPI) released in January 2019. The TI-CPI measures comparative levels of corruption as perceived by those who have dealings with governments at any level.

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