Newsletter - From the Chair Articles

From the Chair

18 August 2020

Suzanne Snively

Just-released reports by the Office of Auditor-General highlight the need for added transparency in government decision making and reporting outcomes. More civil society consultation in the UNCAC review is called for. And Suzanne thanks three parliamentarians who have worked hard to progress the anti-corruption agenda.

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From the Chair: Easter 2020 Greetings

9 April 2020

Suzanne Snively

Transparency and expertise provides a basis for optimism of a staged return to a more normal lifestyle.

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From the Chair

16 March 2020

Suzanne Snively

COVID-19 is a virus on the march. China has shown that while it may not be stopped, this is a march that can be controlled.

The virus can be controlled in New Zealand with transparency and accountability.

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From the Chair

20 February 2020

Suzanne Snively

Open Government Partnership (OGP) has a mandate to hear from you about the outcomes that you want from your government.

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Suzanne Snively Transparency International New Zealand

From the Chair

23 January 2020

Suzanne Snively

Our public sector’s top TI-CPI ranking provides a clear signal that New Zealand is good to do business with. In a modern globalised world, an authentic and demonstrated reputation for integrity is a primary success factor, and a competitive advantage.

A Government serious about increasing trade returns as a means of improving prosperity and well-being, can get started right now on promoting New Zealand exporters and tourism companies. Our world leading reputation for public sector integrity is a key benefit to promote.

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Seasons Greeting from the Chair

12 December 2019

Suzanne Snively

What a year 2019 been for exposing the inadequacies of our business sector in preventing corruption. Overcoming these inadequacies is urgent if New Zealand is to maintain its reputation for integrity and its designation as the best place to do business.

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From the Chair

9 August 2019

Suzanne Snively

We continue to fight an uphill battle when it comes to attracting the attention of political leaders to prioritise funding for activities that adequately protect us from corruption’s undermining impact.

In order to focus on corruption prevention, it’s time that the strategic phase of the Budget develops the specification of an approach that incorporates wellbeing as a key consideration recognising that the prevention and mitigation of corruption as a primary foundation for wellbeing.

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Suzanne Snively Transparency International New Zealand

From the Chair

9 August 2019

Suzanne Snively

Embrace the All Blacks – and New Zealand’s strong integrity systems.

The popular topic over the next six weeks is whether the All Blacks will win the Rugby World Cup. With 20 countries represented, there is keen interest on the integrity of the players, their teams and coaches.

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From the Chair

3 June 2019

Suzanne Snively

Transparency Times from the Chair May 2019

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From the Chair

7 May 2019

Suzanne Snively

Transparency Times from the Chair April 2019

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