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Life as a whistleblower: Antoine Deltour

In 2011, Antoine Deltour told a journalist about sweetheart deals between multinational companies and the Luxembourg authorities to lower their tax bills. This became known as LuxLeaks and Deltour became the centre of a far-reaching scandal that...
Event

Integrity Pact Partner Event: Agenda and Presentations

In June 2016, we hosted an event that brought together relevant partners that included managing and contracting authorities, civil society monitors, and EU Commission representatives to share experiences and discuss the next steps in this in this...
Event

Corruption, illegal logging and deforestation

Demand for deforested land for agriculture, housing and resource exploitation is unrelenting, causing an increase in deforestation. Forests are being degraded and removed at a current rate of 13 million hectares each year. The global illegal timber...
Article

How can we track EU spending across Europe?

Now that the debate about the EU across member states heightens, those in favour of less Europe paint a picture of money-squandering institutions and unaccountable “eurocrats”. But with so much rumour and speculation it begs the questions: how...
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Integrity Pacts & safeguarding EU funds

At Transparency International we have developed a tool to help governments, businesses and civil society fight corruption in the field of public procurement. Integrity Pacts are an agreement between a government offering a procurement contract and...