The Corruption Crusader Urges Zero Tolerance on Gifts

December 9 marked the International Anti-Corruption day. This year, the UN highlighted the $1 trillion paid yearly in bribes and the estimated $2.6 trillion stolen annually through corruption – a sum equivalent to more than 5 percent of the global GDP.* Thuli Madonsela is a prominent figure in combating corruption, whose actions made Time Magazine…

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Corruption Impeding Realisation of Human Rights

Corruption is one of the biggest impediments globally for the realisation of human rights. In recent years, the institute has been expanding its efforts to address the relationship between corruption and human rights. This week, the institute is participating in the eight intersessional meeting of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Prevention of Corruption in…

How Corruption Affects You

Today, 9 December, is International Anti-Corruption Day. To mark the day and learn more about corruption, we sat down with Mikael Johansson, RWI’s Advisor on Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance. How is corruption tied to the protection of human rights? It is widely recognised that there is a clear link between corruption and the enjoyment…