Corruption Perceptions Index 2014: Regional analysis

  • For Alejandro Salas, director of the Americas department at Transparency International, 'each year that passes without things improving, is a lost year for the process of strengthening state institutions and the improvement of the quality of life of people.'

  • As Srirak Plipat, director of the Asia Pacific department at Transparency International, notes, 'despite many public declarations and commitments, not enough is being done to fight corruption' in this booming region.

  • Anne Koch, director of the Europe and Central Asia department at Transparency International, draws attention to secret gold in some of the region's poor performers, while noting scandals and some steady progress among EU members.

  • Ghada Zughayar, director of the Middle East and North Africa department at Transparency International, examines the region home to three of the bottom ten countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2014.

  • Chantal Uwimana, director of the Sub-Saharan Africa department at Transparency International, reflects on how corruption is depriving citizens from seeing the benefits of regional economic growth.

  • China has run a high-profile anti-corruption campaign ostensibly targeting both 'tigers and flies' for two years. Rukshana Nanayakkara, Regional Outreach Manager for Asia Pacific at Transparency International,

  • With 20 years of corruption ranking under its belt, the Corruption Perceptions Index has helped to bring conversations around corruption from behind closed doors to the public arenas of the world. Research Coordinator Santhosh Srinivasan

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