Spanish speakers can access this presentation revealed today in a press conference, where 2 brave congress representatives presented a Law reform which will oblige members of Congress to vote using a mechanism which will guarantee Transparency in their decisions.
Please review the following press releases:
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Guatemala is restoring trust with support from youth organizations.
Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government features in US Dept. of State´s Human Rights Practices for 2012 report on Guatemala, submitted on April 19th, 2013.
The law provides criminal penalties for corruption by officials. However, officials frequently engaged in…Continue
On Wednesday, November 28, 2012, The World Justice Project (WJP) released the WJP Rule of Law Index® 2012 report. This year’s report includes, for the first time, a total of 97 countries and jurisdictions. The report ranks countries across eight areas impacting on the rule of law: limits on government power, corruption, security, fundamental rights, open government, regulatory enforcement, civil justice, and criminal justice. The report is the product…Continue
Following is a summary of some of the lessons learned at valuable sessions of the 15th IACC that I assisted:
Lessons from IACC #1: Out of Bounds.
How to identify, disrupt, and prevent the infiltration of organized crime in spaces in which most citizens deposit their faith, time, limited resources and hope in?
“The sport” has shown how people work professionally as criminals. These are supported…Continue
Corruption violates human rights, keeps us at a distance from trust in a rule of law, and contaminates any development process in a country. Even in countries where there is specific legislation against corruption, practice has not met the standards.
Any citizen desires to exercise all civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights, but the lack of enforcement of anticorruption policies leads to an increasing atmosphere of distrust, and displacement of the law and its…Continue