December 28th, 2013
This year saw a great deal of progress on financial transparency. From the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg to 10 Downing Street, the world has committed to more transparency both in words and in actions. Specifically, the events of this year have shown the world is eager to cooperate on issues of transparency and there is significant momentum building for significant and sustainable change. Here’s a review of some of the big events in 2013.
Many of the developments in 2013 showed the world is more willing to cooperate on issues of transparency. At its heart, transparency requires cooperation....
July 12th, 2013
The international secretariat of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), which CIP hosts, seeks an entry-level administrative staff person to manage the day-to-day functions of the Coalition. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the efficient administration of an influential coalition of civil society, governments, and experts who have joined together to curb illicit financial flows out of developing countries. This is a grant-funded position until December 31, 2014, with the possibility for extension. The administrator reports to the manager of the Financial Transparency Coalition.
June 18th, 2013
At this year’s summit, G8 leaders had an opportunity to pursue tax and transparency policies that would provide economic stability, root out systemic corruption and enhance the democratic process in rich and poor nations alike. Today G8 leaders largely failed to seize this opportunity.