December 17th, 2021
La Cumbre por la Democracia, celebrada la semana pasada con la asistencia virtual de docenas de líderes mundiales, es una iniciativa clave del gobierno del presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden.
December 14th, 2021
The Summit for Democracy held last week and attended virtually by dozens of world leaders is a key initiative by Joe Biden’s Presidency which identified corruption
December 15th, 2014
– A record US$991.2 billion in illicit capital flowed out of developing and emerging economies in 2012—facilitating crime, corruption, and tax evasion—according to the latest study released Tuesday by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington, DC-based research and advisory organization. The study is the first GFI analysis to include estimates of illicit financial flows for 2012.
The report—GFI’s 2014 annual global update on illicit financial flows—pegs cumulative illicit outflows from developing economies at US$6.6 trillion between 2003 and 2012, the latest year for which data is available. Titled “Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2003-2012
July 23rd, 2014
Illicit financial flows affect countries all over the world. Unfortunately, developing countries seem to suffer the greatest due to illicit outflows. Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, loses roughly 5.7% of its overall Gross Domestic Product every year
to illicit flows, according to research from FTC member Global Financial Integrity
Along with advocating for strong policy changes, it’s important that a robust and informed press investigates cases of tax evasion, corruption, and harmful tax practices that rob governments of much needed revenue.