Developing digital tools to promote transparency in public life
The Network for Integrity was launched in December 2016 and brings together 14 institutions from around the world engaged in promoting integrity, transparency, and ethics of public officials. This...
Brief #37 June 2020
European Union The talks initiated in 2016 on a compulsory transparency register for interest representatives at European level resumed on 16 June. Whereas the Council of the EU and the European Parliament had previously refused to restrict their meetings solely to lobbyists on the register, the negotiations now seem...
Guidelines on ethics and integrity in the public sector
The Network for Integrity aims to develop an international culture of integrity, transparency and ethics in public life. With the current declining trust in government and democracy in general,...
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The network key figures
The Network for Integrity has an international dimension. It brings together institutions that share common values and missions related to transparency, ethics and integrity of public officials.
"The world doesn't change by itself. If we want a fairer world we have to actively take part in it."
“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.”
"Taking action means saying ‘no’ to indifference. If there is a war to be waged, it is the war against the indifference which is eating away at our societies."
"A lack of transparency fuels corruption, a corrosive force that hits the poor and the vulnerable the hardest."
"People should be conscious that they can change a corrupt system."
« Integrity, transparency and the fight against corruption have to be part of the culture. They have to be taught as fundamental values. »
« If corruption is a disease, transparency is a central part of its treatment. »
"Open government means acknowledging that we can no longer make decisions apart from the citizenry."
"Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built."
"The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst."