Transparency International, Politically Non Partisan Movement

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Transparency International 1.0 Introduction Transparency International is independence, politically non-partisan movement that was created with one mission that is to take stance against corruption internationally and bring about change. It is a global movement with one mission that gives voice to witnesses and victim of abuse (Transparency International, 2015). This study guide will provide more in-depth information about the movement and its work as well as the three specific countries that are a member of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that together combatting this corruption issues. The three countries current corruption cases and the development of the case will also going to be discussed in this study…show more content…
In here, corruption can be defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain where, there are many forms of corruption that Transparency International fight against (Transparency International, 2015). Through the anti-corruption glossary there are 3 types of corruption, which are: • Grand Corruption: acts committed at a high level of government that distort policies, enabling leader to benefit at the expense of the public good. • Petty Corruption: acts of everyday abuse of entrusted power by mid- level and low public officials during their interaction with the ordinary citizens, usually in public places like hospital, schools and other agencies. • Political Corruption: Acts of manipulating policies, rules of procedure and institutions in the allocation of resources, which abuse their position to sustain power, status and wealth. This three acts of corruption have a huge negative impacts on the society, it can cost people’s live, become a major obstacle to democracy and law, depletes national wealth, makes people undermine their trust in the political system as well as environmental degradation. Therefore, due to its high level of harm to the society, Transparency International fully dedicated its non-confrontational approach and the available partnership to get all of the relevant parties to negotiate and beat the corruption through a step-by-step process (Transparency
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