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02/05/2017
tripartite-partnership-among-the-government-mass-media-and-citizens-can-contribute-to-good-governance-as-enshrined-in-sdg-16During a dialogue on ‘SDG 16 and Good Governance: Government, Mass Media and Citizens’, organized by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on 2nd May, speakers called for improving communication with the citizen by the government and ensuring supportive regulatory environment so that media can effectively contribute in achieving transparency and accountability targets as outlined in the SDG.(...)
12/03/2017
call-for-improving-governance-standards-in-bangladesh-s-adaptation-fundBangladesh’s overall standard of governance in climate change adaptation (CCA) finance is satisfactory, nonetheless, there are ample scopes for improvement in the areas of transparency, accountability, integrity and participation in prioritizing, accessing, delivering and monitoring of the adaptation fund.  This was revealed today during a validation workshop titled: Climate Change Adaptation (CCA).(...)
09/03/2017
governance-in-bangladesh-s-migration-process-challenges-and-the-way-forward In spite of the government’s sincere efforts, Bangladesh’s labour migration sector still suffers from many governance challenges ranging from legal, institutional and procedural limitations, coupled with rampant corrupt malpractices by intermediaries, causing immense sufferings to millions of job-seeks who have been defying all odds in search of a better future abroad. This dismal picture.(...)
06/03/2017
sustainable-development-and-good-governance-role-of-women Corruption and gender are closely linked. Gender inequality spreads corruption and women are more likely to become victims of corruption then men. A Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study in 2015 found that women are not only victims of corruption, sometimes they are actors and instruments of corruption (full report here). To generate greater awareness, TIB observed this year’s.(...)
02/03/2017
accountability-in-urban-development-of-bangladesh-from-decentralization-perspective Local government organizations in the form of devoluted organization are more accountable compared to the delegated form of decentralization in Bangladesh. This was revealed in a study titled: “Democratic decentralization and promotion of accountability in urban development of Bangladesh: a study on Khulna City Corporation (KCC), Khulna Development Authority (KDA) and Jessore municipality”.(...)
01/03/2017
call-for-ensuring-transparency-and-accountability-in-bangladesh-s-climate-financeA three-day inter-university debate competition concluded on 26 February 2017 urging the authorities to ensure the highest level of integrity, transparency and accountability in the overall management of various types of climate funds in Bangladesh. A total of 96 debaters from 32 universities, both public and private, competed in the parliamentary-styled debate on the theme ` Good Governance in.(...)
05/02/2017
tib-study-on-disaster-management-sustained-stepsrequired-to-be-adoptedin-responding-to-thegovernance-challenges-in-thepre-and-post-cyclone-responsesTransparency International Bangladesh (TIB) called upon the relevant institutions of the Government to ensure fairness in allocation and distribution of relief, maintain equity in the allocation and establish effective accountability through identifying probable challenges in disaster management especially cyclone responses. To overcome the challenges, TIB urged to concerned authorities to adopt.(...)
25/01/2017
cpi-2016-bangladesh-slightly-improves-scores-and-rankingStrong political will is imperative to control corruption in the country  Compared to 2015, Bangladesh has slightly improved its score and ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2016 releasedon 25 January 2017 by Transparency International. On a scale of 100, Bangladesh has scored 26 among 176 countries, an increase by one point compared to 25 of CPI 2015. Counting from below, the ranking.(...)
23/01/2017
tib-urges-the-government-to-ensure-transparency-equity-accountability-and-capacity-in-climate-finance-projectsTransparency International Bangladesh (TIB) called upon the government to ensure transparency and accountability, maintain equity in resource allocation and enhance capacity of the local government institutions (LGIs) implementing climate finance projects in Bangladesh. The call was made during a press conference held on 23 January 2017 in TIB’s Dhanmondi office on the occasion of releasing the.(...)
09/12/2016
international-anti-corruption-day-2016-call-for-concerted-efforts-to-fight-corruption-in-bangladeshThroughout the world, 9 December is celebrated as International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD). Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) began observing the day through week-long activities in the capital and in 45 locations of the country where TIB-inspired Committees of Concerned Citizens (CCC) and Youth Engagement and Support (YES) volunteers have been spearheading the anti-corruption social.(...)
20/11/2016
the-government-of-denmark-signs-cooperation-agreement-with-tib      Ambassador H.E. Mikael Hemniti Winther of the Kingdom of Denmark signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) to continue supporting the core programme of TIB under the project titled “Building Integrity Blocks for Effective Change” (BIBEC) for the period 2017-2021. The MoU was signed by Ambassador Winther and Dr. Iftekharuzzaman, Executive.(...)
12/11/2016
promoting-integrity-in-bangladesh-s-water-sector  At the backdrop of widespread corruption and mal-governance across the sector, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), with the support of Water Integrity Network (WIN) of Berlin, formed Bangladesh Water Integrity Network (BAWIN) in 2011 to promote integrity as an essential part of the solution for more sustainability in the water sector. BAWIN is a multi-stakeholder network that includes.(...)
01/11/2016
ti-bangladesh-demands-climate-justice      Ahead of COP 22 scheduled in Marakash during November 7-18 November 2016, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized a series of week-long advocacy and civic engagement programmes involving grassroots people in coastal areas of the country already affected by climate change. A package of demands calling for climate justice was placed in a press conference held in Dhaka as a.(...)
17/10/2016
we-are-not-the-enemies-corruption-is-the-corrupt-are-ti-chair-in-bangladesh      Mr. José Carlos Ugaz Sánchez-Moreno, Chairperson of the International Board of Directors of Transparency International (TI) concluded his two-day visit to Bangladesh today with a call to the government of Bangladesh to realize that TI and TIB, through their work in Bangladesh were only trying help the government to achieve its own agenda to effectively control corruption and promote better.(...)
16/10/2016
tib-announces-investigative-journalism-awards-2016-ti-chair-calls-bangladeshi-journalists-to-continue-to-produce-more-investigative-reports      Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today announced the winners of the 18th Investigative Journalism Awards. On this occasion the Chairperson of International Board of Directors of Transparency International Mr. José Carlos Ugaz Sanchez-Moreno delivered a talk on 'media and corruption' held in Meghomala Conference room of TIB’s Central Office in Dhanmondi this afternoon. In the.(...)
16/10/2016
ti-global-board-chair-in-dhaka      Mr. José Carlos Ugaz Sánchez-Moreno, Chairperson of the International Board of Directors of Transparency International (TI) has arrived in Dhaka today on a two-day visit. This is his first visit to Bangladesh since he was elected Chair of the global anti-corruption coalition in 2014. The visit is hosted by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), the largest and most active chapter.(...)
11/08/2016
international-youth-day-observed-pledges-to-fight-against-corruption  Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) observed this year’s International Youth Day (IYD) by placing nine-point charter of demands to the government urging to ensure, among others, the promotion of liberalism, non-communalism, patriotism, youth engagement in the government poverty reduction plan and space to reporting corruption and discrimination. The youth day is observed throughout the.(...)
29/06/2016
corruption-in-service-sectors-national-household-survey-2015      A report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) titled ‘Corruption in Service Sectors: National Household Survey 2015’ released today said some 67.8% households became victims of corruption last year while some 58.1% had to pay bribe at an average of Taka 4538.00. While the rate of corruption and harassment (67.8% versus 67.3%) in 2015 remained almost same in comparison to 2012,.(...)
29/03/2016
experts-calls-for-ensuring-accountability-and-transparency-in-climate-adaptation-fundNational and international experts today 29 March 2016, urged the governments of climate vulnerable countries to ensure the highest level of integrity, transparency and accountability in the overall management of their respective adaptation funds.‘Following the Paris Agreement, Bangladesh and other climate-affected countries must work together for building individual and collective capacity to ensure.(...)
08/03/2016
tib-arranged-cultural-programme-to-celebrate-international-women-s-day-2016    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today celebrated the International Women’s Day 2016 with the theme of ‘Empowered Women, Awakened Conscience, Shall Surely Resist Corruption’. A number of social mobilization activities such as rallies, discussions, orientation, human chain, seminar, women fair and quiz/essay/debate competitions were arranged by TIB’s Committees of Concerned Citizens.(...)
29/02/2016
land-governance-challenges-under-scanner-a-host-of-recommendation-tabled    A day-long consultation on ‘Governance challenges and the way forward in land sector’ was held in TIB’s Dhaka Office on 29 February 2016. Anti-corruption fighters and civil society activists attending the consultation urged for more concentrated efforts to reduce governance challenges in land-related services in the country. Despite being so important in daily lives and economic activities,.(...)
23/02/2016
ti-releases-global-corruption-report-sport-tib-calls-for-taking-preventive-measures-to-maintain-cricket-s-clean-image    At the backdrop of incidences of match-fixing, political and commercial influences in arranging major events, the lack of good governance in administration and other risks of corruption in international sports, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today urged the Government to take necessary preventive measures to maintain clean image of cricket in Bangladesh. Releasing the ‘Global.(...)
04/02/2016
thousands-anti-corruption-volunteers-renew-pledges-to-fight-corruption    The day-long 8th national convention of TIB-inspired volunteer groups - the Committees of Concerned Citizens (CCC), Sawjan, Youth Engagement and Support (YES) and YES Friends was held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre today, with the theme: ‘Vigilant Conscience, Invincible Youth - Shall Surely Resist Corruption’. More than two and half thousand of volunteers, comprising both.(...)
27/01/2016
bangladesh-retains-last-year-s-score-slips-one-position-from-bottom-tib-calls-for-challenging-impunity-and-bring-the-corrupt-to-justiceBangladesh scored 25 out of 100 points and ranked 13th position from the bottom and 139th from the top among 168 countries in the Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2015. Bangladesh’s score remained same at 25 compared to scores of 2014, while the rank went down by a position from the bottom, and moved up six positions from the top. Releasing TI’s CPI 2015 findings.(...)
14/01/2016
working-together-for-sustainable-supply-chain-management-in-bangladesh-s-readymade-garment-sector  The successes of Bangladesh's readymade garment sector are phenomenal. Starting in 1980 with just 30 units, the sector now employs nearly four million workers, of which more than three million are women, through more than 4000 units. The sector not only earns more than 75% of the country's foreign exchange, but it's socio-economic impact in terms of empowering rural women, in particular,.(...)

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good-governance-in-bangladesh-challenges-and-way-forward-volume-7-bangla  Good Governance  in Bangladesh: Challenges and Way Forward, Volume-7
undress-corruption-bookletHow to Prevent Corruption in The Readymade Garment Sector: Scenarios from Bangladesh.   Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has been working with...
aca-study-bookletAnti-Corruption Agency Strengthening Initiative Assessment Of The Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission 2016.    Transparency  International  Bangladesh  (TIB)  has  been  working  with  the ...
2017-02-15-06-07-55  বর্ণমালায় নীতিকথা  ‘Barnamalay Nitikotha– Teaching of Ethics Through Alphabets’ is a publication of TI Bangladesh to teach children about moral values...
booklet-on-cpi-2016-banglaBooklet on CPI 2016 
bibec-building-integrity-blocks-for-effective-change-bookletAn accredited national chapter of the Berlin based Transparency International (TI), Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) is an independent, non-profit,...
2016-12-07-12-08-19   জাতীয় ও স্থানীয় পর্যায়ে প্রশাসন, রাজনীতি, ব্যবসা-বাণিজ্য, সরকারি-বেসরকারি বিভিন্ন খাত/প্রতিষ্ঠানসহ সর্বস্তরের স্বচ্ছ এবং জবাবদিহিমূলক ব্যবস্থা গড়ে তোলার লক্ষ্যে টিআইবি...
2016-11-21-10-40-06 দুর্নীতি দেশের উন্নয়ন ও দারিদ্র্য দূরীকরণের পথে অন্যতম প্রধান অন্তরায়। গণমাধ্যমসহ সাধারণ জনগণের দৈনন্দিন আলোচনা ও উদ্বেগের কেন্দ্রবিন্দুতে রয়েছে...
2016-04-07-10-16-44সাম্প্রতিক সময়ে বাংলাদেশসহ সারাবিশ্বে দুর্নীতির ব্যাপকতা উদ্বেগজনকভাবে বাড়ছে। দুর্নীতির নেতিবাচক প্রভাব সমাজের সকল স্তরের মানুষের ওপর, বিশেষকরে ক্ষমতা কাঠামোর...