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13/05/2018
international-debate-on-climate-finance-and-governance-engaging-the-youth-for-transparency-accountability-and-integrityFocusing on effective climate finance and good governance of climate funds, young debaters stressed on democratizing the governance and administration of climate finance. Core governance principals included transparency, accountability and integrity at various levels ranging from policies and practices with regard to disbursement of committed funds, challenges in the process of disbursement and.(...)
26/04/2018
tib-backs-single-authority-for-centralized-role-at-rmgConcerted efforts by relevant stakeholders followed by tragic Rana Plaza collapse have gained considerable amount of progress in establishing good governance at the ready-made garment (RMG) sector. However, significant shortcomings still prevail in the major foreign currency earning sector and a lot of reform initiatives taken since the deadliest incident are yet to be implemented, a fact-finding.(...)
21/03/2018
water-integrity-important-for-effective-climate-adaptationTo cope with dire impact of climate change especially towards the water sector, promotion of integrity in the water management can play crucial role in climate adaption. In parallel with various initiatives by government and other organisations to counter climate change effects in Bangladesh, awareness campaigns and advocacy initiatives highlighting water integrity practices and linkages with SDGs.(...)
04/03/2018
call-for-mainstreaming-gender-in-anti-corruption-activities-for-sustainable-developmentYouth debaters stressed on reducing corruption to attain SDG 5 through women empowerment, inclusion of women in decision-making process and mainstreaming gender in anti-corruption activities. The unanimous call was made in the final round of two-day national inter-university debate competition held on 4 March 2018. Organised by TIB at its Dhaka office to generate awareness on role of women,.(...)
01/03/2018
women-s-role-in-establishing-sustainable-good-governanceGender 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 being forced to accept corruption as a way of life, and at the same time they are becoming victims, agents and in some cases beneficiaries of corruption. To ensure women’s adequate representation at all stages of.(...)
26/02/2018
thousands-of-volunteers-renew-plight-to-resist-corruption-with-awakened-conscience-nine-point-recommendations-placed-to-build-corruption-free-bangladeshThousands of anti-corruption volunteers under TIB-inspired activists’ groups - the Committees of Concerned Citizens (CCC), Swajan, Youth Engagement and Support (YES) and YES Friends, Young professionals against Corruption (YPAC) flocked to Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) on 26 February 2018 to attend the 9th National Convention and renewed their pledges to effectively battle.(...)
22/02/2018
bangladesh-s-score-slightly-improves-on-corruption-perception-index-2017-tib-calls-on-government-to-be-more-stringent-against-corruptionBangladesh has scored 28 on a scale of 0-100 according to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017 released by Transparency International (TI) on February 21 2018. Bangladesh's score in 2017 is two point higher than in 2016. In a list of 180 countries, Bangladesh is ranked 17th from below, which is two steps higher than in 2016. Bangladesh remains well below the global average of 43 which indicates.(...)
06/02/2018
yes-members-meet-shadow-ambassador-of-the-danish-embassySelected YES members from TIB-inspired YES groups of Dhaka shared their experiences from the anti-corruption movement with the `Shadow Ambassador of the day 2018’ of the Danish Embassy to Dhaka. During the meet up at TIB head office on 6 February 2018, YES members also engaged in discussion with Mr. Mikael Hemniti Winther, Ambassador of Denmark to Bangladesh. TIB Executive Director Dr..(...)
28/12/2017
effective-investigation-by-investigators-is-must-for-controlling-corruptionTo prevent wide-spread corruption, effective investigation plays the larger role in deterring corruption and thus, investigators are needed to be sufficiently efficient and skilled with updating knowledge. To keep pace with global advancement,  30 investigators of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Bangladesh gathered at Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) head office on 28 December 2017.(...)
09/12/2017
iacd-celebration-2017-call-for-creating-enabling-environment-to-strengthen-the-anti-corruption-movement-in-bangladesh9 December marks the International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD). To celebrate IACD 2017, Transparency International Bangladesh’s (TIB) organized a number of people and youth engagement activities promoting the message: Together against corruption. TIB called upon the Government to create enabling environment for the anti-corruption fighters, so that anti-corruption fighters and researchers can.(...)
05/12/2017
hundreds-of-youths-commit-to-discharge-their-responsibilities-with-integrity-and-accountability Part of Youth seen taking oath For many youngsters it was a memorable day, because they hate corruption but didn’t know how to fight it. By participating in an anti-corruption oath-taking ceremony today, hundreds of youngsters pledged that they will refrain from all kinds of corruption. On the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) 2017 which will be celebrated globally on 9th.(...)
19/11/2017
serious-challenges-plague-nctb-tib-places-16-recommendations-to-improve-the-governance-situationA TIB study titled ‘National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB): Challenges of Good Governance and a Way-out in its Manuscript Formulation and Publication Management’ revealed that NCTB officials are not only involved in irregularities in publishing and distributing free textbooks, they also arbitrarily changed some of the textbook contents in primary and secondary levels due to political and.(...)
05/11/2017
tib-calls-for-institutionalising-public-hearing-in-preventing-corruption-including-constant-follow-up-for-augmented-productivityPublic hearing was found as an effective tool in ensuring transparency and accountability in the public offices and importantly, it creates influential impact on people’s empowerment and create a space to resolve complaints and grievances. Though a significant number of complainers were not provided with answers yet on their complaints, number of resolutions on raised complaints were found.(...)
01/11/2017
conditions-of-rohingyas-at-high-risks-tib-urged-to-create-favourable-environment-for-repatriation-through-mounting-pressure-and-diplomatic-initiativesForcibly displaced Myanmar Nationals to Bangladesh, the Rohingyas are under grave risk related to food, clean water, clothing, shelter, sanitation and health. Despite diverse efforts of government and private sector with support from national and global level, the afflicted, oppressed and the victims of unprecedented atrocity by the state of Myanmar are being exploited in different ways by a coterie.(...)
11/10/2017
tib-signs-mou-with-information-commission-for-effective-implementation-of-rti-act-2009 Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and Information Commission will work jointly to increase people’s awareness and boost stakeholders’ capacity to ensure effective implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2009. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 11 October 2017 at Information Commission office at Agargaon in Dhaka. The areas of mutual.(...)
28/09/2017
international-right-to-know-day-observed-2017Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) celebrated International Right to Know Day 2017 with great enthusiasm. Besides holding human chain and debate competition, TIB joined hands with the Information Commission in holding different awareness campaign including rally, discussion, information fair in the capital to aware the people of their rights to get information at ease. In 45 locations of the.(...)
19/09/2017
call-for-concerted-efforts-to-ensure-transparency-and-accountability-in-climate-funds-in-south-asia Nationl and international experts here stressed on urgent concerted efforts of South Asian governments to ensure transparency, accountability and integrity in utilising the fund for the climate victims. ‘As the South Asian countries have prioritised adaptation over mitigation, the governments in this region must mainstream adaptation into their regular developmental portfolio by ensuring.(...)
17/09/2017
irregularities-and-corruption-big-impediments-to-achieve-sdg-related-to-curbing-corruption-and-establishing-good-governanceThe legal, policy and institutional structures for achieving the cherished goal of sustainable development related to curbing corruption and establishing good governance (SDG-16) in Bangladesh is robust however, weaknesses and deficits in laws and their applications, mishandling of law and application of law based on political considerations are creating hindrances to realization of these goals. These.(...)
23/08/2017
significant-governance-deficit-unearthed-in-bwdb-climate-projects-tib-stresses-on-effective-accountability-and-citizen-led-monitoringA TIB study identified significant deficiencies such as `unethical influence’ in approval, illegal implementation of the projects by politically influential sub-contractors, absence of meaningful participation of stakeholders and lack of coordination among them in implementing climate projects by Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB). Besides, arbitrary selection of project areas, inadequate.(...)
21/08/2017
scrap-provisions-of-police-verification-attestation-and-testimonial-to-improve-passport-serviceTo prevent corruption and reduce many types of irregularities in different levels of passport service, the existing provision of police verification and attestations of documents and photographs should immediately be cancelled as the systems under the provisions entails and encourages corruption and public sufferings, observed TIB in a research report titled Good Governance in Passport Service:.(...)
29/07/2017
art-competition-on-world-environment-dayOn 29 July, junior artists of the different High Schools in Dhaka illustrated their dream Bangladesh on Climate Change issue, while participated in an Art Competition organized by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) to mark the World Environment Day 2017. The best six artists were awarded with books, crest and certificate, while those artists received recognition as ‘Special Mention’ was.(...)
23/07/2017
the-government-of-bangladesh-to-annually-observe-the-international-anti-corruption-day-iacd-on-9th-decemberOn 10th July 2017, the Government of Bangladesh has approved to commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) officially on 9th December every year. Proposed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), the government’s endorsement is expected to play pivotal role in enhancing public understanding of corruption issues, good governance principles and measures to fight against corruption. The.(...)
20/07/2017
south-asian-youth-debaters-call-for-transparency-accountability-and-integrity-in-climate-adaptation-financeYoung debaters of South Asian countries stressed on ensuring transparency, accountability and integrity in climate finance adaptation and called for just and equitable share of the climate finance to adapt to climate change and mitigate its adverse impact. They further urged the developed countries responsible for the climate change to provide compensation as promised in the global platforms. The.(...)
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.(...)

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governance-challenges-in-bangladesh-the-way-forward-volume-8Transparency International Bangladesh (TlB) has been working to create a social movement against corruption and to promote good governance...
2018-02-25-06-58-05ট্রান্সপারেন্সি ইন্টারন্যাশনাল বাংলাদেশ (টিআইবি) দেশব্যাপী দুর্নীতিবিরোধী চাহিদা ও সুশাসন প্রতিষ্ঠার সহায়ক পরিবেশ সৃষ্টির লক্ষ্যে নাগরিকদের সচেতন ও সোচ্চার করার...
strengthening-anti-corruption-agencies-in-asia-pacific Strengthening Anti-Corruption Agencies in Asia Pacific  
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,...