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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 also.(...)
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 (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.(...)

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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...