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07 Oct 2019
acc-and-tib-to-continue-joint-activities-against-corruption Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and TI Bangladesh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to continue joint efforts in forging a further collaborative partnership and engagement in the...(Read More)
29 Sep 2019
ti-bangladesh-celebrated-2019-int-l-right-to-know-day TI Bangladesh observed 2019 International Right to Know (RTK) Day with great enthusiasm across the country. Besides holding youth led campaigns to encourage citizens about applying their rights to get...(Read More)
29 Sep 2019
lack-of-integrity-in-2019-flood-preparedness-and-relief-efforts-says-tib-studyFlood relief distribution efforts were marred by irregularities and corruption this year, including making political considerations when preparing lists of flood victims and distributing relief items,...(Read More)
27 Sep 2019
save-the-world-save-bangladesh-save-generations-youth-in-bangladesh-in-solidarity-with-global-climate-strikeTo ensure a livable world for the future generation, hundreds of children and youth of Bangladesh called upon the world as well as Bangladeshi political and Government leaders, investors and funders to...(Read More)
25 Sep 2019
irregularities-mismanagement-fueled-dengue-outbreak-call-to-formulate-a-national-strategyLack of national work plan to counter emergency situation ignoring potential risk of spread of Aedes mosquito and widespread irregularities in controlling initiatives fueled horrifying Dengue outbreak...(Read More)
09 Sep 2019
widespread-corruption-in-land-deed-registration-tib-study-stressed-on-digitization-of-servicesCorruption is so widespread in land registry offices in Bangladesh that service seekers are forced to pay bribes at each and every step to get land related services.  Top officials to root-level employees...(Read More)
28 Aug 2019
absence-of-opposition-less-attention-in-legislation-impede-expected-output-says-tib-study-on-10th-parliamentThe Parliament Watch 2019, an analytical research report by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) reveals that Members of Parliament (MPs) in the 10th national parliament contributed less time for...(Read More)
27 Aug 2019
role-of-designated-officers-crucial-in-effective-implementation-of-rti-actEffective implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act is pivotal to strengthen institutionalization of democratic values, good governance and anti-corruption measures. Research shows strong...(Read More)
04 Jul 2019
investigators-of-acc-can-play-exemplary-role-in-preventing-corruptionFrom preventative perspective, the investigators of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) can play exemplary role through effective investigation. However, challenged with limited resources to ensure effective...(Read More)
23 Jun 2019
increased-incentive-fails-to-tackle-challenges-in-public-administration-tib-study-recommends-to-review-integrity-policies-and-application-of-practicesAmong the eleven strategies prescribed in the National Integrity Strategy (NIS) to bring in changes in the public administration, nearly half of the strategies were applied satisfactorily. However, the...(Read More)
06 Feb 2019
ti-bangladesh-s-initiative-amplified-in-1-155-schools-coordinators-and-teachers-pledge-to-strengthen-transparency-and-accountability-for-improved-delivery-of-educationActive Mothers Forum (AMF), a volunteer’s platform initiated by TI Bangladesh to strengthen governance in schools by engaging students’ mothers, has been amplified at 1,155 Government primary schools...(Read More)
29 Jan 2019
bangladesh-slips-by-2-points-in-global-corruption-perceptions-index-ranks-149-ti-bangladesh-demands-for-a-national-anti-corruption-strategyBangladesh scored 26 on a scale of 0-100 among 180 countries in the Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2018. Bangladesh’s score has moved downward by 2 points than last...(Read More)
18 Dec 2018
tib-calls-for-ensuring-basic-rights-and-proper-wages-of-tea-workersDespite a number of measures taken in recent years by the government and garden owners to improve the working environment and rights of the labourers, the living conditions of tea workers in the country...(Read More)
09 Dec 2018
international-anti-corruption-day-celebrated-ti-bangladesh-calls-on-political-parties-for-specific-commitment-and-implementation-outline-for-preventing-corruptionStrong political will is imperative in fighting against corruption. Ahead of national parliamentary election, TI-Bangladesh stressed on specific commitment and implementation outline from the political...(Read More)
06 Dec 2018
ti-bangladesh-announces-investigative-journalism-awards-2018-experts-reiterate-call-for-review-of-the-digital-security-actInvestigative reporting, an integral part of journalism plays a crucial role in bringing corruption to light and fighting against impunity. If needed, any hurdle to investigative journalism should be...(Read More)
26 Sep 2018
international-right-to-know-day-2018-observed-amid-concern-on-digital-security-act-call-for-review-controversial-sections Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) observed the International Right to Know Day, 2018 with a call upon the government to review the hastily passed Digital Security Act ignoring widespread...(Read More)
18 Sep 2018
dhaka-integrity-dialogue-3-call-for-equity-and-transparency-in-green-climate-fundingNational and international experts stressed on need to ensure transparency and equity in securing green climate funds (GCF) which may be possible through the implementation of policies that are parallel...(Read More)
17 Sep 2018
election-manifestos-review-wide-gap-between-actions-and-words-found-call-for-promises-with-timely-action-plan-highlighting-good-governance-and-integrityPolitical parties of Bangladesh have failed markedly in fulfilling their pledges made in the election manifestos especially with regards to strengthening good governance and integrity. In all of the...(Read More)
30 Aug 2018
corruption-in-service-sectors-national-household-survey-2017-66-5-households-face-corruption-estimated-amount-of-bribe-paid-bdt-1-06-889-million National Household survey 2017 on corruption in service sectors by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) reveals that 66.5% households became victims of corruption while receiving services from...(Read More)
16 Aug 2018
anti-corruption-youth-camp-2018-transparency-and-accountability-towards-achieving-sustainable-development-goalsTo streamline the roles of Youth with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and synchronize the new knowledge in the fight against corruption, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized three...(Read More)
02 Aug 2018
notable-progress-in-governance-by-foreign-funded-ngos-tib-stressed-on-effective-implementation Foreign-funded Non-Government Organizations of Bangladesh have gained noteworthy success in improving the overall governance situation compared to that reflected in 2007, however there remains a...(Read More)
17 May 2018
lack-of-expected-role-of-parliament-in-promoting-democratic-accountability-observed-in-parliament-watch Although attendance of MPs in the Parliament and average time spent for each session increased in the 14th to 18th session of the 10th parliament, there remain many challenges to make the Parliament...(Read More)
13 May 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...(Read More)
06 May 2018
graft-liability-of-male-relatives-conscious-and-empowered-women-must-to-safeguard-family To awaken women regarding liability of illegal earnings and assets acquired especially by male relatives through corruption and accept deposit in their names either willfully or unknowingly, it is...(Read More)
26 Apr 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....(Read More)
21 Mar 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...(Read More)
04 Mar 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...(Read More)
01 Mar 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...(Read More)
26 Feb 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...(Read More)
22 Feb 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...(Read More)
06 Feb 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...(Read More)
28 Dec 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...(Read More)
09 Dec 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...(Read More)
05 Dec 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...(Read More)
19 Nov 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...(Read More)
05 Nov 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...(Read More)
01 Nov 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...(Read More)
11 Oct 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...(Read More)
28 Sep 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...(Read More)
19 Sep 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....(Read More)
17 Sep 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...(Read More)
23 Aug 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...(Read More)
21 Aug 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...(Read More)
29 Jul 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...(Read More)
23 Jul 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...(Read More)
20 Jul 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...(Read More)
02 May 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...(Read More)
12 Mar 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,...(Read More)
09 Mar 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...(Read More)
06 Mar 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...(Read More)
02 Mar 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:...(Read More)
01 Mar 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...(Read More)
05 Feb 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...(Read More)
25 Jan 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...(Read More)
23 Jan 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...(Read More)
09 Dec 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...(Read More)
20 Nov 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...(Read More)
12 Nov 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...(Read More)
01 Nov 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...(Read More)
17 Oct 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...(Read More)
16 Oct 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...(Read More)
16 Oct 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...(Read More)
11 Aug 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...(Read More)
29 Jun 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...(Read More)
29 Mar 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...(Read More)
08 Mar 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...(Read More)
29 Feb 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...(Read More)
23 Feb 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...(Read More)
04 Feb 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...(Read More)
27 Jan 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....(Read More)
14 Jan 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...(Read More)
09 Dec 2015
tib-urges-acc-to-work-without-fear-and-favour-to-control-rampant-corruption-in-bangladesh    TI-Bangladesh today called upon the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to vigorously assert its legal mandate without fear or favour in controlling both rampant petty and grand corruption in...(Read More)
07 Dec 2015
demanding-transparency-and-accountability-through-anti-corruption-cartoons-and-photographs    Throughout the world, 9 December is celebrated as International Anti-Corruption Day. As part of this celebration, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today awarded cartoonists and...(Read More)
05 Dec 2015
journalists-awarded-for-quality-investigative-reports    As part of it's four-day long celebration of International Anti-corruption Day which falls on 9 December, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today announced the winners of the 17th...(Read More)
28 Nov 2015
say-no-to-loan-yes-to-grant-as-compensation-for-climate-change-adaptation    In solidarity with the global climate march that was taking place around the world, anti-corruption youth volunteers of TI-Bangladesh's Youth Engagement and Support (YES) group joined thousand other...(Read More)
11 Nov 2015
strengthening-effectiveness-of-anti-corruption-agencies-in-asia-and-pacific       A two-day training workshop involving researchers from six chapters of Transparency International (TI) commenced in Dhaka today to find ways for improving effectiveness of Anti-Corruption...(Read More)
02 Nov 2015
ti-bangladesh-launches-online-report-corruption-initiative      Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) launched an online initiative called Report Corruption to facilitate greater people engagement in the social movement against corruption in...(Read More)
28 Sep 2015
celebrating-the-right-to-know-day-2015TI Bangladesh today celebrated the International Right to Know (RTK) Day by calling upon the government to effectively implement the proactive disclosures policy across all government offices. It also...(Read More)
12 Aug 2015
youth-pledges-to-fight-against-corruption-on-international-youth-day      The International Youth Day 2015 was observed by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) through organising set of programmes on 12 and 13 August. The youth day is marked throughout...(Read More)
30 Jun 2015
bangladeshi-youths-are-highly-moral-finds-a-tib-study-7      In spite of having a highly moralistic concept of integrity, some Bangladeshi youth would still resort to unfair means. A TIB study titled National Youth Integrity Survey 2015 found that...(Read More)
31 May 2015
tib-demands-transparency-openness-and-accountability-in-the-upcoming-national-budget-for-fy-2015-16      TIB today (31 May 2015) sent a letter to the Finance Minister requesting to ensure transparency, openness and accountability in the national budget for the fiscal year 2015-16. Reminding...(Read More)
28 May 2015
street-theatre-highlights-land-sector-corruptions      TIB has been using the people’s theatre as a tool to spread its anti-corruption messages across 45 locations in the country. Cultural activists among the Youth Engagement and Support...(Read More)
25 May 2015
acc-signs-mou-with-tib-to-prevent-corruption-in-the-country-2 Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on 25 May 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the objective of strengthening anti-corruption...(Read More)
18 May 2015
the-three-city-corporation-elections-were-not-free-fair-and-neutral-tib A TIB report titled Dhaka North, Dhaka South and Chittagong City Corporation Elections 2015: Tracking the Process, released on 18 May 2015 found thatthe 28 April elections to the three city corporations...(Read More)
21 Apr 2015
governance-challenges-still-exist-in-bangladesh-rmg-sector-tib      Although notable progress has been achieved, however, various deficits still exist indicating that a lot needs to be done to consolidate reforms gains in establishing good governance in...(Read More)
16 Apr 2015
rules-violated-in-acquiring-land-and-paying-compensations-in-rampal-and-matarbari-projects      A TIB study ‘Rampal and Matarbari Power Projects: Governance Challenges in Environmental Impact Assessment and Land Acquisition’, released on 16 April 2015 unearthed a series of...(Read More)
12 Mar 2015
tib-study-on-women-s-experience-of-corruption-in-rural-bangladesh      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. A study titled ‘Women’s...(Read More)
11 Mar 2015
role-of-women-journalists-in-anti-corruption-movement      With a view to assess the challenges of female journalists in Bangladesh while discharging professional duties and also to find ways to strengthen their capacities as well as role they...(Read More)
10 Mar 2015
congratulations-bangladesh-cricket-team      Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) congratulated the national cricket team of Bangladesh for their unprecedented success yesterday, March 9, 2015, to ensure a place in the quarter finals...(Read More)
08 Mar 2015
empowered-women-awakened-conscience-shall-surely-resist-corruption       With the theme of ‘Empowered Women, Awakened Conscience, Shall Surely Resist Corruption’, TIB is celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day with various outreach activities....(Read More)
22 Feb 2015
government-forms-safe-food-authority-and-appoint-a-chairman-to-make-it-effective      This was made possible following a TIB’s study on food governance released last year with a host of recommendation that included forming the safe food authority. A food safety law titled...(Read More)
22 Feb 2015
chief-justice-assures-tib-to-actively-consider-and-implement-its-policy-recommendations       TIB’s efforts to ensure transparency in the judiciary received a tremendous boost when the new Chief Justice assured the anti-corruption watchdog that he would actively consider its...(Read More)
29 Jan 2015
tib-study-finds-corruption-in-the-office-of-comptroller-and-auditor-general      A new study by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) to analyse the nature and extent of corruption and various irregularities in the Office of Comptroller and Auditor General found...(Read More)
15 Jan 2015
tib-recommends-measures-for-improving-governance-in-the-drug-administration      Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) recommends 12 measures for improving good governance in Drug Administration along with a timely policy structure, a unified law, effective...(Read More)
09 Dec 2014
tib-observes-iacd-2014-with-a-demand-to-ensure-punishment-of-corrupt-people   To celebrate the International Anti-Corruption Day 2014, TIB on 9 December organized two events: a) distribution of prizes to six winners of investigative journalism awards 2014 and a...(Read More)
01 Dec 2014
bangladesh-national-cricket-team-says-no-to-corruption       On the eve of the International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December, the Bangladesh National Cricket Team today expressed solidarity...(Read More)
20 Nov 2014
ti-founder-visits-bangladesh   The founder of Transparency International (TI) Professor Dr Peter Eigen who is also the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the TI is visiting Bangladesh on a five day visit. Dr Eigen...(Read More)
17 Nov 2014
tib-calls-for-regional-cooperation-to-promote-governance-and-control-corruption-in-south-asia       Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has called upon the government to propose inclusion of governance and anti-corruption...(Read More)
01 Oct 2014
building-integrity-blocks-for-effective-change-bibec       After successfully completing its Paribartan-Driving Change Project (PDC) which began in April 2009, Transparency International...(Read More)
30 Sep 2014
tib-s-national-level-successes-to-date Since 1996, TIB has achieved significant successes in terms of influencing the Government to undertake various anti-corruption reforms in the country. Below we highlight some examples of...(Read More)
28 Sep 2014
international-right-to-know-day-observed         TIB celebrated International Right to Know Day with great enthusiasm on 28 September 2014. Nationally, the organisation...(Read More)
23 Sep 2014
robust-and-early-capitalisation-of-gcf-governance-in-climate-finance-are-must-pm-echoes-with-tib-s-stance       Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) since 2011 has been demanding release of “new” and...(Read More)
12 Sep 2014
good-practice-tib-s-technical-assistance-in-developing-a-good-governance-roadmap-for-lged-3       When TI-Bangladesh initiated a study three years ago on Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), the country’s lead...(Read More)
02 Sep 2014
custom-house-to-get-rid-of-middlemen-thanks-to-tib-report       In a bid to free all Custom House free from middlemen and ensure its efficiency, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) issued office...(Read More)
01 Sep 2014
building-nation-through-anti-corruption-movement         For Youth Engagement and Support (YES) members of TIB, it was a double surprise: first, to see three Executive...(Read More)
14 Aug 2014
tib-for-national-broadcasting-commission-first-2           The government should form a fully independent National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)...(Read More)
12 Aug 2014
invincible-youth-pledges-to-fight-against-corruption-and-injustice       On the eve of UN declared International Youth Day (IYD) on 12 August, the Dhaka Yes Engagement and Support (YES) group with...(Read More)
14 Jul 2014
tib-for-full-implementation-of-automation-in-chittagong-port-and-custom-house           TIB tabled 9 recommendations including full implementation of automation in export-import...(Read More)
09 Jul 2014
diplomatic-efforts-for-disbursement-of-climate-funds-stressed         Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) suggested forming a high powered commission to ensure governance in...(Read More)
07 Jul 2014
tib-calls-for-effective-and-visible-role-of-the-opposition       Though the 10th parliament witnessed a decreasing trend in the 10th Parliament, "Quorum crisis" is still a concern. The...(Read More)
30 Jun 2014
tib-recommends-16-measures-for-governance-of-private-universities         Though private universities in Bangladesh started its journey in Bangladesh as non-profit organizations with...(Read More)
21 Jun 2014
tib-members-call-for-effective-steps-for-good-governance         Members of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) urged for strong political will, establishment of rule...(Read More)
08 Jun 2014
youth-leaders-to-build-integrity-blocks         Afroza Yeasmin Chandni wanted to be an elected and ideal parliamentarian while Azizur Rahman Khan Bulbul wanted...(Read More)
29 May 2014
significant-steps-in-implementing-nis-needs-firm-commitment-of-institutions-and-stakeholders       TIB urged the government to address the limitations of the National Integrity Strategy (NIS) to turn it into a fully implementable...(Read More)
26 May 2014
young-journalists-vow-to-work-as-anti-corruption-activists           It was a wonderful experience for Gazi Sadek – a university correspondent of Daily...(Read More)
25 May 2014
curb-influence-of-mps-and-ensure-even-distribution-of-power         Speakers at a TIB organised roundtable echoed with the recommendations of curbing influence of MPs over local...(Read More)
14 May 2014
information-3-column-2-nis-4       A weak National Integrity System (NIS) bedeviled by wide gap of practice and implementation compared to legal provisions and...(Read More)
30 Apr 2014
turn-btcl-into-a-complete-public-limited-company-within-6-months         Even after 6 years of transformation from the Bangladesh Telephone and Telegraph Board (BTTB) to Bangladesh...(Read More)
21 Apr 2014
one-year-after-rana-plaza-tragedy-progress-in-governance-must-be-sustained-2   Key stakeholders including the government, various government agencies, the BGMEA, factory owners and buyers have made significant progress to...(Read More)
15 Apr 2014
updated-rules-for-management-of-cooperatives-stressed         A TIB conducted study titled “Management of Cooperatives: Governance Challenges and Way Forward”...(Read More)
09 Apr 2014
elected-representatives-for-zila-parishads-recommended         Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) recommended reforming the Zila Parishads by elected...(Read More)
20 Mar 2014
information-3-column-2-food-safety-3       Immediate gazette notification of Safe Food Act 2013 was stressed for its effective implementation at the press launch of the...(Read More)
18 Mar 2014
opposition-sets-new-boycott-record-tib-for-law-banning-parliament-boycott         The ninth parliament during its tenure of five years from January 2009 to November 2013 witnessed record high...(Read More)
16 Mar 2014
young-debaters-debates-on-equality-respect-and-honour-for-womenJannatul Rafeya, Mehedi Hasan of Dhaka University and Shakil Ahmed of Jagannath University were adjudged as the best debater, first runner up and second runner respectively among 150 young debaters from...(Read More)
29 Jan 2014
female-yes-learns-to-fight-online-harassments-vows-to-spread-itThe power of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and social media in bringing positive changes in the society is proven globally. Yet, with its spread online harassment, particularly against...(Read More)
09 Dec 2013
tib-observes-internationl-anti-corruption-dayTI-Bangladesh today observed the International Anti-Corruption Day with a host of activities both at local and national level. YES volunteers in 45 locations of the country joined in human chains,...(Read More)
03 Dec 2013
bangladesh-s-score-improves-in-cpi-ranked-2nd-from-the-bottom-in-south-asia Corruption remains a serious global problem according to this CPI. 123 countries out of 177 (more than two-thirds) scored below 50 in the index where 108 countries scored equal or less than average of...(Read More)
19 Nov 2013
tib-and-rac-aggrieved-over-president-s-consent-to-acc-actTIB and Reporters Against Corruption (RAC) in a joint statement on 21 November expressed their despondency and condemned President’s consent to Anti Corruption Commission (Amendment) Bill-2013 that makes...(Read More)
16 Nov 2013
sony-ramany-has-been-awarded-the-first-prize-in-the-international-youth-photo-competition-organized-by-transparency-international-ti-to-mark-the-20th-anniversary-of-the-global-coalition-against-corruption Sony Ramany has been awarded the first prize in the international youth photo competition organized by Transparency International (TI) to mark the 20th anniversary of the global...(Read More)
02 Nov 2013
launch-of-national-service-programme-studyDespite significant successes, National service Programme (NSP) targeted to create employment of the unemployed youth suffered a number of shortcomings including limitations in planning and...(Read More)
31 Oct 2013
corruption-and-mal-governance-grip-rmg-tib-for-strict-implementation-of-lawsTIB at a press conference tabled 25 recommendations to overcome various limitations and challenges and establish governance in the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh. The governance challenges...(Read More)
07 Oct 2013
launch-of-tib-s-study-on-dhaka-medical-college-hospitalParticipants during the release of a TIB study titled “Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH): Progress of Governance, Challenges and the Way Forward” on 7th October stressed for qualitative changes in...(Read More)
03 Oct 2013
tib-demands-effective-measures-to-ensure-governance-and-reduce-corruption-in-climate-finance-2 TIB urged the government and concerned authorities to immediately address governance challenges in climate finance to reduce risks of corruption at different stages of project formulation, selection...(Read More)
01 Oct 2013
gcr-on-education-released-tib-calls-for-introducing-integrity-pledge-in-primary-educationTI’s Global Corruption Report (GCR) on Education called upon the governments, international agencies, businesspersons and civil societies across the world to acknowledge education as an effective tool to...(Read More)
30 Sep 2013
information-commission-and-rti-forum-jointly-celebrate-the-right-to-know-day-nationally-31 International Right to Know (RTK) day was celebrated across the country on 28 September - Committee of Concerned Citizen (CCC), Youth Engagement and Support (YES), Swajan and YES Friends in 34 regions...(Read More)
29 Sep 2013
tib-for-level-playing-field-in-the-next-js-poll-urges-strict-implementation-of-electoral-lawsTIB identified a number of challenges for the Election Commission (EC) – the apex state institution responsible for organizing a fair and impartial Jatio Sangsad (JS) poll. These challenges include;...(Read More)
28 Sep 2013
right-to-know-day-celebration-focuses-on-demand-and-supply-side-of-informationInternational Right to Know (RTK) day was celebrated across the country on 28 September - Committee of Concerned Citizen (CCC), Youth Engagement and Support (YES), Swajan and YES Friends in 34 regions...(Read More)
17 Sep 2013
bangladesh-s-parliament-need-be-the-watchdog-defence-corruption-recommends-ti-dspTwo-thirds of parliament and legislatures fail to exercise sufficient control over their Ministry of Defence and the armed forces, according to a new report by Transparency International UK’s Defence and...(Read More)
04 Sep 2013
collective-efforts-must-to-tackle-governance-challenges-at-primary-educationPrimary and Mass Education Minister Dr Afsarul Ameen, MP emphasised on collective efforts to tackle governance challenges at primary education. He made this appeal as the Chief Guest at the closing...(Read More)
31 Aug 2013
roundtable-demands-code-of-conduct-act-for-mpsTIB and Shushasoner Jonno Nagorik (SUJON) jointly organised a roundtable discussion on ‘Need for Code of Conduct Act for Member of the Parliament (MP)’ on 31st August at the National Press Club. Speakers...(Read More)
21 Aug 2013
youths-pledge-for-a-prosperous-and-good-governed-country‘Invincible Youth Shall Surely Resist Corruption’ with this slogan TIB organised the Dhaka YES conference from August 21-22 at Nobab Nowab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, Dhaka University (DU). The...(Read More)
21 Jul 2013
good-governance-in-lged-must-for-rural-developmentSpeakers at the roundtable on “Local Government Engineering Department: Problems of Governance and Way Forward” stressed on promoting governance, reducing corruption and political interference in LGED for...(Read More)
09 Jul 2013
gcb-2013-finds-political-parties-and-police-most-corruptsAccording to Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) of Transparency International (TI), 93% of the respondents believed that political parties and police were most corrupted public service institutions while...(Read More)
03 Jul 2013
joint-efforts-stressed-for-healthcare-governance-at-local-levelSpeakers at a consultation on “The Challenge of Governance in Healthcare and Ways to Overcome” stressed on joint efforts among healthcare stakeholders and harmony among national and local level efforts....(Read More)
12 May 2013
tib-4th-shere-bangla-cup-debate-competition-2013টিআইবি ও শেরেবাংলা কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের যৌথ উদ্যোগে এবং শেরেবাংলা কৃষি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় ডিবেটিং সোসাইটি-এর সহযোগিতায় দুর্নীতি ও সুশাসন বিষয়ক ‘টিআইবি ৪র্থ শেরেবাংলা কাপ বিতর্ক প্রতিযোগিতা ২০১৩’ এর সমাপনী...(Read More)
22 Apr 2013
human-chain-to-observe-global-earth-day-2013To observe the Global Earth Day 2013 a human chain was jointly formed at National Press Club on 22 April 2013 by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA), Bangladesh...(Read More)
27 Mar 2013
cultural-programme-at-rabindra-sarobor-dhaka-on-27-march-2013-making-the-observance-of-independance-day মহান স্বাধীনতা দিবস, ৮ মার্চ আন্তর্জাতিক নারী দিবস এবং ২৭ মার্চ বিশ্ব নাট্য দিবস উপলক্ষে ট্রান্সপারেন্সি ইন্টারন্যাশনাল বাংলাদেশ (টিআইবি) ধানমন্ডির রবীন্দ্র সরোবর...(Read More)
18 Feb 2013
poetry-against-corruption-festival-on-18-february-2013     একুশের চেতনায় উজ্জীবিত একটি দুর্র্নীতিমুক্ত সমাজ বিনির্মাণের সংকল্পে টিআইবি আয়োজন করে ‘দুর্নীতির বিরুদ্ধে কবিতা’ শীর্ষক আবৃত্তি অনুষ্ঠানের। কবিতায় প্রতিধ্বনিত হোক...(Read More)
29 Jan 2013
bangladesh-assessment-defense-anti-corruption-index-tiBangladesh is placed in Band D. Bangladesh’s defence and security sector scores poorly on political corruption risk. There is a lack of any formal defence policy to date. The currentgovernment initiated...(Read More)
05 Dec 2012
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14 Oct 2012
role-of-mps-in-establishing-good-governance-expectation-vis-à-vis-performance,-2012     The role of the Parliament is extremely important in the present day democracies. The key tasks performed by the Parliament are enacting laws, monitoring the...(Read More)
10 Oct 2012
ask-tib-mj-statement-on-ramu-incidentsকক্সবাজারের রামু, উখিয়া ও টেকনাফ উপজেলায় বৌদ্ধ সম্প্রদায়ের উপর ঘটে যাওয়া বর্বরোচিত ঘটনার প্রেক্ষিতে আইন ও সালিশ কেন্দ্র (আসক), ট্রান্সপারেন্সি ইন্টারন্যাশনাল বাংলাদেশ (টিআইবি) ও মানুষের জন্য ফাউন্ডেশন...(Read More)
02 Sep 2012
international-workshop-on-people-engagement-against-corruption-begins-in-dhaka,-2012 Dhaka, September 2, 2012. A five-day long international workshop on `Tools and Tactics of People Engagement’ began in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka today. Hosted by Transparency International...(Read More)
07 Jun 2012
2013-09-17-09-04-30চির সবুজের দেশ, প্রিয় স্বদেশ চাই টেকসই সবুজ-বান্ধব উন্নয়ন বিশ্ব পরিবেশ দিবস ও রিও+২০ জাতিসংঘ টেকসই উন্নয়ন সম্মেলন উপলক্ষে ট্রান্সপারেন্সি ইন্টারন্যাশনাল বাংলাদেশ (টিআইবি), জলবায়ু অর্থায়নে সুশাসন...(Read More)
07 Jun 2012
call-for-proposals-nis1 Call for Proposals: National Integrity System (NIS) Assessment Lead Researcher in Bangladesh 1. Background Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight...(Read More)
02 Jun 2012
declaration-of-ccc-yes-convention-2012 সনাক ও ইয়েস জাতীয় সম্মেলন ২০১২ ১-২ জুন ২০১২, বঙ্গবন্ধু আন্তর্জাতিক সম্মেলন কেন্দ্র, ঢাকা সম্মেলনের ঘোষণা আমরা টিআইবি’র অনুপ্রেরণায় গঠিত সচেতন নাগরিক কমিটি (সনাক) ও ইয়েস এর জাতীয় সম্মেলন ২০১২...(Read More)
09 Dec 2010
cartoon-competition-exhibition-2010As part of it’s Youth Engagement and Support (YES) programme Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) is organizing the 5th Anti-Corruption Cartoon Competition to mark the International Anti-Corruption...(Read More)
07 Dec 2010
anti-corruption-debate-competition-2010-promises-to-save-environment-preventing-corruption Got Registration & Inauguration Early morning of December 7, debaters were coming to BRAC University Auditorium from different educational institutions of every corner of the country. Anisur Rahman...(Read More)
09 Dec 2009
cartoon-competition-exhibition-2009Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized its fourth Anti-Corruption Cartoon Competition to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day 2009 (9 December). As part of TIB’s Youth Engagement and...(Read More)
09 Dec 2008
cartoon-competition-exhibition-2008Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) organized its third Anti-Corruption Cartoon Competition to observe the International Anti-Corruption Day 2008 (9 December). As a part of TIB?s Youth Engagement...(Read More)
09 Dec 2007
cart-2007A total of 747 Entries were received from different parts of the country for this year's competition. 368 cartoonists took part in this competition in two age groups; Group A (Ka) 13-18 years and Group B...(Read More)
09 Dec 2007
dhaka-university-wins-seventh-inter-university-anti-corruption-debate-championship-2007 Dhaka University clinched the champion's trophy of the Seventh Inter-University Anti-Corruption Debate Championship 2007, defeating Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet). In the...(Read More)
24 Nov 2007
inter-medical-college-anti-corruption-debate-competition-2007 Health is one of the fundamental rights of the people. But after 36 years of independence, Bangladesh still fails in ensuring proper health care facilities for all. One of the major reasons behind this...(Read More)
15 Jun 2007
children-s-art-competition-celebrating-the-first-national-health-rights-conventionAn art competition celebrating the first national health rights day was held in Bangladesh Sishu Academy participated by the children aged between seven to sixteen on the 15th June 2007.  Two hundred and...(Read More)
16 May 2007
tib-cuds-9th-bangla-3rd-english-inter-department-debate-competition-2007   Slogan of the Program In victory of reasoning... invincible youth shall surely resist corruption PreludeYouth are potential leaders of future for combating against corruption. Under...(Read More)
07 Mar 2007
women-against-corruption-mock-parliament-debate Keeping the slogan ‘Women against corruption’ ahead, a daylong debate competition was arranged at the TSC Auditorium, Dhaka University for observing ‘International Day of Women’ on 8th March 2007....(Read More)
09 Dec 2006
anti-corruption-cartoon-competition-and-exhibition-2006To mark the 3rd International Anti-Corruption Day-9 December 2006 Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) held a Cartoon Exhibition titled Durnitir Biruddhey Cartoon at the Drik Gallery, Dhanmondi...(Read More)
09 Dec 2006
international-anti-corruption-day-2006-parliamentary-style-debate-competitionFirst ever parliamentary style debate competition held under the auspices of TIB   To mark the International Anti-Corruption Day, 2006, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has organized the...(Read More)
28 Dec 2004
ti-extended-posthumous-tributes-to-three-courageous-individualsIn recognition of those whose bravery cost them their lives, TI extended posthumous tributes to three courageous individuals in the year of 2004. Manik Chandra Saha, a brave Bangladeshi journalist whose...(Read More)

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