Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), a Trust formally established in 1996 to combat corruption in the manner set out in the Trust Deed is the accredited national chapter of the Berlin-based Transparency International. It is an independent, nongovernment and non-partisan organization with a mission of catalyzing a sustained and effective demand and a social movement in Bangladesh against corruption. In order to receive foreign donations, TIB was subsequently registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau of the Government of Bangladesh. TIB is committed to the:
• vision of Bangladesh in which government, politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of the people are free from corruption; • core values of democracy, justice, rule of law, transparency, accountability, integrity, courage and equal right of every individual irrespective of age, sex, religion, culture, ethnic origin or any other marker of identity; and
• mission to catalyze and strengthen a participatory social movement to promote and develop institutions, law and practices for combating corruption in Bangladesh and establishing an efficient and transparent system of governance, politics and business having regard to gender equality and a policy of nondiscrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste or place of birth.