FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN THE PHILIPPINES

FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN THE PHILIPPINES

 By Niels Patrick C. Riconalla

“For evil to triumph, all that is needed is for good men to do nothing.” By Edmund Burke Corruption in the Philippines is a time-worn and deeply entrenched evil. It is a frustrating malady and widely acknowledged to have caused endemic poverty and heart-breaking injustice. Trillions of pesos have been stolen and diverted that, otherwise, could have helped the poor and marginalized achieve decent and productive lives. Sadly, corruption exists in practically all aspects in our nation, in all levels and branches of government like old ivy vines clinging to a wall. It has permeated the economic-political and judicial fabric of our society. Since World War II, our politics have been controlled and manipulated by the oligarchs and socio-economic elite. Read more
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Honduras – Historic Agreement

Honduras - Historic Agreement

By Amanda Jackson, Micah Challenge and Vilma (Nina) Balmaceda, FIAJC
9 October 2014

President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, elected in January this year, has implemented strong anti- corruption monitoring in an historic agreement with Transparency International and Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa (ASJ).

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Global Call to Action – Stand with Us

Global Call to Action - Stand with Us

18 May 2013

EXPOSED is a global call to take action against corruption; including bribery, secret deals and abuse of public infl uence – which impacts poorest people the most.
There are practical steps we can all take to promote ethical behaviour in our lives, church, business, government and society.We can be the change we want to see by being advocates of justice and transformation in the nations we are called to serve.

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