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French and German versions below. Money launderers, corrupt politicians, terrorists, arms traffickers, drug smugglers, and tax evaders all rely on two things to move their dirty money: company structures that allow them... read more
Britain‘s G8 presidency a chance to reframe the poverty debate It’s always encouraging to see our leaders pushing the right line for a change. Outlining his agenda for the G8 at the World Economic Forum in Davos... read more
Tokyo conference a defining opportunity to embed accountability inAfghanistan’s oil and mining sectors For immediate release. اعلامیه مطبوعاتی - دري مطبوعاتي اعلامیه - پښتو The Government of Afghanistan and the... read more
  اعلامیه مطبوعاتی   کنفرانس توکیو یک فرصت تعیین کننده یی برای جاسازی حسابدهی در سکتور نفت و معادن افغانستان می باشد    فعالان جامعه مدنی امروز گفتند که دولت افغانستان وجامعه جهانی باید تعهد نمایند... read more
Thirteen congressional representatives sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, ahead of a key donor conference on Afghanistan being held in Tokyo later this week. The letter highlights the... read more
Afghanistan and its donors have taken an important step in making sure the country’s vast potential mineral wealth translates into development by recognising the importance of transparency and accountability in the... read more
Some donors do well, all donors can do better, writes Publish What You Fund. read more
A UK-based lobby group is calling for more transparency in the spending of global development aid, estimated to be worth about $150bn (£93bn), writes BBC's Mark Doyle. read more
Afghanistan and its allies must take urgent steps to prevent the potential benefits of its vast mineral and petroleum deposits being lost to the corruption that has plagued the aid effort of the last decade, said Global... read more
Global Witness spokespeople are available to comment on the UK government’s announcement that it intends to attach new conditions to parts of Britain’s 8.4 billion pound ($13.2 billion) annual aid budget, to encourage... read more
(Bangkok)– Cambodia’s draft law regulating associations and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should be abandoned because it will undermine rather than promote civil society in the country, said Human Rights Watch,... read more
Uganda is on the verge of a petroleum windfall. According to the World Bank, revenue from this industry has the potential to double government revenue within six to 10 years and to constitute an estimated 10-25 percent... read more
If you express concerns about the negative consequences that over-dependence on aid can have for development, as I did in Mali recently, a common response is that there is no alternative. How else can vital services and... read more
Global Wtness has produced this Submission to the European Commission’s green paper on the future of budget support to third countries. It is based on the combined experience of Global Witness and the International... read more
Tokyo conference a defining opportunity to embed accountability inAfghanistan’s oil and mining sectors For immediate release. اعلامیه مطبوعاتی - دري مطبوعاتي اعلامیه - پښتو The Government of Afghanistan and the... read more
  اعلامیه مطبوعاتی   کنفرانس توکیو یک فرصت تعیین کننده یی برای جاسازی حسابدهی در سکتور نفت و معادن افغانستان می باشد    فعالان جامعه مدنی امروز گفتند که دولت افغانستان وجامعه جهانی باید تعهد نمایند... read more
Afghanistan and its donors have taken an important step in making sure the country’s vast potential mineral wealth translates into development by recognising the importance of transparency and accountability in the... read more
Afghanistan and its allies must take urgent steps to prevent the potential benefits of its vast mineral and petroleum deposits being lost to the corruption that has plagued the aid effort of the last decade, said Global... read more
Global Witness spokespeople are available to comment on the UK government’s announcement that it intends to attach new conditions to parts of Britain’s 8.4 billion pound ($13.2 billion) annual aid budget, to encourage... read more
(Bangkok)– Cambodia’s draft law regulating associations and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) should be abandoned because it will undermine rather than promote civil society in the country, said Human Rights Watch,... read more
Read the Cambodian Embassy's response to this press release  Cambodia's international donors must tackle head on the gross mismanagement of the country's natural resources at tomorrow's government-donor meeting,... read more
Global Witness is disappointed, but not entirely surprised, to hear that the Cambodian Embassy has withdrawn its offer for a public debate with us. We had responded to their proposal in good faith and saw this as an... read more
Statement on Singapore's response to this report Read Cambodia's response to this report Singapore's rapid expansion is driving an ecologically and socially devastating sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to... read more
Global Witness today welcomed a decision by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to ban environmentally damaging exports of sand from Cambodia. This move follows a Global Witness investigation that revealed a huge sand... read more
Aid donors to Cambodia, including the EU, US, Japan, China, and the World Bank are failing to act in the face of overwhelming evidence of government corruption and state looting, said international campaign group,... read more
A corrupt elite has captured the country’s emerging oil and mineral sectors while Cambodia’s international donors turn a blind eye, a new report from anti-graft NGO Global Witness claims today.     Downloads read more
"The Royal Embassy of Cambodia to the United Kingdom found the press release by Global Witness (“Cambodia's donors risk disaster with blind eye to poor governance of country's oil and mineral”,... read more
French and German versions below. Money launderers, corrupt politicians, terrorists, arms traffickers, drug smugglers, and tax evaders all rely on two things to move their dirty money: company structures that allow them... read more
Thirteen congressional representatives sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, ahead of a key donor conference on Afghanistan being held in Tokyo later this week. The letter highlights the... read more
Uganda is on the verge of a petroleum windfall. According to the World Bank, revenue from this industry has the potential to double government revenue within six to 10 years and to constitute an estimated 10-25 percent... read more
Global Wtness has produced this Submission to the European Commission’s green paper on the future of budget support to third countries. It is based on the combined experience of Global Witness and the International... read more
The Bond Corruption Group is made up of likeminded British NGOs who, through their work, witness the devastating effects of corruption on developing countries every day. Our experience has taught us that corruption... read more
On 30th April 2010, the Cambodian Embassy published a press release challenging Global Witness to a public debate, in response to our criticism of the government's management of the country's natural resources. This... read more
These documents accompany and substantiate claims made in the report "Shifting Sand: how Singapore's demand for Cambodian sand threatens ecosystems and undermines good governance." The details of each is as follows:... read more
Downloads GW Submission to the EC MTR - Appendix GW Submission to the EC MTR on Cambodia GW Submission to the EC MTR on...pendix - French GW Submission to the EC MTR on...mbodia - French read more
In the course of its investigation into Cambodia's oil, gas and mining sectors, Global Witness obtained a number of key documents. Global Witness believes that it is important that these documents, which include key... read more
05.02.2009 | Country for Sale
UPDATE JULY 09: VISIT OF CAMBODIAN PRIME MINISTER WOULD UNDERMINE LABOUR'S ANTI-CORRUPTION PLEDGES UPDATE MAY 09: GLOBAL WITNESS WELCOMES CAMBODIA SAND EXPORT BAN  UPDATE MAY 09: GLOBAL WITNESS SLAMS DONOR... read more
Downloads Cambodia's Family Trees (Low Res) Cambodia's Family Trees (Med Res) Cambodia's Family Trees (Word Version) Recommendations and Summary   Other Languages Khmer - Cambodia's Family Trees Part 1 (Low Res)... read more
Downloads forests_famine_and_war_the_key...dias_future.htm read more
Britain‘s G8 presidency a chance to reframe the poverty debate It’s always encouraging to see our leaders pushing the right line for a change. Outlining his agenda for the G8 at the World Economic Forum in Davos... read more
Some donors do well, all donors can do better, writes Publish What You Fund. read more
A UK-based lobby group is calling for more transparency in the spending of global development aid, estimated to be worth about $150bn (£93bn), writes BBC's Mark Doyle. read more
If you express concerns about the negative consequences that over-dependence on aid can have for development, as I did in Mali recently, a common response is that there is no alternative. How else can vital services and... read more
A global standard on sharing information is at the heart of democratising aid – for donors and for recipients, says Owen Barder on the Guardian's Global Development Blog. read more