Summit for Democracy: Civil society calls for Indo-Pacific governments to take greater action against corruption

Dear Indo-Pacific heads of states and governments,

We, Transparency International’s national chapters from the Indo-Pacific region, urge you to build on the opportunity of the Summit for Democracy in Korea to identify clear plans to combat corruption in the region. We commend the Republic of Korea for hosting the Summit for Democracy Indo-Pacific Anti-Corruption Meeting, and all participating leaders’ recognition of the importance of addressing corruption and strengthening democratic governance to achieve greater peace and prosperity in the region – but just words and commitments are insufficient; now is the time for action.

We now call upon you to partner with civil society and make greater progress against key corruption problems with which the region continues to grapple.

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March 28, 2023|Resources|