GCF 22nd Board Meeting Agenda Items

GCF 22nd Board Meeting Agenda Items Green Climate Fund 22nd Board Meeting Venue: Songdo, South Korea Date: 26-28 February 2019 GCF’s Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme (RPSP)    Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Readiness and Preparatory Support…

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Climate Finance Integrity Campaign at Seoul Station

Climate Finance Integrity Campaign at Seoul Station Climate Finance – money contracted to assist the at-risk countries to mitigate climate change and adapt to its effects – is vulnerable to corruption. Without strong climate governance standards,…

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Anti-corruption Efforts in the Defense Agency of Technology and Quality – an Interview

Anti-corruption Efforts in the Defense Agency of Technology and Quality – an Interview   Interview by You Han-Beom, Board Member, TI-Korea   On March 12, 2018, you were inaugurated as a president of the Defense Agency of…

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Transparency – the beginning of anti-corruption in the defense industry

Transparency – the beginning of anti-corruption in the defense industry   Article by Kwak Geul, Senior Researcher, UN Global Compact Network Korea     What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about…

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Anti-Corruption Index in the Defense Industry and Recommendation

Anti-Corruption Index in the Defense Industry and Recommendation   You Han-Beom, Board Member, TI-Korea   Recognizing the problems of the corruptive practices in the defense industry The defense industry has a high risk of corruption due to…

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Green Climate Fund 21st Board Meeting Briefs

Green Climate Fund 21st Board Meeting Briefs & Summaries Source: Title : TWN Climate Info: Green Climate Fund should not be hijacked by politics – say developing country members Date : 2018-10-23 Contents:  TWN Info Service on Climate…

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Very Bottom of G20’s Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Very Bottom of G20’s Beneficial Ownership Transparency Sanghak Lee (Transparency International Korea)   South Korea ranks last among the G20 countries and G20 guest countries on beneficial ownership transparency level based on the research conducted by…

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Proper conditions should be established to handle money laundering activities

Proper conditions should be established to handle money laundering activities Jung Duck-Bong (Vice President, Korea Financial Industry Union)   TI-Korea: Could you please give us your assessment of the meaning and results of beneficial ownership verification…

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Government should collect and manage BO information

The government should collect and manage the BO information Ji-yeal Chung (KEB Hana Bank) TI-Korea: Where do you think the relevance of Beneficial Ownership Transparency is situated? Chung Ji-yeal: The beneficial owner (defined as the real…

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Climate Finance Transparency OGP Draft Concept Note

Climate Finance Transparency OGP Draft Concept Note     Commitment Title: Developing Climate Finance Tool for Transparency and Civic Participation Background of the Proposal: Financial resources intended for mitigation and adaptation actions must be managed effectively…

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Death of “Mr Clean”, Rep. Roe Hoe Chan

Death of “Mr Clean”, Rep. Roe Hoe Chan by: Jay Lee Rep. Roh Hoe-chan of the opposition Justice Party, who was being probed over a bribery scandal was found deceased in Jung-gu, Seoul, Monday (July 23). He…

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Green Climate Fund 20th Board Meeting Briefs

Green Climate Fund 20th Board Meeting Briefs & Updates GCF B20 Green Climate Fund B.20 meeting press release July 4th, 2018 marked the end of a “very difficult and disappointing” Board meeting filled with challenging and…

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Korea Defense Industry – Road to Integrity Society Forum

Road to Integrity Society Forum By Ellyn Lewis On Friday, July 6th2018, Transparency International-Korea in conjunction with the Korea Defense Industry Association held its Business Integrity Luncheon forum with the theme “Road to Integrity Society.” The…

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Interview with a Business Correspondent

“Society must recognize that corrupt companies are not sustainable and seriously threaten democracy in Korea”   Corruption can damage reputation, lead to the loss of contracts and result in lawsuits. It is detrimental to innovation, entrepreneurship…

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Analysis Of South Korea’s CPI Result

“South Korea’s CPI result is a shame for the nation”     Analysis by Lee Sang-Hak (Board Member, Transparency International-Korea)   According to the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) results which show the international ranking of…

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Interview with CPI-Analyst

‘Rules that are not enforced are useless’   The recently published 2017 Corruption Perception Index has placed Korea at 51st position, just a few places above Italy but below Spain. Because of this ranking, the government…

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CPI-Interview with TI’s Asia-Pacific Expert

“The prevention and sanctioning methods apply not only to the public sector but also to the private”    There has been much buzz in the political and business spheres lately about Korea’s ranking in the 2017…

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