Global Corruption Report 2005. Transparency International
The Global Corruption Report (GCR) is one of Transparency International’s flagship publications, bringing the expertise of the anti‐corruption movement to bear on a specific corruption issue. Most recent reports have focused on corruption in climate change, the private sector, water and the judiciary. The report highlights cutting edge qualitative and quantitative research, gathers knowledge on lessons learnt and showcases innovative tools. In doing so, it enhances our understanding of the dynamics of corruption and seeks to provide practical and proven solutions to improve governance and accountability. The Global Corruption Report 2005 focuses on corruption in construction and post-conflict reconstruction. The book includes expert reports on post-conflict reconstruction, with a detailed analysis of corruption in Iraq; the mechanisms of corruption in construction projects, from infrastructure development in Lesotho to public services in Germany; the economic cost of corruption in infrastructure; the environmental risks of corruption in construction; corruption on the fault line, such as earthquake destruction in Italy, Turkey and worldwide; and the role of multilateral development banks and export credit agencies in financing corruption.