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Latin America's Fight against Corruption: The End of Impunity = Lateinamerikas Kampf gegen Korruption - das Ende der Straflosigkeit

Since the adoption of the Anti-Corruption Action Plan in 2010, the G20 has tried to promote market integrity and a clean business environment. Under the German G20 presidency, a working group co-chaired by Germany and Brazil has been seeking to advance this agenda. Since the so-called Odebrecht scan...

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Main Author: Kurtenbach, Sabine
Contributors: Nolte, Detlef (Other); GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies - Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien, Institut für Lateinamerika-Studien (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Hamburg [Verlag nicht ermittelbar] 2017
Online Access: Volltext (Kostenfrei)
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Summary:Since the adoption of the Anti-Corruption Action Plan in 2010, the G20 has tried to promote market integrity and a clean business environment. Under the German G20 presidency, a working group co-chaired by Germany and Brazil has been seeking to advance this agenda. Since the so-called Odebrecht scandal - a large-scale corruption scheme that entangled most Latin American countries – the relevance of the topic has become widely recognised. Latin America was a frontrunner in intergovernmental anti-corruption treaties. Nevertheless, corruption is still deeply engrained and widespread in Latin America. Governments from various ideological backgrounds are currently under scrutiny due to corruption charges. Corruption in Latin America has not increased in recent years, but the exposure and social disapprobation of corruption has. In many Latin American countries democratisation has failed to cope with organised crime and social marginalisation – both of which are important drivers of viol
Physical Description:12 S.