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Munroe, Trevor
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Governance under threat - The impact of corruption
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Mona academic conference on the governance challenge: National, regional and global dimensions
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August 30-September 2, 2002
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UWI, Mona
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Abstract
Examines the threat posed by the corruption to government systems. Munroe notes that while corruption is prevalent at the level of the state, it is equally common in the private sector and therefore the latter should be placed under increased scrutiny. He points to the financial scandals which have engulfed major US corporations such as Enron and World Com in support of his argument. He believes that the new legislation is specifically required to regulate party finance and election campaign funding which he sees as major sources of corruption. He also feels that effective civil society involvement in the anti-corruption fight is perhaps the single most important factor in advancing the war against corruption.....
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