Issued by Transparency International Secretariat
In a last ditch attempt to get G20 leaders to take the fight against corruption seriously, Transparency International and its Argentinian chapter Poder Ciudadano, have lined streets in Buenos Aires with posters with the slogan “#G20TakeAction: Implement Your Anti-Corruption Commitments” in advance of this week’s summit.
As International Advisory Committee member for the C20 civil society engagement group, chair of the C20 anti-corruption working group and a concept partner of the B20 business engagement group, Transparency International and Poder Ciudadano have asked the G20 to actually implement a range of anti-corruption commitments made over the years.
“G20 leaders seem to have been too busy arguing among themselves to pay attention to their own anti-corruption policy recommendations, which we’ve been reminding them of through the official engagement channels,” said Maria Emilia Berazategui of Poder Ciudadano. “So we decided to put the message somewhere they can’t miss