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Who we are

Transparency International Deutschland e.V. (Transparency Germany) is the national chapter of Transparency International. Transparency International is a global network leading the fight against corruption including more than 100 established national chapters.

The national chapters fight corruption on the national level in a number of ways, work independently and are self-financed. They bring together relevant players from government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business. Transparency’s global chapter network also uses advocacy campaigns to lobby governments in order for them to implement anti-corruption reforms. 

Transparency Germany is recognized as a non-profit organization and works independently. Basic principles are integrity, accountability, transparency and participation of civil society. The aim is to raise public awareness about the harmful consequences of corruption and to strengthen integrity systems.

As in all other countries, problems range from the public to the private sphere, from the health care system to sports. Transparency Germany was founded in 1993 and currently has more than 1200 members. A key element of Transparency Germany’s work is the work with volunteers. Thematically organized groups serve as forums for the exchange of information and the development of new positions and demands.

Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. To end the devastating impact corruption has on men, women and children around the world, we bring people together in a powerful worldwide coalition. Transparency’s mission is to create change towards a world free of corruption.

Transparency International is a global network including more than 100 established national chapters. The national chapters fight corruption on the national level in a number of ways. They are working independently and are self-financed. They bring together relevant players from government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business. Transparency’s global chapter network also uses advocacy campaigns to lobby governments in order for them to implement anti-corruption reforms.

Transparency International was founded in 1993 by Dr. Peter Eigen and his co-workers in London and Berlin, and is now active internationally. The International Secretariat of Transparency International in Berlin is responsible for the organization’s global work. It supports and coordinates the work of national chapters.

For more information please visit: www.transparency.org