The Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development is a consortium of Governments and NGOs and is guided by a coordinating committee which consists of the following entities: Global Financial Integrity*Christian AidGlobal WitnessTax Justice NetworkTransparency InternationalSecretariat of the Leading Group on Solidarity Levies...
Some people believe financial privacy is a human right. It is an argument with the number of people wanting to discuss it increasing. Many individuals will agree a human right is based on a fundamental belief in the value of freedom. If this is true or not...
Wondering how to save up money fast?  Having a budget and being serious about sticking to it is a quick way to saving big money. Automating savings and cutting your expenses can also help you reach your savings goals faster. Check out these tips for saving money fast. Track Your Income and Spending It's...
Regardless of the form of government in a country, citizens understandably expect their political leaders to look out for their best interests. Governments generally establish and maintain social order, provide a national defense system, establish structure to promote a healthy economy and provide essential public services. These...
A recent report commissioned by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) from Global Financial Integrity (GFI) has been delivered at the United Nations IV Conference on Least Developed Countries. This conference, hosted by Turkey, concerns the flow of illicit capital from the world's 48 least developed countries....
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have completed a stunning series of raids as part of what the Attorney General of the nation called the largest in the history of the country. Of the 21 people implicated in the drugs bust, two names jumped off the page for...
Ethiopia has long been one of the poorest countries on Earth. The African nation possesses a per-capita GDP of only $365. However, this figure alone does not tell the whole tale. In addition to its existing economic woes, Ethiopia has lost an additional $11.7 billion due to...
With so many formal governmental organizations and international groups that have been formed, it’s easy to become confused about the various organizations and their roles. For example, many are unaware of the G20 and its primary role. If you’re interested in learning more, continue reading. Below is...
The Partnership Panel, which meets in the first and third quarter of the year, is comprised of key governments and institutions that provide funding to and/or cooperate closely with the Task Force.  The Partnership Panel mandate is to facilitate meetings with other government officials, provide information on...
There are a lot of individuals who cause significant damage to their financial lives during their younger years. By the time they realize what has happened, the damage can be extensive. The reasons for this vary widely. Some individuals are aware of what is happening but assume...