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The network key figures
The Network for Integrity has an international dimension. It brings together institutions that share common values and missions related to transparency, ethics and integrity of public officials.
“Accountability is the essence of democracy. If people do not know what their government is doing, they cannot be truly self-governing.”
« Integrity, transparency and the fight against corruption have to be part of the culture. They have to be taught as fundamental values. »
« If corruption is a disease, transparency is a central part of its treatment. »
“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.”
"The fight against corruption begins with international cooperation, but will only end when the battle has been won in all sectors of all societies."
"We can't entrust everything to laws, we must set a good example.”
“In my travels around the world, I have seen the corrosive impact of corruption on the lives of the poor and, therefore, the rapid loss of trust that people place in their rulers.”
“None of us knows what we all know, together.”
« Fighting corruption is not an end in itself but a fight for social justice, for peace and for security. »