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11 February 20211 minute read

Corruption Perceptions Index 2020 - a regional perspective

Last week Transparency International launched the 2020 edition of its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people, using a scale of zero to 100 (100 being very clean and zero being highly corrupt). The CPI is a helpful tool for businesses and public sector organisations to use in assessing the corruption risk level of the public sector in a particular jurisdiction.

In the following articles, we set out some of the key points, including the impact of COVID-19 upon corruption risks, of this year's report from a regional perspective.