2016 CPI

TIPNG: Public institutions must be more open and transparent

Stephens made this statement yesterday after the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranked PNG at a 136/176 countries and territories with a score of 28/100.

“More needs to be done in strengthening and supporting integrity institutions that enforce best practices and regulations with a view to reducing corruption and promoting good governance.

“Equally important is that citizens need to demand accountability from public officials and speak up and report corrupt dealings with the public and private sector.

2016 Corruption Perceptions Index ranks PNG 136/176

This was revealed today by Transparency International PNG (TIPNG) at the Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby.

Present to listen to the findings included representatives from the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary, the Consultative Implementation & Monitoring Council and the European Union Ambassador to PNG, Ioannis Giogkarakis-Argyropoulos.

The CPI ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.