• What is corruption?
• What are the types of corruption?
• Consequences of corruption.
• What role can media play in tackling in corruption?
• How to remove corruption.
• Prevention and combat
2. What is corruption?
• Corruption is wrongdoing on the part of an authority or
powerful party through means that are illegitimate, immoral,
or incompatible with ethical standards. Corruption often from
patronage and is associated with bribery.
3. What are the types of corruption?
• Petty corruption
• State corruption
4. Petty corruption
• Petty corruption refers to everyday abuse of entrusted power
by low- and mid-level public officials in their interactions
with ordinary citizens, who often are trying to access basic
goods or services in places like hospitals, schools, police
departments and other agencies.
5. State corruption
• Political Corruption Law and Legal Definition. Political
corruption can be of two forms. The first one is which
includes both accumulation and extraction and where
government officials use and abuse their hold on power to
extract from the private sector, from government revenues,
and from the economy at large.
6. Consequence of corruption
• Reduced economic growth and investment
• Deterioration of public services
• Decreased trust in government
• Increased poverty and inequality
• Environmental degradation
• Political instability.
7. What role can the media play in tackling corruption?
• The media can serve many important functions, not just
exposing corruption but also sustaining an open and
transparent flow of information and fostering a climate of
opinion that is increasingly intolerant of corruption.
8. How to remove corruption
• Laws fixing accountability and encouraging transparency combined
with efficient judiciary and free press provide ideal atmosphere to
tackle the menace of corruption.
• Educating the public and promoting ethical behavior: It is important to
educate people, particularly the young, about the negative effects of
corruption and to promote ethical values and principles.
9. Prevention and combat
• Strengthening transparency and accountability
• Enforcing anti-corruption laws
• Encouraging civic engagement and activism
• Educating the public and promoting ethical behavior
• Building strong institutions and a robust legal framework
• International cooperation and support.
• Corruption is a global problem that affects all
countries, rich and poor alike.
• It undermines democracy, the rule of law, and
• To combat corruption, a concerted effort is needed
from governments, civil society, the private sector, and