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Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer 2009

Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer 2009

Official Launch of TI Global Corruption Barometer 2009
Remarks by Mr. Rueben Lifuka TIZ President, 3rd June 2009
Transparency International Secretariat
Plot No. 3880, Kwacha Road
Olympia Park
Lusaka, Zambia

1.0 Introduction
Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, I wish to start by thanking you for coming to attend this press
conference whose purpose is to launch the Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer (GCB)
for 2009. A brief background of the Global Corruption Barometer is necessary in order for you to
contextualise the important findings of this report. The Global Corruption Barometer is a comprehensive
public opinion survey that explores the general public’s views of corruption, as well as experiences of
bribery around the world.

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The Irrawaddy:Three Daughters Form Democratic Party

The formation of a new political party—the Democratic Party—to contend the 2010 Burmese elections was announced at a press conference in Rangoon on Monday. The party will be headed by the daughter of late Prime Minister U Nu, along with two other daughters of former political leaders.

The Democratic Party Chairman Thu Wai announced that the new party will be headed by: Mya Than Than Nu, the daughter of U Nu; Nay Yee Ba Swe, the daughter of late Prime Minister Ba Swe; and Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein, the daughter of late Deputy Prime Minister Kyaw Nyein.


Daughters of ex-Myanmar PMs ‘to join new party’

Daughters of ex-Myanmar PMs ‘to join new party’

YANGON — The daughters of two former Myanmar prime ministers are aiming to join a new political party that is being set up to take part in next year’s elections, organisers said Tuesday.

The planned Democratic Party is being established by a veteran politician once the ruling junta passes a party political registration law for the polls scheduled for some time in 2010.

Than Than Nu, 62, a daughter of Myanmar’s late first Prime Minister U Nu, said she would be the general secretary of the party. She returned from India in 2003 after leaving the country with her parents in 1969.

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