Winning the corruption culture war

Winning the corruption culture war 27 November 2012

Corruption knows no boundaries. This dictates the need for an international solution. Yet, for a long time, a major obstacle to a concerted international response was a lack of agreement as to what corruption is. 

The possibility of an international response to corruption was overshadowed by we can refer to as the culture wars where a bribe for one person could be regarded by another as a gift. With culture imposing different values there could be no common starting point, no normative baseline and no common response whether of a public or private nature.

Read Abiola Makinwa's blog about private remedies for corruption