Egypt Ranks High in Corruption

Egypt ranks 115 in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index, which tracks 180 countries by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. The rankings are in ascending order, with the more corrupt countries scoring higher ranks.

Transparency International, Donzella writes about her country's ranking, in Arabic:

مصر تتراجع وتحتل المركز الـ115 في تقرير الشفافية الدولية و وصفت المنظمة مصر أنها “أقرب للدول الفاسدة”، وذكر التقرير أن الفساد يشكل عائقاً خطيراً أمام التنمية في مصر، وعلي الرغم من استمراره فإن النقطة الجيدة التي تم رصدها مؤخراً أن مشكلة الفساد يتم تداولها علناً بالنقاش
Egypt came number 115 on the list of Transparency International's report; the organization described Egypt's position as being closer to “corrupt countries”. The report also mentioned that corruption is a great hurdle when it comes to development in Egypt. Though it is widespread, it is being discussed openly and that is a point in Egypt's favor. 
ووضعت المنظمة دول الصومال وبورما وهايتي في أعلي تصنيف الدول “الفاسدة”، وأفضل البلدان المصنفة كدول “نظيفة” الدنمارك والسويد ونيوزيلندا
Somalia, Burma, and Haiti were placed among the most corrupt countries as opposed to the “cleanest” countries like Denmark, Sweden, and New Zealand.
وعلى مستوى الشرق الاوسط جاءت مصر فى المرتبة الـ13 ، وكانت قطر الدول الأفضل في المنطقة طبقاً للتصنيف الأخير للمنظمة الدولية والتي احتلت المرتبة الـ28 على المستوي العالم ، أما الدولة الأسوأ فكانت العراق التي جاءت في المرتبة 178 علي مستوي العالم
 Middle East wise, Egypt came number 13 and Qatar, which occupied the 28th position worldwide, came first in the Middle East. The most corrupt country was Iraq – it came 178 worldwide.
وتعريف المنظمة للفساد هو : سوء استغلال السلطة من أجل تحقيق مكاسب شخصية
 The organization defines corruption as: abusing power to achieve personal gains


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  • melkhafif

    I’m just wondering…we’ve become a little bit “Cleaner” based on the ranking, but that is because of what?

    Local decreasing in corruption rate , or Global increasing in corruption rate?!

    That’s a really valid point that needs to be clear !!

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