SIERRA LEONE MOVES FOUR STEPS UPWARDS IN THE 2013 CPI
Sierra Leone has moved four steps upwards in the 2013 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI) released on 2nd December 2013.
The CPI is an annual survey tool used by TI, the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption, to assess perceived levels of public sector corruption across the world.
Out of 177 countries surveyed in 2013, Sierra Leone is ranked 119, which rates the country four places upwards from its 123rd position in the 2012 index, ahead of Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria and Russia.
In recent times, Sierra Leone has made steady progress in the fight against corruption. The country has moved 39 spaces upwards in the rankings in five years, from 158 in 2008 to 119 in 2013. .
The Commission wishes to assure all Sierra Leoneans of its relentless determination to curb corruption at all levels and in all sectors of the country.
Koloneh Sankoh (Ms.)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH