Handling other people’s wealth – the taint of corruption

Clare Short


Abstract


The Rt Hon Clare Short explains how the issue of corruption is directly relevant to the prospects of reducing poverty in developing countries. She describes the role of corruption, such as bribery and money laundering, in perpetuating poverty and outlines the opportunities for international partnership and strategy to address the problems and their causes. Article by the Rt Hon Clare Short MP (Secretary of State for International Development) based on a speech given at the Society of Advanced Legal Studies Conference on 24 February 2000, published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

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