David McNair

David McNair
David leads ONE's advocacy and policy work on government transparency, oil and gas transparency and open data, equipping citizens in developing countries follow the money from resources to results.

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G20 leaders fail to deliver true transparency at Brisbane summit

G20 leaders fail to deliver true transparency at Brisbane summit

This weekend, leaders of the world’s 20 most powerful countries – known as the G20 – met in Brisbane, Australia, to discuss the challenges facing the global economy. Amid rumors that Vladimir Putin left early because he got a frosty reception from other leaders, critical issues affecting the world’s poor w......
The Trillion Dollar Scandal – how do we know?

The Trillion Dollar Scandal – how do we know?

Estimating the costs and impacts of corruption is a difficult and controversial area. The UN Office of Drugs and Crime, the IMF and the World Bank have all been working on these issues for some time. The data is patchy – we are, by definition, measuring something that is secretive. Assumptions considered reasonable by some&......
Did Finance Ministers act on corruption? Marks out of 10…

Did Finance Ministers act on corruption? Marks out of 10…

This weekend Finance Ministers from the world’s largest economies met in Australia to agree steps to increase economic growth and address the challenges of the global economy. Thousands of ONE members sent tweets and messages in the past few days, asking them to use the meeting to take decisive steps to end the scandal tha......
New report: $1 Trillion siphoned from poor countries every year

New report: $1 Trillion siphoned from poor countries every year

Poor countries are poor and the money rich countries spend helping them is bigger than money coming the other way, right? Wrong. The ONE Campaign has just launched a campaign exposing the biggest heist you’ve never heard of. ONE’s analysis shows that more than a trillion dollars is siphoned from poor countries every year ......