G20 corruption rules could affect Pacific bureaucrats | Pacific Beat

G20 corruption rules could affect Pacific bureaucrats

G20 corruption rules could affect Pacific bureaucrats

Updated 11 November 2014, 17:40 AEDT

Politicians and bureaucrats from Pacific nations who are even suspected of corruption could be denied entry in to Australia as part of new rules being looked at by the G20 summit in Brisbane.

The leaders of the world's richest twenty economies are meeting in the Queensland capital this weekend, and one of the issue up for debate is the global fight against corruption.

Professor Jason Sharman says some Pacific nations' involvement in tax havens and corruption have given the region a poor reputation.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Professor Jason Sharman of Griffith University, currently visiting scholar at New York's Barnard College

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