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'Less tolerance' for international corruption

Peter Eigen has fought corruption for decades. Originally a banker, he set up Transparency International to publicise the extent of bribery.

Now, he is trying to combat the 'resource curse', so-called because the citizens of poor countries do not see the benefits of the huge revenues earned from minerals, oil and gas.

Jonathan Charles asked Peter Eigen if he is disheartened by the fact that corruption in international business is still so prevalent.

Watch the full interview with Peter Eigen on HARDtalk on Wednesday 4th November 2009.

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