Jeremy Pope

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Jeremy Pope (born 1938), a dual national of Ireland and New Zealand, has been involved in a number of human rights NGOs, including the Anti-Apartheid Movement, and – as a founding trustee together with Lord Lester of Herne Hill and Mary Robinson – the London-based NGO, Interrights.

Pope was one of the seven founders (and was founding Managing Director) of Transparency International (TI), a 'global coalition against corruption'. His original analysis of the “national integrity system” has been published in more than 20 languages (now titled Confronting Corruption: the Elements of a National Integrity System: The TI Sourcebook 2000). In 2003 Pope left Transparency International (TI) to establish Tiri, with the Norwegian, Fredrik Galtung.

With Dr Nihal Jayawickrama, Pope created the Judicial Integrity Group, a group of senior judges from the 'developing world' tasked with building integrity in their judicial systems (the Group created the Bangalore Standards of Judicial Conduct, adopted by the United Nations.

He has served as personal anti-corruption adviser, among others, to the President of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, to President Olusegun Obasanjo (Nigeria) and to Under-Secretary General Dileep Nair (of the UN OIOS).

Pope regularly appears as a commentator on such news programmes as the BBC World Service, CNN and the Voice of America. [1]


  1. 'Jeremy Pope', Tiri website, accessed 23 April, 2009.