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News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
News | 28 Jun 2016
Some donor interventions, like supporting public financial management, seem to help combat corruption. Others are ineffective. Opinion by Aled Williams ...
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
U4 Issue | Aug 2008
The introduction of ‘new' aid modalities - and in particular general budget support - has increased the interest in the relationship between corruption ...
corruption, anti-corruption, corruption in aid, public financial management and procurement
Event | 6 Mar 2012
Donors often depend on middlemen and local partners in aid and humanitarian operations. A number of incidents have shown that being dependent on middlemen ...
Report in External Series | Feb 2008
This paper is an output from a two-year research project on the linkages between Good Governance, New Aid Modalities and Poverty Reduction for the Advisory ...
corruption, governance, aid, budget support
Submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee “Effectiveness of UK Aid Inquiry”, 2020
U4 Report | Mar 2020
Corruption in its various guises is well established as an impediment both to aid effectiveness and broader development goals: this is why anti-corruption ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, aid effectiveness
CMI Brief | Jan 2008
Corruption is bad for donor business. Corruption reduces popular support for aid in donor countries. However, aid agencies should pay attention to corruption ...
Anti.corruption, donors, aid
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
By probing projects in many different sectors and differing contexts it has been possible to find some striking similarities in terms of how fraud is ...
corruption, monitoring aid, corruption in aid, World
News | 8 Jun 2009
AusAID joined U4 and became the eigth partner agency of the U4 anti-corruption online resource centre.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Apr 2011
Anecdotes abound that corruption is still a very real challenge for development aid policy and practice. So too does more formal research evidence. This ...
corruption, anti-corruption, aid
U4 Brief | May 2016
Development agencies, by definition, must engage with corruption risk. Working in settings where corruption is engrained in governance ...
anti-corruption, corruption risk management, donor policies, integrity in aid, OECD
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of an act of ...
Event | 1 Sep 2016
The Proxy Challenge Competition was launched in 2013 to help aid donors better assess the results of anti-corruption efforts. In 2014, U4 ran the first edition of the challenge, and brought together a body of promising, bespoke proxy indicators. In this second round we still aim to find the best proxy indicators that can track progress of anti-corruption reform initiatives. We need reliable, intuitive, accessible, and cost-effective assessment methods that are useful across country-contexts.
Corruption, Aid, Monitoring and evaluation
Journal Article | Jan 1999
For decades the international donor community has turned a blind eye to corruption in developing countries. This attitude appears to have changed. There ...
Corruption, Foreign aid
U4 Issue | Mar 2011
Donor agencies are increasingly vigilant for signs of corruption or other abuses in the projects and programmes they fund, no matter what aid modality ...
corruption in aid
News | 2 May 2016
A risk management strategy that can identify, assess and propose specific mitigation measures for corruption problems can help better address corruption. When done right, corruption risk management can contribute to increase development impacts.
U4 Brief | Mar 2009
Humanitarian crises that call for international assistance almost always take place in countries that either can’t or won’t meet the needs ...
humanitarian aid, corruption, emergencies, USA, Iran, Sudan
Book | Jan 2016
Aid agencies increasingly consider anti-corruption activities important for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. In the ...
U4 Issue | Sep 2011
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are often on the front line of aid delivery, managing a significant proportion of aid funds. The risk of corruption ...