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CMI Report | Jan 2005
Despite the important accountability functions assigned supreme audit institutions, little is known about their actual functioning and we have scant information ...
Accountability/economic accountability, Audit, Auditor general, Budget, Parliament, Supreme audit institutions, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa: Malawi
When Supreme Audit Institutions engage with civil society: Exploring lessons from the Latin American Transparency Participation and Accountability Initiative
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2013
The Transparency, Participation and Accountability Initiative illustrates emerging partnerships between audit institutions and citizens, and highlights ...
Supreme Audit Institutions, auditing, civic engagement, transparency, participation, accountability, Latin America, people's engagement, Latin America
Maximising the efficiency and impact of Supreme Audit Institutions through engagement with other stakeholders
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The effectiveness of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) is not determined solely by resources and capacity levels. A range of other factors is of ...
Accountability, Audit, Audit cycle, Media, NGO, Parliament, People's engagement, , Public financial management, Public participation, Public resources, Supreme Audit Institution, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia
Responding to the challenges of supreme audit institutions: Can legislatures and civil society help?
U4 Issue | Feb 2009
The gaps between approved budgets and the realisation of policy and development goals stand among key governance challenges in many developing countries. ...
Supreme Audit Institution, external audit, financial audit, compliance audit, performance audit, audit, public resources, accountability, public financial management and procurement
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
The study explores the role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the management of public funds in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Weak public financial ...
Budget, audit cycles, public financial management, supreme audit institutions, auditor generals, institutions of restraint, democratic accountability, Africa: Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 28 Nov 2013
How can Supreme Audit Institutions engage and involve citizens at all stages of the audit cycle? This question was top of the agenda at the Open Government Partnership's Annual Summit in early November.
Evaluation of cooperation between Office of Auditor General of Norway and National Audit Office in Malawi
Project | May - Sep 2013
This project is an evaluation of the collaborative venture between the Office of the Auditor General of Norway (OAGN) and the National Audit Office (NAO) ...
Supreme audit institutions, accountability, integrity, Norway, Malawi
U4 Issue | Feb 2015
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption ...
REDD+, political economy, corruption, anti-corruption, forest governance, natural resource management, Indonesia
CMI Report | Jul 2007
This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government's budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper ...
Angola, Budget process, Public reform, Public finance, Transparency, Civil society
Mapping evidence gaps in anti-corruption: Assessing the state of the operationally relevant evidence on donors' actions and approaches to reducing corruption
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
This paper charts the current evidence on effectiveness of different anti-corruption reforms, and identifies significant evidence gaps. Despite a substantial ...
Anti-corruption, Corruption, Donor, Interventions, Civil society, Public sector reform, Budget support, Review, Evidence, Operational guidance, Assessment, evaluation measurement
News | 25 Sep 2012
Corruption poses a serious threat to sustainable development and security. Donors spend large sums in support of interventions to reduce corruption and ensure that their funds are used for the intended purposes. Yet, despite these investments, the causes of corruption are better understood than how to most effectively reduce corruption.
CMI Brief | Nov 2018
On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-pages-long verdict on LGBT rights and love. “Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India” ...
LGBT rights, India
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
Donors and development actors rely quite heavily on audit reports, despite their high cost and the disruption they cause. Yet it is questionable whether ...
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Report in External Series | Apr 2012
The constitution of Bangladesh bestows the parliament with supreme powers in making laws and approving budgets. It is given wide-ranging authority to ...
Parliament, politics, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
How to do accountability differently through the vertical integration of civil society advocacy and monitoring
News | 21 Sep 2016
Despite the proliferation of civil society monitoring and advocacy initiatives, accountability failures are still persistent. Vertical integration provides a strategy for civil society initiatives to minimize the loopholes in their advocacy and monitoring which facilitate the perpetuation of corruption and inefficiency.
Civil Society Monitoring, Accountability, Philippines
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several non-governmental ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Public anthropology is a collective aspiration shaped by generally shared values and intentions within significant sections of social and cultural anthropology. ...
public anthropology, impact, audit, publications