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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
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
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
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
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.
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 ...
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
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
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
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
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts have ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
This study examines factors that determine business people’s attitudes towards paying taxes in Ethiopia. Based on data obtained from a survey of ...
Tax, compliance, perceptions, attitudes, rates, audit, penalty, Ethiopia
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Global indexes are commonly used to measure a country’s performance, including on the implementation of human rights conventions. Such audit-like ...
Project | Oct 2006 - Feb 2007
The objective of this project is 1. To increase our insight in how more transparency and openness to the public may be introduced into the budget processes. ...
public reform, budget, transparenct, civil society, Angola
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
Best practice in capacity building in public finance management in Africa. Experiences of Norad and Sida
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study was contracted by Sida and NORAD for the purpose of summarising experiences in capacity building for Public Finance Management (PFM) in Africa. ...
Project | Jan - Apr 2006
The review shall comprise, but not necessary be limited to, the following tasks: Review how the terms and procedures related to administrative arrangements ...
Statistics, Economic Modelling, Economic Planning, Africa: Malawi
U4 Brief | May 2008
Honduras invests large sums in education,but powerful teachers' unions and political appointments hinder reforms in a sector vulnerable to corruption ...
education, english, corruption, Honduras, Honduras