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We research how corruption can be addressed in different contexts.
News | 9 Nov 2015
An eventual OECD integrity guideline for development agencies should emphasise communication around ethics regimes and control systems, assessment and management of corruption risks, and moving towards joint responses in donors’ integrity systems.
News | 8 Jun 2009
AusAID joined U4 and became the eigth partner agency of the U4 anti-corruption online resource centre.
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.
News | 31 Oct 2013
The Danish International Development Agency (Danida) has signed a three year contract with CMI's U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre.
Event | 1 Feb 2005
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre has recently launched a new focus area on Public Financial Management (PFM). This workshop brings together experts and specialists from the U4 development agencies, practitioners and development researchers, to discuss the main challenges related to corruption and PFM.
U4 Brief | May 2017
Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) are often considered a last resort against corruption and are expected to solve a problem that other institutions have ...
anti-corruption agencies, evaluation measurement
U4 Brief | Dec 2013
A comparison of U4 partner agencies’ anti-corruption strategies shows that while they take different shapes, their purpose, content and approach ...
aid, donors, anti-corruption strategies, risk management, zero tolerance
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 ...
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
Project | Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Danish International Development Assistance (Danida), the Swedish Agency for Development Evaluation (SADEV), the ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, evaluation, aid
How to monitor and evaluate anti-corruption agencies: Guidelines for agencies, donors, and evaluators
U4 Issue | Sep 2011
The number of Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) around the world has increased dramatically over the past decades. Nevertheless, the value of ACAs is increasingly ...
UNCAC in a nutshell. A quick guide to the United Nations Convention against Corruption for embassy and donor agency staff
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
This guide provides an introduction for country-level embassy and donor agency staff on what the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
This chapter tracks Costa Rica’s long transition from a particularistic to a universal ethical society using a process-tracing methodology. It argues ...
Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Costa Rica
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
An exception to the rule? Why Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission succeeds where others don't - a comparison with the Philippines' Ombudsman
U4 Issue | Aug 2010
Anti-corruption agencies have long been a principal strategy to fight corruption in many developing countries. Unfortunately, few of them have produced ...
commissions, anti-corruption agencies, uncac, Indonesia, Philippines
U4 Issue | Jun 2015
“A fish rots from the head” is the saying when an organisation’s leadership is seen as responsible for the unethical behaviour of its ...
anti-corruption agencies, justice sector, appointment, recruitment, removal, leadership
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Integrating anti-corruption measures into sector work – known as mainstreaming – receives increased attention from the development community. ...
Project | Nov 2017
SDC invited U4 to join a policy discussion on challenges regarding corruption in the commodity sector faced by commodity companies, development agencies ...
Corruption, commodity trading, Switzerland, Mali, Sierra Leone, Iraq
Project | Mar - Aug 2006
An updated and adapted version of the U4 Essential In-Country Anti-Corruption Training Corse, held in Bern, 8 & 9 June 2006, for HQ and field staff ...
Corruption, good governance, aid, World
Book | Jan 2016
Aid agencies increasingly consider anti-corruption activities important for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. In the ...