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We research how corruption can be addressed in different contexts.
U4 Practice Insight | Sep 2009
In 2004 and 2005, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) implemented the first anti‑corruption project involving ...
private sector, nepal
How prepared are we to assess real implementation of anti corruption conventions? Lessons from the Americas
U4 Issue | Mar 2009
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is the latest achievement in a series of international anti corruption treaties. All of them ...
Review mechanism, anti-corruption convention, convention follow up, performance indicators, UNCAC, IACAC, MESICIC
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
Event | 16 Oct 2008
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. Ivar Kolstad introduces a concept of core unethical corruption, defined as violations of distributed ethical obligations for private gain.
Event | 12 Jun 2006
CMI reseacher Tina Søreide, defends her PhD at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 12 June. Her dissertation is made up of five articles that deal with different aspects of business corruption from a critical assessment of corruption indices to corruption in international business transactions. She has also looked at corruption and procurement and on how corruption may affect privatization.
Event | 11 May 2012
Rajeev Goel will present a large cross-country dataset on the nexus between economic uncertainty and corruption. prevalence of corruption
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 2012
Vietnam scores poorly on international measures of corruption. The Communist Party is trying to clean up public life, but progress is slow. Meanwhile, critique increases as corruption and rent-seeking impairs further economic growth.
Event | 22 Nov 2010
Despite broad international attention to corruption and its consequences, the crime continues to be a problem throughout the globe. Senior researcher at CMI and former Governance and Anti-Corruption (GAC) advisor at the World Bank, Tina Søreide, will present some explanations for the lack of anti-corruption progress, with a focus on policy design, legal grey-zones and political agendas.
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.
Event | 15 Jun 2012
Will REDD+ improve forest governance and address corruption, or add to corruption problems leading to social, environmental and economic harm?
Event | 11 May 2015
Norad’s international corruption hunters network meets in Bergen. Hear how they work to prosecute corrupt criminals.
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.
Event | 15 Jun 2007
What is the extent and impact of corruption in infrastructure in developing countries? Charles J. Kenny is a development economist and a senior researcher at the World Bank.
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.
Event | 23 Oct 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries. How is police corruption linked to the wider processes of development - including crime, violence and poverty, asks Jens Chr. Andvig from NUPI and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad in this seminar.
News | 2 Oct 2015
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre´s call for more EU action to curb corruption in non-EU partner countries hit a European nerve.
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.