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U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
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 | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
Project | Jan 2018 - Nov 2019
Political Corruption in AfricaExtraction and Power Preservation This book is analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity ...
Corruption, political corruption, development, Africa, Africa
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 | 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.
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.
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
Project | Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
SUGAR in Uganda DFID has initiated a new programme, called Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-Corruption and Accountability Regime (SUGAR). ...
Anti-corruption, real-time evaluation, PDIA, Developmental Evaluation, institutional transformation, collective action, innovation, Uganda, Ghana
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
Event | 11 May 2012
Rajeev Goel will present a large cross-country dataset on the nexus between economic uncertainty and corruption. prevalence of corruption
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.
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 | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
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 ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
Project | Jun 2011 - Jan 2013
If democracy curbs corruption, why is Bangladesh so corrupt? Despite the widespread perception that democracy reduced corruption, the empirical ...
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
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.