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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.
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 ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of ...
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 | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
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
News | 8 Jun 2009
AusAID joined U4 and became the eigth partner agency of the U4 anti-corruption online resource centre.
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
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
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
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 ...
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
U4 Brief | May 2016
Development agencies, by definition, must engage with corruption risk. Working in settings where corruption is engrained ...
anti-corruption, corruption risk management, donor policies, integrity in aid, OECD
Comment assurer le suivi et l'évaluation des agences anti-corruption : Guide à l'usage des agences, des donateurs et des évaluateurs
U4 Issue | May 2012
Le nombre d’agences anti-corruption (AAC) à travers le monde est en constante augmentation. Pourtant, donateurs internationaux ...
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.
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+.
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem ...
corruption, Costa Rica
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 ...
anti-corruption agencies, evaluation measurement
Project | Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Danish International Development Assistance (Danida), the Swedish Agency for Development Evaluation (SADEV), ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, evaluation, aid
U4 Brief | Dec 2013
A comparison of U4 partner agencies’ anti-corruption strategies shows that while they take different shapes, their purpose, content and ...
aid, donors, anti-corruption strategies, risk management, zero tolerance