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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 | 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 | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
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
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 ...
Achieving Success and Avoiding Failure in Anti-Corruption Commissions: Developing the Role of Donors
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Anti-corruption Commissions (ACCs) have, with one or two exceptions, been a disappointment both to the people of developing countries and to ...
corruption, anti-corruption conventions, commissions, World
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.
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.
News | 3 Dec 2010
CMI / U4 is commissioning a strategic assessment of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre. Work is to be completed in January-April 2011.
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 ...
commissions, anti-corruption agencies, uncac, Indonesia, Philippines
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
Journal Article | Nov 2015
Indonesia has been struggling to reform its corrupt bureaucracy for years. In 2002 an independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was ...
civil service reform, corruption, Indonesia, anti-corruption commission, human resource management, Indonesia
News | 6 Apr 2010
CMI welcomes, Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Hart, who is the new Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (www.U4.no).
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The discourse on anti-corruption approaches during the last decade has been shaped by two extremes: those who prescribe specialized anti-corruption ...
anti-corruption commissions, institutional change, Indonesia, Indonesia
Edited Book | Aug 2011
A companion volume to the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption published in 2006, the specially commissioned papers in volume ...
corruption, governance, economics
U4 Deputy Director and Senior Adviser
Social Scientist with a focus on corruption and anti-corruption measures in the justice sector.
Southeast Asia, Indonesia
Project | Jun - Oct 2013
Corruption Risk Assessments (CRAs) are both an analytic and due diligence exercise to identify issues associated with, contributing to, or otherwise ...
REDD+, corruption risk assessments, anti-corruption, forest governance
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
Political leadership and commitment to fight corruption at the highest levels is one of the most important preconditions for success in the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Democratisation has brought checks and balances, and new state agencies, to Indonesian politics. Checks and balances and greater responsiveness ...
appointment systems, anti-corruption commission, governance, democratisation, corruption, law enforcement, Indonesia