Corruption and Aid
No aid modality, agency or recipient is free from corruption risks. Find resources on the scope and nature of these risks and how they can be identified and addressed.
Concern about possible corruption in aid flows and projects has grown with increased pressure on donor aid budgets and greater attention to aid effectiveness. Not every donor, recipient or project will be equally exposed to corrupt practices; the context, modalities, choice of partners, and systems for detection all affect risk levels. Equally important is how aid providers respond and how they promote integrity from within.
Among the resources in this U4 Theme Page you will:
Member countries of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) are asked to deliver action plans with commitments towards making their governments more transparent, accountable and participatory. With more than 40 of the OGP’s 55 members having submitted their action plans,Global Integrity has analyzed to what extent they are specific, measurable, actionable, relevant and time-bound. Overall, their assessment shows that there is cause for optimism, with nearly 70 percent of the submitted action plans meet at least four out of the five criteria.