30 Jun 2020
UK Overseas Territories such as British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands have a well-known reputation for facilitating money laundering and the movement of illicit finance. It is important to understand this wider context if we are to see why the UK and the OTs each behave as they do.
21 Jun 2020
Successful recoveries and returns are crucial if ‘returner’ and ‘receiver’ countries are to be convinced that this complex process is worth the effort.
18 Jun 2020
Development agencies are relative newcomers to the field of countering money laundering and illicit financial flows. These are problems that present major challenges to donors’ ways of working.
14 Jun 2020
Donors should support long-term, strategic approaches to health sector integrity based on a sound understanding of dynamics in the sector and different actors' roles.
3 Jun 2020
During the Covid-19 pandemic, donors must deliver aid quickly and efficiently. Not all funding mechanisms are equally adapted to address corruption risks related to the current health and economic crisis.
24 May 2020
Governments and donors need to be alert to the role of professional enablers in facilitating economic crime during the Covid-19 pandemic.
19 May 2020
In countries where a systemic approach isn’t practical, practitioners should target specific anti-corruption interventions that promise highest impact and feasibility. Albania is a case in point.
17 May 2020
Cash transfers can be fast, support local economies, and prevent people from slipping into deep poverty. Corruption risks can be reduced through transparent targeting mechanisms and more.
14 May 2020
Schools and universities in various countries are teaching youth about integrity norms and values. Despite limited evidence on effectiveness, some good practices and lessons learned have emerged.
7 May 2020
Government pandemic response plans and policies need to involve anti-corruption agencies from the start, as well as identifying and assessing corruption risks.
30 Apr 2020
Large disbursements of funds to tackle the current crisis are at risk of corruption. Through digital accountability networks, civil society can play a crucial role in ensuring funds for the pandemic reach their destination.
25 Apr 2020
It has been hard to show good results from donors’ anti-corruption work. Reflections on the methods typically favoured highlight traps to avoid and steps still worth pursuing.
18 Apr 2020
With a huge influx of cashflows and medical supply shortages, humanitarian emergencies create fertile ground for corruption.
13 Apr 2020
When setting up a whistleblowing system, anti-corruption agencies should bear in mind the broader context when choosing which software to deploy.
7 Apr 2020
There is growing support for beneficial ownership registers. This answer provides an early evaluation of achievements and challenges.
5 Apr 2020
The international anti-corruption journey is a story of gradual accumulation of institutions, lacking in strategic coherence.
31 Mar 2020
Blockchain technology promised to be a game changer in anti-corruption efforts due to its immutability and transparency. Whether it fulfils its promise depends on levels of connectivity, digital literacy, and reliable institutions where it is deployed.
26 Mar 2020
26 Mar 2020
Maintenir la lutte contre la corruption durant la réponse à l’épidémie du Covid-19 s’avère essentiel.
26 Mar 2020
This pandemic will be seen by some as an opportunity to take advantage of the emergency to abuse their power for private gain. In this unique circumstance, it is critical that corruption not be ignored.