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Key Research Articles (15)
The impact of corruption on EU financial aid in European Neighbourhood countries Magdalena Lyubenova won the Transparency International competition for the best anti-corruption thesis at the College of Europe for her study of the impact of corruption on the European Neighbourhood Policy. Below, she describes her findings. Read More...
Posted at Jul 18, 2016 02:15 PM
Investigating the efficiency of the Moroccan Anti-Corruption Campaign ACRN Guest Blogger Nicolas Hamelin discusses a recent investigation he conducted into a 2012 social marketing campaign against corruption in Morocco. While it was widely publicized (reaching 60% of survey respondents), the campaign failed to make a real impact for two key reasons: the overly simplistic nature of the message and, ironically, the general public distrust of the government. Read More...
Posted at Jul 14, 2014 11:55 AM
A NEW TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS? PLUS: THE UNCAC, EITI AND PETTY CORRUPTION IN POST-ARAB SPRING TUNISIA In the wake of the UNHRC’s resolution in June to work towards a new treaty on business and human rights, Keith Henderson, professor at the Washington College of Law, considers the possible implications for the anti-corruption community. He also presents a paper on Tunisia’s legal anti-corruption framework post-revolution. Read More...
Posted at Jul 10, 2014 05:00 PM
The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. However, not all countries with an asset declaration regime in place require members of the judiciary to make such declarations. Read More...
Posted at Jul 03, 2014 01:02 PM
Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Governance in the Middle East and North African will be essential reading for scholars, activists and policy makers. This new Handbook presents the first comprehensive framework of the question of governance in the Middle East in its various forms and manifestations: political, economic, and government performance. Read More...
Posted at Jul 03, 2014 12:25 PM
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Anti-Corruption Datasets (2)
2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance the Ibrahim Index is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data that provides an annual assessment of governance performance in every African country. It compiles 86 indicators grouped into 14 sub-categories and four overarching categories to measure the effective delivery of public goods and services to African citizens. Topics covered by the index include: Rule of law, accountability, personal safety, participation, gender, human rights, public management, infrastructure, education and health. Read More...
Posted at Nov 08, 2011 03:41 PM
World Development Indicators 2011 The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources, the World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's flagship statistical publication and establishes the benchmark against which development progress is measured. This 15th edition of WDI in its current format, aims to provide relevant, high-quality, internationally comparable statistics about development and the quality of people’s lives around the globe. It focuses on the impact of the decision to make data freely available under an open license and with better online tools. The section introductions discuss key issues in measuring the economic and social phenomena described in the tables and charts and introduce new sources of data. It includes more than 900 indicators in more than 90 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. The data includes national, regional and global estimates. Read More...
Posted at Jul 12, 2011 02:16 PM
 
Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (2)
  • Business Ethics (King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah) This aim of this course is to introduce students to the social responsibility of organizations towards the community. It focuses on some ethical issues facing organizations and what the effects of such issues on the decision makers in their dealing with society. This course, also, encourages students to behave according to the required ethical standards as employees and managers in their organizations. Read More...
    Posted at Mar 07, 2014 03:32 PM
  • Political, Social and Legal Environment of Business (Islamic Economics Institute, Jeddah) This course provides essential information concerning various laws and regulations that govern the business environment in Saudi Arabia. Emphasis is placed on the definition of regulations, commercial law, company act, bill of exchange law (commercial paper), liquidation and bankruptcy law, banking control law and foreign investment law as well as financial crimes that affect business envirnment. Read More...
    Posted at Mar 07, 2014 03:25 PM
 
 

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